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10 Dec 2018 description

Thank you for giving us the floor, moderator.

This is a civil society collective message. We are connected and have organized in this process and throughout Migration Week: we are unified in our diversity to ensure the Global Compact fosters real change for migrants and their families.

22 Nov 2018 description

Bangkok, 22 November 2018, 07:00: On 21 November 2018, the Australian Government confirmed that they intend to withdraw from the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration (GCM). The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) strongly criticises this decision by Australia to shy away from this historic agreement.

30 Aug 2018 description

Index: ASA 05/8971/2018

30 August 2018

JOINT OPEN LETTER TO THE PACIFIC ISLANDS FORUM LEADERS AND OBSERVERS IN THE CONTEXT OF AUSTRALIA’S ABUSIVE OFFSHORE REFUGEE PROCESSING POLICY

10 Mar 2018 description

Bangkok, 16 February 2018, 14:30: On 13 February 2018, Japan’s Ministry of Justice released a preliminary press release of their asylum processing statistics for 2017. These figures revealed an astounding 99.9% rejection rate of all applications.

15 Dec 2015 description

Together with our members the APRRN Secretariat has prepared a briefing paper for the High Commissioner’s Dialogue on Protection Challenges, which was held from 16-17 December in Geneva. This year the Dialogue focused on ‘Root Causes’ and the briefing paper provides more background and analysis on understanding root causes in the Asia context.