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Central Melbourne

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Ms Annabel Brown

The Asia Dialogue on Forced Migration

In 2015, the Centre for Policy Development convened the first of six meetings of the Asia Dialogue on Forced Migration. The Dialogue brings together policy makers and experts from government, NGOs, policy and academic institutions and international organisations, each of whom acts in their personal capacities to support the development of a more effective, durable and dignified approach to ‘forced migration’.

Typically, forced migratory movements involve the most vulnerable people and are proving the most difficult for governments around the world to manage. Often an element of deception or coercion exists, including human trafficking and threats to life and livelihood arising from natural or man-made causes.

Annabel Brown is Program Manager of the Asia Dialogue on Forced Migration for CPD. She is an experienced adviser and facilitator with over 15 years’ experience supporting effective social and economic development in Australia and the Asia-Pacific. Annabel has particular expertise leading research and evaluation projects focused on understanding policy influence, advocacy, leadership development, governance, accountability and empowerment. Agencies and networks she has worked with include Transparency International, Oxfam, WaterAid, the Secretariat of Pacific Community, the Australian Public Service Commission and the Australian Aid Program.

Annabel has a Masters in International Development from RMIT University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Australia, majoring in Philosophy. She is passionate about generating knowledge, through collaborative processes, and using that to improve policy and practice.

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