Handbook on European law relating to asylum, borders and immigration Blog

FRA-ECtHR updated Handbook on European law relating to asylum, borders and immigration: Helping to implement fundamental rights safeguards

European law relating to asylum, borders and immigration is developing fast. The European Convention on Human Rights and European Union (EU) law both…
/ Andreina De Leo, Early Stage Researcher, Maastricht University Faculty of Law; former trainee at the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights
Syria's Palestinians Blog

‘Syria’s Palestinians: A new Nakba’

Palestinian refugees from Syria are among those most impacted by the country’s brutal 10-year conflict. A new report documents the secondary forced…
/ Tom Rollins, Independent researcher working on Syria and displacement
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Statelessness and the EU Pact on Asylum and Migration: Analysis and Recommendations

Our analysis focuses on the impact the proposals set out by the European Commission in September 2020 would have on the fundamental rights of…
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© UNHCR/Alfredo D'Amato Editorial

The time is now: upholding the rights of stateless refugees and migrants in EU asylum and migration law and policy

The EU Pact on Migration and Asylum - long-anticipated by migration and asylum actors - is a set of legislative and policy proposals laid out by the…
/ Nina Murray - Head of Policy & Research, European Network on Statelessness
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Literature review and mapping study: Risks of statelessness among the children of refugees in Europe

Evidence from our work has highlighted barriers to birth registration, as well as gaps in nationality laws and problems with how legal safeguards to…
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Statelessness among Syria’s displaced: Still unidentified

A longer version of this blogpost was published in the Oxford Monitor of Forced Migration in January 2020
/ Zahra Albarazi, independent human rights lawyer & activist and Thomas McGee, PhD Researcher at the Peter McMullin Centre on Statelessness
Country position paper: Statelessness in Iran Publications

Country position paper: Statelessness in Iran

Iran has an estimated population of 82.1 million people and is home to an unknown number of stateless people. Comprehensive data about the problem of…
/ Country position paper
Country position paper: Statelessness in Iraq Publications

Country position paper: Statelessness in Iraq

Iraq has a population of 40.4 million people, and is home to an estimated 47,515 stateless people, although it is possible that the true figure for…
/ Country position paper
Jean Lambert Interviews

Interview: Jean Lambert - "Resolving statelessness is a matter of political choice and it can be done"

Jean Lambert is a former UK Member of the European Parliament. She has been a tireless supporter and advocate for the plight of stateless people in…
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Ahead of next week’s UN global meeting in Geneva: Why Europe must redouble its efforts to tackle statelessness

On Monday, governments and regional institutions from across the globe will gather in Geneva for UNHCR’s High-Level Segment on Statelessness (HLS)…
/ Chris Nash, Director of the European Network on Statelessness
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Stateless Syrians in Europe: Navigating the “Knowledge Gap”

Over the last two years, I have participated in the European Network on Statelessness (ENS) and the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion (ISI)’s…
/ Thomas McGee is a PhD researcher at the Peter McMullin Centre on Statelessness, University of Melbourne
Country position paper: statelessness in Syria Publications

Country position paper: Statelessness in Syria

Syria has a population of 18.5 million people, with the latest UN estimates suggesting it is home to 160,000 stateless persons. However, this…
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