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When the Subaltern Speaks Online: Stateless Advocacy through the Post-Pandemic Digital Space

In this blog, Joe Poladoghly explores how the digitalisation of workspaces during the pandemic has improved the inclusion of stateless advocates in…
/ Joe Poladoghly, Stateless Writer and Master’s student in Human Rights and Democratisation from Lebanon
BRC Blog

Children born in the largest refugee camp in the world teach us what being stateless means to them

From being born without a State in the world's largest refugee camp to struggling to gain nationality in diaspora communities, statelessness has…
/ Sirazul Islam, Youth Director of British Rohingya Community UK (BRC)
community speaker Blog

”Please don't buy me a plane ticket to present at your event, I don't have a passport” – the birth of ENS’s community speaker policy

This blog launches ENS’s community speaker policy; a policy co-designed with people affected by statelessness that provides good practice guidance on…
/ Lynn Al Khatib, Stateless Changemaker
Woman speaker Publications

ENS's External Community Speaker Policy

ENS’s community speaker policy is co-designed with people affected by statelessness and provides good practice guidance on how to engage and work…
/ Publication
Training Session Snapshot, March 2022 Blog

Climbing the ladder of participation with stateless changemakers

In January 2022, ENS began working with The Social Innovation Partnership (TSIP) to co-design a learning programme with a group of ENS members –…
/ Tyler Fox, Principal Consultant at The Social Innovation Partnership
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Reflections from our UK childhood statelessness project as the toxic Nationality and Borders Act 2022 passes into law

To the dismay of many in the UK but especially civil society, last week, the Nationality and Borders Act 2022 crossed the final line and came into…
/ Andie Lambe, Independent Consultant for ENS – Childhood Statelessness in the UK & Nina Murray, Head of Policy & Research, ENS
Roma Versitas Kosovo Blog

The Roma Belong Project: Supporting Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities in Kosovo

Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities in Kosovo are disproportionately affected by the risk of statelessness and its associated impact on accessing…
/ Avni Mustafa, Roma Versitas Kosovo
#IBelong campaign to end statelessness Editorial

From evaluation to implementation – Casting a constructively critical eye over UNHCR’s statelessness work

The start of any new year offers a moment for pause and reflection, and I begin 2022 reflecting on how we can collectively leverage more traction,…
/ Chris Nash, Director of the European Network on Statelessness
statefree Blog

Battling statelessness as a community

Have you ever asked yourself if you are worthy? Am I worthy of love, worthy of this job, worthy of promotion? Am I worthy of joy? Am I worthy of…
/ Christiana Bukalo, Co-founder of Statefree & Expert by experience
Assam North East, India, Harvesting, Rural women workers are plucking tender tea shoots in tea gardens Blog

Statelessness in the Asia Pacific: The birth of Nationality for All

With the increase in cases of statelessness in the Asia Pacific region and the impact of COVID-19 on stateless persons, Statelessness Network Asia…
/ Subin Mulmi, Executive Director, Nationality for All (NFA)
The Freedom Monument, Riga, Latvia. Blog

“Non-Citizens” of the Baltics: Common Misconceptions explained

To this day, there are approximately 300,000 non-citizens in the Baltics, in Estonia and Latvia. In contrast to Estonia and Latvia, Lithuania does…
/ By a Latvian non-citizen
fguszrt Blog

We need to talk about the problem of citizenship

For the most part, the contemporary world is centred on the assumption that everyone has some form of citizenship. This creates problems for people…
/ Tendayi Bloom, Lecturer in Politics and International Studies, University of Birmingham, UK. Lindsey Kingston, Associate Professor of International Human Rights, Webster University, USA. Heather Steele, Deputy Academic Lead, Forum for Global Challenges