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Briefing on the right to a nationality of children born to Palestinian parents in Belgium

In response to recent reports that the Belgian Immigration Office has incentivised municipalities to withdraw the Belgian nationality of children…
/ Briefing
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Joint opinion on the pending legal reform in Belgium

ENS and NANSEN prepared a joint opinion on the legislative proposal submitted by the Belgian Government to the Parliament to introduce a residence…
/ Joint opinion
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Country information for stateless people fleeing Ukraine

This series of briefings provides country-specific information for stateless people and those at risk of statelessness fleeing Ukraine.
/ Briefing
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Joint Submission to the Committee against Torture on Belgium

Joint Submission for the 71st session of the Committee against Torture on the rights of stateless persons and human rights challenges pertaining to…
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The need for a residence permit for stateless people in Belgium

The main issue for stateless people in Belgium remains the absence of the automatic granting of a residence permit to those recognised as stateless…
/ Valérie Klein and Julie Lejeune, NANSEN
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Submissions to the Human Rights Council at the 38th 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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Statelessness in Belgium: a blurred landscape

Over the last few years, procedures to access international protection in Belgium have become more complex. Quality information and support are…
/ Julie Lejeune, NANSEN (Belgian Refugee Council)
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Joint submission to Belgian Parliament on new legislative proposal for a stateless protection status

On 1 March 2019, ENS and its Belgian member, NANSEN, submitted joint comments to the Home Affairs Committee of the Belgian Federal Parliament on a…
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Statelessness protection in Belgium

In its report of 2013 (Mapping Statelessness in Belgium ), the UNCHR has estimated the total number of people affected by nationality problems in…
/ Christelle Chiurulli, Lawyer, Belgium
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Statelessness having been mapped, it’s time to act now for Belgian authorities, before momentum passes

Last Wednesday 6th February 2013, UNHCR finally presented its ‘Mapping Statelessness in Belgium’ report in the National Parliament.
/ Ruben Wissing, Jurist policy coordinator at Belgian Refugee Council (BCHV-CBAR)