“A small step, perhaps, but a move in the right direction to help 600,000 people find somewhere to call home”16 October 2014
6 October 2014
You are ushered into a tastefully decorated room. Gently. (As if you are so fragile you might break.) Seated in the room is a benevolent looking foreigner who stands up with a compassionate smile and greets you in a foreign language. You cannot understand the words, but the gesture is a funny mix of welcoming, awkward and sympathetic. The person who brought you – who you know, who speaks your language and who has tried to help you in the past – acts as interpreter. The foreigner is an important person doing some important research....
29 September 2014
Although about 96% of all permanently residing children in Latvia are Latvian citizens, the statelessness among non-citizens’ children has attracted much attention by both domestic and international observers.
24 September 2014
Reassuring and invigorating – giving a sense that, together, progress really is achievable on statelessness
A unique opportunity to interact with experts who are normally dispersed all around the world
A chance to look at old questions in new ways and to pose new questions that have not been explored before
19 September 2014
With only a handful of countries operating a statelessness determination procedure, it is not very often that a national court passes a judgment of international relevance in this field. Italy has most probably the richest – and also the most divergent – body of jurisprudence on statelessness, being one of the oldest statelessness-specific protection mechanisms in the world.
8 September 2014
An array of issues could potentially be pursued through litigation to improve the situation of stateless persons in Europe.
1 September 2014
In its report of 2013 (Mapping Statelessness in Belgium ), the UNCHR has estimated the total number of people affected by nationality problems in Belgium at around 13,000 individuals – this includes persons registered as stateless but also a large number of persons whose nationality is recorded as ‘unknown’ and for whom it is not clear if they hold a nationality or are stateless.
Every downside has its upside: run-up to a statelessness determination procedure in the Netherlands?21 July 2014
On 9 July 2014, the loss to Argentina signalled the end of another period of patriotic sentiments in the Netherlands.
CESCR’s recommendation – Serbia to ensure effective access to personal documents for Roma and displaced persons, and in the meantime to facilitate their access to economic, social and cultural rights14 July 2014
In May 2014, the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights considered the Second Periodic Report of Serbia on the measures applied and results achieved in ensuring the rights acknowledged by the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
7 July 2014
She gets a beer and waits for the world cup game to begin.
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“A small step, perhaps, but a move in the right direction to help 600,000 people find somewhere to call home”
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