Refugees at home and abroad: The potential for Australian leadership within a global displacement crisis

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    Refugees at home and abroad: The potential for Australian leadership within a global displacement crisis

    Date Tue, 05 Jun 2018
    Time 18:00 – 19:00
    Location AIIA (ACT Branch)

    In the context of a truly global displacement crisis, how can Australia fairly and compassionately address its challenges and implications? UNHCR Regional Representative, Mr Thomas Albrecht, will outline international developments and best practices around the world, and reflect upon the potential for Australia to enhance its own role in displacement response and innovation. 

    Mr Thomas Albrecht is the Regional Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Canberra, with geographical responsibility for the region, which includes Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. Mr Albrecht’s...

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