Latvian non-citizen passport Blog

A European Without a Country

I am European, but I am not a citizen of the country where I was born or of any other country.
/ Aleksejs Ivashuk
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In varietate concordia? Loss of nationality in the EU

There is no such thing as a European code regulating access to (and loss of) European citizenship. Whoever wants to know how to gain or lose EU…
/ Dr. Jules Lepoutre, Université Côte d’Azur
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Not just a simple twist of fate: statelessness in Lithuania and Latvia

Statelessness seems to just happen to people, doesn’t it? Quirky circumstances of birth, unexpected conflict causing people to migrate, state…
/ Jo Venkov, Lawyer and writer on statelessness, identity, citizenship and belonging
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The fight for voting rights of stateless persons in Estonia and Latvia

Three Members of the European Parliament have bundled their powers in the fight for voting rights of stateless persons in Estonia and Latvia.
/ Yana Toom, Member of the European Parliament (ALDE)
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Is Latvia condemning older generations to non-citizenship?

“Grandmother, you have lived and worked your whole life in Latvia, and survived a war... How is it possible that you, such a remarkable person, are…
/ Liana Sukonova (LLM), Near East University, Faculty of Law
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Statelessness among children in Latvia: current situation, challenges and possible solutions

Although about 96% of all permanently residing children in Latvia are Latvian citizens, the statelessness among non-citizens’ children has attracted…
/ Svetlana Djackova, Latvian Centre for Human Rights