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Stateless but not Rightless: Improving the Protection of Stateless Persons in Europe, 8 April 2014, Room 3, Palais de l’Europe, Strasbourg

On 8 April 2014 ENS and UNHCR jointly held the Conference “Stateless but not Rightless: Improving the Protection of Stateless Persons in Europe” which was attended by over 100 delegates from across Europe.

http://www.statelessness.eu/sites/www.statelessness.eu/files/attachments/resources/ProgrammeENS-UNHCRconfStatelessness.doc 

The programme included a keynote speech by the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Mr.  Nils Muižnieks, as well as two main panels including representatives of relevant international organisations, NGOs, State authorities as well as a Judge of the European Court of Human Rights, academics and legal practitioners, who discussed  “Standards and practice on statelessness determination and protection” and “The protection of stateless persons through courts and quasi-judicial bodies”.

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