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Legal obstacles to obtaining a temporary residence permit for stateless people recognised in Ukraine

In 2021, the establishment of a statelessness determination procedure in Ukraine gave people who for a long time could not regularise their status an…
/ Sofiia Kordonets and Anastasiia Koval, Right 2 Protection
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#YearOfSolutions: Sofiia Kordonets explains how the war in Ukraine is impacting stateless people

Sofiia Kordonets from our Ukrainian member organisation Right to Protection explains how the war in Ukraine is restricting the rights and safety of…
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Seeking a place to belong: addressing statelessness among refugee children in Europe

As part of our Stateless Journeys project, ENS has been working with our members in five European countries to address cases of statelessness among…
/ Patrícia Cabral, Legal Policy Coordinator, ENS and Nina Murray, Head of Policy & Research, ENS
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Addressing the Risks of Statelessness Among Children in Migration In Europe

This report presents the findings of action research by ENS members in five European countries on the risks of statelessness facing children and…
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Interview with Oleksandr Snitko, Statelessness Project Manager at the Tenth of April (‘Desyate Kvitnya’), an ENS member organisation based in Odessa, Ukraine

ENS was able to catch up with Oleksandr Snitko, Statelessness Project Manager at the Tenth of April (‘Desyate Kvitnya’), an ENS member organisation…
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BRIEFING #3: Protection gaps for stateless refugees from Ukraine

This is the third advocacy briefing in our series on statelessness and the Ukraine crisis. It provides updated information and recommendations on…
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Open letter to EU Commissioner for Home Affairs calling for action to ensure access to temporary protection for stateless people fleeing the war in Ukraine

Dear Commissioner Johansson, I write to request a meeting, on behalf of the European Network on Statelessness and our over 170 civil society members…
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Update on access to protection for stateless refugees from Ukraine

This second advocacy briefing in our series on statelessness and the Ukraine crisis provides updated information and recommendations on access to…
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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.
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Assisting stateless people trapped in Ukraine: report from the ground

The staff of R2P’s statelessness project have spent the last few weeks trying to reach their approximately 700 beneficiaries to assess their…
/ Kseniia Karahiaur and Oleksandra Aivazian, R2P Project on Legal Assistance to Stateless Population
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Amidst the unspeakable awfulness of the conflict in Ukraine we should not forget the particular protection needs of stateless people

As the number of refugees fleeing Ukraine nears two million, we and our members on the ground have been mobilising to try to get a handle on the…
/ Chris Nash, Director of the European Network on Statelessness
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Stateless people and people at risk of statelessness forcibly displaced from Ukraine

The last census in Ukraine recorded 82,550 stateless people, and UNHCR estimated there to be at least 35,000 stateless and people with ‘undetermined…
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