“Everyone has the right to a nationality”

Maylis de Verneuil

Maylis de Verneuil is a French-trained attorney who has been working for the past ten years in humanitarian missions with different organizations throughout the world, including the International Committee of the Red Cross, the United Nations, OSCE and NGOs. She researched on migration issues and on the protection of minority rights in the Balkans, and received her PhD in Human Rights from Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (Pisa) in 2016, with a PhD thesis entitled “Statelessness of Romani Individuals in the Western Balkans: Negligence or Discrimination?”. She is currently managing two EU-funded projects, respectively on Child’s Rights and on Justice Reform in Albania.