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Third Meeting | Council on Economic Participation for Refugees | April 2019

Key documents: Agenda Participants list Briefing material Meeting summary (available shortly) The third meeting of the Council on Economic Participation for Refugees was held on 11/12 April 2019 at the Canberra office of the...

Seven Steps to SUCCESS: Enabling Refugee Entrepreneurs to Flourish | REPORT | April 2019

Today CPD and Open Political Economy Network (OPEN) have released a new report, Seven Steps to SUCCESS: Enabling Refugee Entrepreneurs to Flourish. The report was written by Philippe Legrain, founder of OPEN, and Andrew Burridge, CPD...

Updated Hutley opinion on directors’ duties and climate risk

Full supplementary memorandum of opinion here Today CPD has released an update of a landmark 2016 legal opinion on how Australian law requires company directors to consider, disclose and respond to climate change. Summary of...

Terry Moran AC delivers Jim Carlton Integrity Lecture on ‘The next long wave of reform — where will the ideas come from?’

In my view, a big problem is the absence of agreement on the big ideas to drive the next long wave of policy reform designed around an Australia which citizens aspire to live in....

Heavyweights now speaking with one voice on climate change risks | Op-ed Sam Hurley | March 2019

Published in The Sydney Morning Herald on 24 March 2019 Climate change is reshaping Australia’s economy and financial system, and its consequences will be devastating without urgent action. If that message had not hit home, the...

Avoiding a Crisis within a Crisis | ADFM Trafficking Risk Assessment | March 2019

Addressing the risks of human trafficking, migrant smuggling and related exploitation arising from the Rohingya displacement in Cox’s Bazar. Between March and November 2018, the Secretariat of the Asia Dialogue on Forced Migration (ADFM)...

Climate Change and the Economy with the RBA’s Guy Debelle | PUBLIC FORUM | March 2019

Full audio of the public forum available here. Full speech by RBA Deputy Governor Dr Guy Debelle available here. On 12 March, as part of our latest public forum on climate change and the...

Public authority directors’ duties and climate change | DISCUSSION PAPER | January 2019

CPD has released a new discussion paper on the legal obligations of public sector corporate boards and directors to consider climate-related risks. Public authority directors’ duties and climate change finds that these directors likely...