Dr Scott Leckie

Senior Fellow, Monash University

Dr Scott Leckie

Scott Leckie is the Director and Founder of Displacement Solutions, an organisation dedicated to resolving cases of forced displacement throughout the world, in particular displacement caused by climate change and conflict.

Over the past three decades he has established several human rights organizations and institutions, and regularly advises a number of United Nations agencies on housing, land and property rights issues, and has worked on these questions in 82 countries.

He was the driving force behind more than 50 international human rights standards, most recently the Peninsula Principles on Climate Displacement Within States.

Scott has published 19 books and over 200 articles and reports on issues including land solutions for climate displacement, housing rights, economic, social and cultural rights, forced evictions, the right to housing and property restitution for refugees and internally displaced persons and other human rights themes.

He lectures frequently and teaches several human rights courses in various top-ranked Universities around the world, including the world’s first law school course on climate change and displacement at the College of Law of the Australian National University, University of Melbourne Law School and Monash Law School.