This the final article in Oliver White's blog series covering policies and complexities in the global migrant crisis. In this piece, Oliver sums up the issues we're facing and examines some of the challenges that lay ahead in implementing an effective solution, which demands bold leadership.
In part three of Oliver White's five part series, he explains why resettlement is not a feasible solution to solving the world's refugee crisis. So minuscule is the number of countries participating in UNHCR's resettlement program, that in 2015 there were enough places to resettle 0.66% of the world's refugees.
Oliver White explains how Australia's 'stopping the boats' policy undermines the global architecture of protection for refugees.
The recent discovery of 13 bodies 125 km from the coast of Christmas Island is a harsh reminder that government policies aiming to deter asylum seekers from coming to Australia are failing. Oliver White explains why this is the case and how Australia could better take the lead in establishing a regional approach to asylum.
Millions of refugees and asylum seekers face tough challenges in their struggle to find safety in Asia Pacific. Oliver White examines why countries, including Australia, should seek a regional solution to ensuring the safety and human rights of asylum seekers and refugees in the region.