#YearOfSolutions: Omar Othman stresses the need for lived experience in advocating for change


Nobody understands the impact of living without a nationality better than stateless people themselves, yet the experiences of stateless people are rarely acknowledged by decision-makers in the debates that affect their lives.

Omar Othman is part of a group of stateless changemakers who have been involved in co-designing and delivering our #StatelessJourneys campaign. He is calling for empathy and better understanding among European decision-makers, who have the power to improve routes to protection for stateless refugees and migrants.  

Governments across Europe need to make 2023 a #YearOfSolutions by hearing the perspectives of stateless refugees and ensuring their expertise informs reforms to migration laws, policies and practice.

Meet the changemakers who are urging Europe to take action on statelessness.

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