The mission of ADC Memorial is to defend the rights of victims of discrimination through a proactive response to human rights violations, including advocacy, legal assistance, human rights education, research, and publications. Our strategic Goals are: the eradication of all forms of discrimination; supporting adoption of anti-discrimination legislation; overcoming all forms of racism, homophobia and other minorities' rights violation and promoting human rights education. Our vision: is that the main condition in compliance with Human Rights principles should be non-discriminatory realisation of all the rights of each person. In the world of the future there should be no discrimination. Our aim is to protect the rights of minorities, migrants, stateless persons and other vulnerable people.ADC Memorial website
CCME - Churches‘ Commission for Migrants in Europe
The Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe (CCME) is the ecumenical agency on migration and integration, asylum and refugees, and against racism and discrimination in Europe. Members are Anglican, Orthodox and Protestant Churches and Councils of Churches as well as church-related agencies in presently 19 European countries. CCME cooperates with the Conference of European Churches and the World Council of Churches.CCME - Churches‘ Commission for Migrants in Europe website
Dr Julija Sardelić is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at the KU Leuven International and European Studies Institute (LINES).
Her research encompasses broader themes of citizenship and migration, but she particularly focuses on the position of marginalized minorities and migrants in Europe such as Romani minorities, refugees and other forced migrants, legally invisible and stateless persons.
She is currently conducting the Marie Skłodowska-Curie research project entitled "Invisible Edges of Citizenship: Readdressing the Position of Romani Minorities in Europe". The project investigates the position of Romani minorities as citizens and migrants through the lens of citizenship studies.
Before joining LINES, Julija was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the School of Law and Social Justice (University of Liverpool), Max Weber Fellow (European University Institute) and a Research Fellow at the School of Law (University of Edinburgh).
Julija previously published several papers on the position of Roma and the question of statelessness in the context of former Yugoslavia, such as: Romani Minorities and Uneven Citizenship Access in the Post-Yugoslav Space
NANSEN is an independent center of expertise in refugee law based in Brussels. Persons in a vulnerable position are core to our mandate in particular: victims of torture, stateless persons and migrants in administrative detention. Our mission is to develop and make available to all persons in need of international protection quality legal aid so that their fundamental rights become more effective. To achieve this objective, we combine technical legal expertise with an interdisciplinary approach to asylum. NANSEN was set up in 2017 by a group of lawyers and academics experienced in the field of refugee, human rights and migration law.
Wout Van Doren
Wout van Doren is a Belgian lawyer specialised in migration, refugee and nationality law, with a particular interest in statelessness. He has concluded research and advocacy activities regarding statelessness in Belgium as a consultant for UNHCR's Regional Representation for Western Europe. He also teaches Human Rights Law at the Faculties of Law at the Universities of Leuven and Hasselt.