The UNHCR’s Regional Representative and the Refugee Council of Australia will be part of a public panel discussion on the Syrian refugee crisis hosted by UNSW tonight.
Random bombing of Islamic State targets in Syria will not help ease the suffering of the Syrian people, writes Anthony Billingsley.
US Ambassador-at-Large Stephen Rapp has told a UNSW audience the Assad regime's penchant for documenting its criimes means “justice will arrive” for Syrians.
US Ambassador-at-Large Stephen Rapp will give a public lecture on the "challenge of Syria" at UNSW Law next week.
The government’s proposals to restrict Australians travelling to war zones, while not as invasive as some measures adopted overseas, do impose an onerous burden on travellers, writes Sangeetha Pillai.
Instead of a military solution to the Syrian conflict, the US must join with Russia to pursue a unified diplomatic approach to end the bloodshed, writes Anthony Billingsley.
The international focus has been on the war in Syria and its refugees, but the impact on host countries, such as Lebanon, also demands attention, writes Anthony Billingsley.
Australia should use its position as president of the UN Security Council to deliver durable improvements to the Council's effectiveness, write Jeremy Farrall and Jeni Whalan.
For Syrian peace talks to succeed, the rebels and their foreign supporters will have to abandon hopes of a clear victory, writes Anthony Billingsley.
With the conflict in Syria continuing with no end in sight, is it time for true foreign intervention to solve the crisis, asks Anthony Billingsley.