In November 2020, the PROTECT Consortium has organized three separate Expert Forums addressing current protection challenges in three regions of the world: Europe, Canada/North America and South(ern) Africa. We gathered high profile academics, representatives from civil society, NGOs, and IOs with extensive experience in the field, to discuss and evaluate the performance of the Global Compacts on Refugees and Migrants in these three regions.
PROTECT Expert Forum 26 November: International protection and the Global Compacts in the time of Co...
This Expert Forum has been convened to take stock of the role of the Global Compact on Refugees (GCR) and the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) in South(ern) Africa, two years after their adoption.
PROTECT Expert Forum 20 November: Opportunity or Threat: Receiving Refugees in Canada and the Effect...
PROTECT’s second Expert Forum takes place on November 20. It will address challenges of Canadian refugee protection and the implementation of the Global Compacts on Refugees and Migrants in a Canadian context. Program description and registration is now available.
Forum title: The Two UN Compacts – Refugees and Migrants: Challenges and Implementation in Europes When: 13-14 November 2020 Where: Online Hosts: Queen Mary University of London Background In 2019 the UN concluded two years of stocktaking and negotiation adopting the Marrakesh Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (The Marrakesh Compact). The Compact was […]
A number of high-profile representatives from the academic community, civil society organizations, and international organizations were present for PROTECT’s kick-off conference in Brussels on 9 March 2020. The conference allowed both academics and stakeholders to become more familiar with PROTECT’s research objectives, Work Packages, and involved partners. Key speakers from the United Nation’s Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) also stressed the urgency of […]
When: 9 March, 2020Where: Rubens Auditorium, Palace of the Academies, Brussels, metro station: Troon > Watch: Visit our YouTube channel to watch the full conference THE CONSEQUENCES OF THE GLOBAL REFUGEE COMPACT FOR THE RIGHT TO INTERNATIONAL PROTECTION 14.30 Coffee, refreshments and mingling 15.30 Coffee, refreshments and mingling 17.30 Closure
When: 9 March 2020, 1 pm – 5:30 pm. Where: Rubens Auditorium, The Palace of the Academies, Brussels, metro station Troon Conference aims Economic and political crises combined with massive migrant and refugee flows have resulted in further reluctance to recognize international law as a legitimate source of national policymaking. Reactions to migrant and refugee […]