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Dutch municipalities take matters into their own hands while national government fails to provide solution for stateless people in the Netherlands

After years of advocacy efforts by civil society and UNHCR to persuade the Dutch government to improve its protection of stateless people, the…
/ Marlotte van Dael (Project coordinator & Researcher at ASKV Refugee Support) & Rene Rouwette (Executive Director at Kompass)
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How the Dutch immigration office prevented a strategic litigation case from unfolding in a decisive court decision for stateless individuals without legal stay

It all started in 2009. The then 22-year-old Nayif Negim travelled from Qatar, where he was born and raised, to Sweden. He had a valid visa to stay…
/ Marlotte van Dael (Project coordinator & researcher, ASKV Refugee Support)
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The moment of truth for undocumented stateless people in the Netherlands

The legislative proposal published by the Ministry of Justice and Security in September 2016 to introduce a statelessness determination procedure (…
/ Marlotte van Dael, Project Coordinator & Researcher at ASKV Refugee Support
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Mobilising to address statelessness in the Netherlands

It’s Friday night in Amsterdam and I’m on my way home after the UNHCR’s #iBelong campaign event and the spin-off event organised by ASKV Refugee…
/ Marlotte van Dael, ASKV Refugee Support
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Every downside has its upside: run-up to a statelessness determination procedure in the Netherlands?

On 9 July 2014, the loss to Argentina signalled the end of another period of patriotic sentiments in the Netherlands.
/ Hana M.A.E. van Ooijen, Lawyer with Prakken d’Oliveira Human Rights Lawyers
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Is The Netherlands next to introduce a statelessness determination procedure?

On 4 December 2013 the Netherlands Institute for Human Rights (College Mensenrechten) and UNHCR held a seminar on the protection of stateless…
/ Maxim Ferschtman, Open Society Justice Initiative