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The Finnish reform of the Nationality Act from a statelessness perspective: the good, the bad and the ugly

Following the election of a new Finnish government in 2023, the coalition in power has been pushing for reform of the current Nationality Act and…
/ Michel Rouleau-Dick, Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute for Human Rights – School of Law – Faculty of Social Sciences, Economics and Law (FSEJ), Åbo Akademi University
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Submissions to the Human Rights Council at the 47th Session of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

ENS makes submissions to the Human Rights Council both independently and in collaboration with our members and partners. These submissions were made…
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Making Landmark Strides: Türkiye's Addition to the Statelessness Index

Last month, Refugee Rights Turkey (RRT) and ENS launched a new country profile for Türkiye on the Statelessness Index. This new country profile…
/ Melis Gebeş, Programme Manager, Capacity Building & Advocacy Unit, Refugee Rights Turkey (RTT)
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ENS Newsletter - March 2024

Our quarterly newsletters showcase the latest activities, events, and publications from ENS, alongside featured news and updates from across Europe. …
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ENS joins 22 child rights organisations calling on European election candidates to champion children’s rights and #VoteforChildren News

ENS joins 22 child rights organisations calling on European election candidates to champion children’s rights and #VoteforChildren

A coalition of 23 organisations working on child rights in the EU through the Child Rights Action Group has launched a manifesto  urging candidates…
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Interview with Thugten Drukpa, President of The Association of Bhutanese Communities in Denmark

After a decade of living without a nationality in Denmark, the Bhutanese community continues their fight for citizenship rights. The Association of…
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WEBINAR: 2024 State of Play Assessment on Statelessness in Europe

In conversation with experts working in different countries, we presented our annual state of play assessment of key trends on statelessness in…
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Country flags for all StatelessnessINDEX countries Editorial

Are we on the right track to address statelessness in Europe?

This time last year, I was reflecting on how governments across Europe are failing to take sufficient action to break the cycle of statelessness in…
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Toolkit to identify and address statelessness in Czechia

We have developed a national toolkit to identify and address statelessness in Czechia. 
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Launch of two new statelessnessINDEX countries - Georgia and Türkiye

Today, we are launching new country profiles on Georgia and Türkiye. This brings the total number of StatelessnessINDEX countries to 32.
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ENS, The AIRE Centre, ECRE, and DCR intervene before the ECtHR on Suji v. Greece

In partnership with The AIRE Centre, the Dutch Refugee Council, and the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE), ENS has filed a third-party…
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Birth Registration as Bordering Practice in Fortress Europe

European countries are reporting nearly universal birth registration coverage, with rates between 99 and 100%. These figures make it appear as if non…
/ By Allison J. Petrozziello, PhD Wilfrid Laurier University, International Migration Research Centre (Canada)