Can we demand more from the Global Compact on Refugees? Reflecting on lessons from climate change cooperation

Blog post written by Suzanna Nelson-Pollard. Suzanna is an alumna of the Refugee Law Initiative’s MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies and was recently employed at the Norwegian Refugee Council in their humanitarian policy team in Geneva, working on the Global Compact. She is currently in Puerto Rico and can be found writing here. (more…)

Refugee Protection in the United Kingdom Beyond Brexit: The Perils of Australian Exceptionalism

Blog post written by Linda Kirk, a Senior Lecturer at the ANU College of Law, Australian National University and a current Visiting Fellow at the Refugee Law Initiative. Linda will present the first seminar on the RLI’s 8th International Refugee Law Seminar Series: ‘Refugee Law in the New World Disorder’ on 25 October 2017, on the topic of this blog post  For full Seminar Series details and to book tickets, please visit (more…)

‘Leaving the Cold War Behind’: Crime and Forced Migration in Latin America

Blog post written by Dr David James Cantor, Director of the Refugee Law Initiative (RLI), School of Advanced Study, University of London, and senior adviser to the Americas Bureau, UNHCR. The views expressed in this article are his alone and do not necessarily reflect those of the RLI, UNHCR or any other institution. This blog post was originally written for Refugees Deeply where it was published on 4 October 2017. It is republished here with their permission. (more…)