Reports

Joint submission to the Universal Periodic Review: Papua New Guinea

The following content is adapted from the Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA). The Papua New Guinea (PNG) Government will appear before the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva for the third periodic review of its human rights obligations in … Continue reading

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APRRN ANNUAL REPORT 2019

The year of 2019 was an incredible year for APRRN and its programmatic goals of advocacy, information sharing, and capacity strengthening. Particularly of note was APRRN’s instrumental intervention and tireless advocacy on several high-profile cases, including Hakeem al-Araibi and Rahaf … Continue reading

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Women in Leadership: A Review of Challenges, Issues and Creative Solutions across APRRN

In February 2020, students from the Centre for Applied Human Rights at the University of York completed a research project on how APRRN could support women in leadership in the network. This research was commissioned by the APRRN Women, Gender and Diversity Working Group and the ‘Women in Leadership: A … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Briefing on Legal Framework for Refugees in Malaysia

Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) and ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) jointly organised the Parliamentary Briefing on Legal Framework for Refugees in Malaysia on 24 October 2019, in collaboration with the office of the Speaker of the House … Continue reading

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APRRN Annual Report 2018

In 2018, the number of people forced from their homes in the Asia Pacific reached a staggering mark of 7.7 million. According to the UNHCR, a majority of them root from war-torn Afghanistan and Myanmar, casting some of the most … Continue reading

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7th Asia Pacific Consultation on Refugee Rights Report

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APRRN Annual Report 2017

It is our great pleasure to be able to present to you, our APRRN members, friends and supporters, our 2017 Annual Report. This annual report will present updates on our key pillars of work for the past year. This includes a … Continue reading

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APRRN’s 2018 South Asia Short Course on Refugee Rights and Advocacy

The first South Asia Short Course on Refugee Rights and Advocacy took place from 4–8 June 2018 in Bengaluru, India. Organised in partnership with the Centre for Research in Social Sciences and Education, Jain University, Bangalore, this was the first … Continue reading

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APRRN 2016 Annual Report

With great challenges come great opportunities. With the launch of our 2016 Annual Report, the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network calls on its members, governments, and the international community to come together in creating real durable solutions for people that need … Continue reading

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Briefing paper: Past and present responsibility-sharing arrangements for refugees in the Asia Pacific region

This briefing paper was prepared in advance of the first thematic discussion for the global compact on refugees on 10 July 2017. This submission addresses matters directly flagged for consideration in the agenda for the first thematic discussion, with a particular focus on … Continue reading

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