Sanjula Weerasinghe - Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies
Sanjula is an Australian lawyer and independent consultant based in Geneva. She has undertaken senior, specialist consulting roles with UNHCR and IOM focused on the intersection of international law, displacement, and migration, particularly in the context of disaster, climate change, and conflict.
She has worked in the secretariat of the State-led Migrants in Countries in Crisis Initiative and with NGOs, think tanks and research institutions in Thailand, Hong Kong, the United States, and Switzerland.
Sanjula is a Centre Affiliate at the Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law at the University of New South Wales, a Non-Resident Fellow at the Institute for the Study of International Migration at Georgetown University, and an Advisory Committee member of the Platform on Disaster Displacement. Sanjula received her LL.B (Hons) from Monash University and her LL.M. (Dist) from Georgetown University.