Volker Türk, UNHCR's Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, presents the inaugural address on the international protection of refugees.
The High Court decision on asylum seekers detained at sea turned on a technical reading of statutory provisions. The fact remains that Australia is accountable internationally for its actions, writes Jane McAdam.
Replica tents, toys created from old car tyres, and bedding, food and cooking equipment will help Sydneysiders understand the daily realities of living in a refugee camp.
We cannot accept a world where women are considered the collateral damage of war, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has told a symposium attended by UNSW experts.
A UNSW project exposing widespread sexual violence in international refugee camps has resulted in a commitment to act from the UNHCR.
Academics from the Centre for Refugee Research have presented a statement to the UNHCR in Geneva condemning the Australian government's proposed refugee deal with Malaysia.
Key representatives from government, UNHCR and refugee groups will discuss solutions for Australia and the Asia Pacific at a major refugee conference at UNSW.
A report by UNSW researchers will be used in the world's refugee camps to help protect women and girls from violence.