Dr. Madeline Garlick
Chief of Protection Policy and Legal Advice Section in the Division of International Protection
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Dr. Madeline Garlick is Chief of the Protection Policy and Legal Advice Section in the Division of International Protection of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). In 2018, she served as UNHCR’s Assistant Representative for Protection in Iraq. She was responsible for UNHCR’s liaison to the EU institutions on asylum law and policy from 2004-2013. She has served with the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations in Cyprus, and with the Commission for Real Property Claims of Refugees and Displaced Persons (CRPC) and Office of the High Representative (OHR) in Bosnia and Herzegovina. She teaches on an occasional basis at Sciences Po, Paris, at the Refugee Studies Centre at Oxford University, and at the College of Europe in Bruges. She holds a PhD degree from Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands, a Masters degree in law from Cambridge University, UK, and Arts and Laws (Honours) degrees from Monash University, Australia. She is qualiﬁed as a barrister and solicitor in Victoria, Australia.