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On May 5th, 2022 a webinar on the “Temporary Protection for People Fleeing the War in Ukraine. Challenges Ahead and the Way Forward for a Common EU Response”, was jointly organized by Sergio Carrera, ASILE Project Coordinator, Luc Leboeuf, VULNER Project Coordinator, and Hakan G. Sicakkan, PROTECT Project Coordinator. Researchers and external collaborators of the […]

Det andre PROTECT-NORKOM Symposiet

I dette andre symposiet skal PROTECT-NORKOM-nettverket snakke om “Holdninger til flyktningebeskyttelse i Norge”. Vi skal fokusere særlig på norske borgeres støtte til internasjonalt samarbeid om å hjelpe flyktninger og nordmenns holdninger til spesifikke beskyttelsesmåter og -metoder. Dette skal gjøres i et internasjonalt komparativt perspektiv (26 land). Les mer om arrangementet og sjekk ut programmet, her.

Upcoming Policy Roundtable on migration and migrants in the EU

Together with nine other EU-funded research projects, PROTECT is co-organizing a joint policy roundtable on Co-designing an inclusive Europe, with a focus on Migrations and migrants in the EU: changing narratives – modifying practices – influencing policies. The aim is to bring together researchers, practitioners, journalists, and policy-makers to discuss the potential of re-interpreting existing […]

Expert Forums 2021

Expert Forum II (EU) Can the Global Compact for Migration Strengthen the International Protection Regime? This full-day conference on 10th September explored how the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) affects the rights of refugees and other protection-seeking migrants. Key issues covered were the role of the GCM in providing alternative pathways […]

(Re)visit our 2020 Expert Forums

In November 2020, the PROTECT Consortium 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 13-14 November 2020

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 negotiations by adopting the Marrakesh Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (The Marrakesh Compact). The Compact […]

PROTECT successfully launched in Brussels

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 […]

Kick-Off Conference Program

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 13.00 Welcome session. Session Moderator: PROTECT Communications Coordinator, Mari Lund Eide, University of Bergen Frank Caestecker, Leader […]