Louise Aubin

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Ms. Aubin is the UNHCR Regional Representative to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. Since joining UNHCR, she has served in a number of refugee and internal displacement operations including Central African Republic, Rwanda, Guinea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Bangladesh, in addition to legal and advocacy work in Canada and in France. Before coming to Australia, she was Deputy Director in the Division of International Protection at UNHCR’s Headquarters in Geneva. Ms Aubin is a Canadian lawyer.

Louise will be speaking on the panel 'Building Communities for Change' on Friday 15 February

    1.15pm - 2.45pm

    Conference Day Two Friday 14

    Parallel Session: Building communities for change

    Communities play a crucial role in supporting successful settlement. This session explores the partnerships between local governments, community organisations and local residents that aim to foster a welcoming and inclusive community.


    Om Dhungel, Refugee Communities Advocacy Network NSW


    Louise Aubin, United Nations High Comissioner for Refugees
    Rebecca Langton, Refugee Council of Australia
    Nick McGuire, Logan City Council
    Shankar Kasynathan, My New Neighbour
    Daniel Zingifuaboro, Council of South Sudanese Communities Queensland


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