Australia’s place at the human rights table
Australia could play an important role on the UN's Human Rights Council; but a University of Melbourne expert says it needs to focus human rights at home first
Trump and the Rocket Man’s ‘North Korea First’ policy
A University of Melbourne expert says Donald Trump re-iterating "America First" will cause conflict as Kim Jong-un puts "North Korea First" in response.
Restoring voice to people with cognitive disability
People with cognitive disability are frequently denied the right to decision-making, but this needs to change, says a University of Melbourne legal expert.
Learning from the past: Working with WWII refugees
The University of Melbourne looks at the experience of one Australian woman working with refugees in Germany after WWII, and how it informs us now.
A life on the frontline of refugee crises
Former Assistant High Commissioner of the United Nations Refugee Agency, Erika Feller, discusses her career and her new role with the University of Melbourne.
Building a sustainable world depends on our cities
A once-in-twenty year opportunity to drive the world’s urban agenda is happening this October at the UN’s Habitat III conference. Will Australia have its say?
Cities for healthier lives
Cities are making us sick but research led by the University of Melbourne and presented to the UN sets out a blueprint for making our cities healthier.
‘A crisis that very much has a child’s face’
The war in Syria has sparked the largest forced migration crisis since the Second World War. Has policy failed refugees, and what should Australia's role be?
Light shines on Timor-Leste
Xanana Gusmão says Timor-Leste is making strong progress after winning independence from Indonesia – and how Australia can help and also learn.
A long road until justice served
Bringing before a court those responsible for shooting down Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine, killing 298 people, will be long and complicated.