“Everyone has the right to a nationality”

Council of Europe Action Plan on Protecting Refugee and Migrant Children in Europe

Published: June 2017

47 European States agreed on an Action Plan on how to protect children in migration. Coordinated by the Special Representative of the Secretary General on Migration and Refugees, Ambassador Tomáš Boček, the Council of Europe-wide Action Plan aims at addressing the main concerns including an objective to "Ensure that every child has a nationality”. This was the main campaign ask in the ENS coordinated #StatelessKids campaign, to end childhood detention.