With Hungary in the news this week for its treatment of refugees, Professor Bill Maley looks at the relevance of refugee policy for Australian diplomacy and reputation and the challenges for core agencies. He talked to Dr Caitlin Byrne, Assistant Professor of the Faculty of Society and Design at Bond University, at the Australian Diplomacy Today Symposium on Friday 28 August.
William Maley is Professor of Diplomacy at the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy. He taught in the School of Politics, University College, University of New South Wales, Australian Defence Force Academy and has served as a Visiting Professor at the Russian Diplomatic Academy, a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Public Policy at the University of Strathclyde and a Visiting Research Fellow in the Refugee Studies Programme at Oxford University. He is a Barrister of the High Court of Australia, Vice-President of the Refugee Council of Australia and a member of the Australian Committee of the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP). In 2002, he was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM). In 2009, he was elected a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (FASSA).
Interviewer: Dr Caitlin Byrne
Producer: Catherine Garlick
Editor: Yang Jie