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Joint Submission to the Human Rights Council at the 34th Session of the Universal Periodic Review - Italy

This submission to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in relation to statelessness in Italy was submitted by Consiglio Italiano per i Rifugiati (CIR…
/ Submission
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Ending Childhood Statelessness: A Study on Italy

This report analyses legislation and practice concerning the acquisition of Italian nationality by children born in Italy who are at risk of…
/ Working paper
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Ending childhood statelessness in Italy?

Over the last few years, the problem of childhood statelessness has gained in importance in Italy. The need to adopt adequate legislation and…
/ Daniela Maccioni, Italian Council for Refugees (CIR)
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Statelessness determination procedure in Italy: who bears the burden of proof?

The Italian Court of Cassation has recently ruled on a case concerning the statelessness determination procedure (Court of Cassation No. 4262 of 3…
/ Giulia Bittoni, University of Burgundy and University of Bologna
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Statelessness in Italy: What’s next?

“It is time to give voice to the strangers among strangers”. With these words, journalist Gad Lerner introduced the first public meeting on…
/ Héléna Behr and Silvia Loschiavo. UNHCR Regional Representation for Southern Europe
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Out of Limbo: Promoting the right of stateless Roma people to a legal status in Italy

A significant proportion of Roma people originating from the Balkans and living in Italy are stateless or at risk of statelessness. In most cases…
/ Elena Rozzi – Member of ASGI’s Board and coordinator of the project Out of Limbo
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Roma statelessness in Italy – field research reveals long-awaited data

The Italian Council for Refugees (CIR), with the support of Open Society Foundations, issued its study summarizing the results of the project “In…
/ Daniela Di Rado, Italian Council for Refugees (CIR)
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Statelessness Status Determination in Italy: Quality Assurance Needed!

Previous posts have highlighted the importance of statelessness status determination procedures for providing protection to stateless persons (here…
/ Laura Bingham, legal officer for the equality/citizenship issue area of the Open Society Justice Initiative