11 March 2014
The Halina Nieć Legal Aid Center (HNLAC), established in 2002 aims at promoting human rights by providing legal aid to those at risk of social exclusion and discrimination, continuing the legacy of Dr Halina Nieć, a researcher, human rights activist and the founder of the Human Rights Center at the Jagiellonian University.
4 March 2014
One of the biggest challenges that the current configuration of the world brings is the persistent collisions between a romanticised “global” and a thriving nation-state paradigm, at the middle of which lie the stateless: tightly cornered between the national and the supranational, they seem to be amongst the greatest victims of the geographical and ideological contingencies that permeate the neoliberal world.
28 February 2014
Hungary is a state party to all statelessness-related international conventions, and as one of the few states in the world to operate a specific mechanism for the protection of stateless persons it is often referred to as a country implementing positive policies regarding statelessness. Yet, there are still significant shortcomings in the legislative framework and practice of authorities when it comes to the prevention of statelessness at birth.
21 February 2014
In August 2012, a new court procedure for determination of date and place of birth was established in Serbia. It is intended for the persons who cannot get registered in the birth registry book through an administrative procedure. The first effects of this procedure have already been visible.
10 February 2014
When raising awareness of the importance of birth registration, organisations like Plan and UNICEF have done a good job of devising compelling slogans, like “Count every child” and “All children deserve to celebrate their birthday”. The message is that every child has the right to recognition of their existence and proof of the facts of their birth as provided through birth registration.
5 February 2014
On 15th January 2014 UNHCR Malta held a Technical Roundtable meeting in order to present and discuss a study it prepared on the current situation of stateless persons in Malta. Having been interviewed by UNHCR Malta in its national mapping exercise, aditus foundation attended as an interested observer, including through its role as a member of the European Network on Statelessness.
31 January 2014
Several contributors have reported on this website on statelessness in South Eastern Europe and on initiatives to strengthen civil registration and documentation in the region that contribute to the reduction of statelessness.
Initiatives to improve civil registration
23 January 2014
HIAS works worldwide to protect refugees whose lives are in danger for being who they are. In 14 countries across five continents, we ensure that displaced people are protected and treated with dignity.
Statelessness as a rising topic in EU external relations: Report on the Expert Meeting on Statelessness within the Eastern Partnership Panel on Migration and Asylum14 January 2014
The Hungarian Ministry of Interior, in co-operation with Moldova, organized an expert meeting in the framework of the European Union (EU) Eastern Partnership (EaP) Panel on Migration and Asylum on implementing international obligations on statelessness. This thematic seminar took place in Budapest on 12-13 December 2013, with around 35 participants.
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The Halina Nieć Legal Aid Center (HNLAC), established in 2002 aims at promoting human rights by11 March 2014
One of the biggest challenges that the current configuration of the world brings is the persiste4 March 2014
Stateless but not Rightless: Improving the Protection of Stateless Persons in Europe - Conference Agenda
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