PROTECT The Right to International Protection. A Pendulum between Globalization and Nativization? is an EU funded research project which studies the impact of the UN’s Global Compacts on Refugees and Migrationon refugees’ right to international protection.

The vision of PROTECT is to discover ways of advancing the international protection system within today’s turbulent political context.

We consist of 11 partner universities in Europe, Canada, and South Africa.

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PROTECT is managed and coordinated from the University of Bergen, Norway and the Department of Comparative Politics