Forced migration

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Working paper

The Rohingya response in Bangladesh and the Global Compact on Refugees

This report explores how far the Global Compact on Refugees (GCR) – adopted by 181 UN Member States, including Bangladesh, in December 2018 – has informed the response to the Rohingya crisis.
Report

Refugees as assets not burdens: the role of policy

This publication argues that in an increasingly interconnected world, greater human mobility should be viewed as an opportunity rather than a risk, a vehicle for expanding growth, trade, and human capital accumulation.
Policy

National policy on climate change and disaster-induced displacement: Vanuatu

This policy aims to help guide emergency and development planners to work with the Government of Vanuatu to address the needs of all communities affected by displacement.
Report

Trends in forced migration

This paper reflects on the challenges and implications of forced migration, explores trends in this global phenomenon, and identifies innovative solutions to future crises.
Report

Sent to a war zone: Turkey's illegal deportations of Syrian refugees

This report reveals that, contrary to the Turkish authorities’ claims that they do not deport anyone to Syria, in mid-2019 it is likely that hundreds of Syrian refugees across Turkey were swept up, detained, and transported against their will to one of the world’s most...
Journal article

Kiribati – relocation and adaptation

As well as developing adaptation strategies, the people of Kiribati are having to consider the possibility of permanent relocation.
Report

Out of the shadows: shining a light on irregular migration

Irregular migration exists because there are not enough opportunities for safety and prosperity at home and too few conventional means through which to remedy that lack of opportunity. This report aims to shine a light on irregular migration and contribute to an enormously consequential conversation.
Report

"I don't know what my future will be"

This advocacy update exposes the ongoing human rights violations that Rohingya refugees are facing in camps located in Bangladesh, near the border with Myanmar. Refugee testimonies are used to illustrate the impact that these violations are having on their daily lives, as well as their...
Report

Mapping conditions in Rakhine State

The Australian Strategic Policy Institute's International Cyber Policy Centre has combined open-source data with the collection and analysis of new satellite imagery to assess the current status of settlements in northern Rakhine State, Myanmar, which were burned, damaged or destroyed in 2017.
Report

Refugee alternatives 2018: improving policy, practice and public support

This publication outlines the outcomes of the second annual Refugee Alternatives conference, held in February 2018. The two-day conference, hosted at the University of Melbourne, brought together a broad range of expertise from across the country and globally to cover topics of displacement, protection, cooperation...