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“The endless waiting has destroyed me” – will the Statelessness Bills discussed in the Dutch Parliament this week bring a solution for stateless people in the Netherlands?

Ahead of the 25th May debate in the Dutch parliament on new draft legislation on statelessness, our Dutch members analyse the proposed laws, their…
/ Caia Vlieks, Research and Education Officer at the Institute on Statelessness & Inclusion and Marlotte van Dael, Project Coordinator Statelessness at ASKV Refugee Support
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A multilingual toolkit on statelessness: how to identify, support and refer people at risk of statelessness

Across Europe, low levels of awareness of statelessness are widespread. For NGO workers, civil servants and refugee practitioners, this a lack of…
/ Cécile Queval, Head of European advocacy, Forum Réfugiés
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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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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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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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Can a Palestinian refugee enjoy the status of a stateless person? A French perspective

This article solely reflects the personal opinion of the author and does not express the views of the Court of Justice, neither the views of other…
/ Giulia Bittoni, Lawyer Linguist, Court of Justice of the European Union
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Addressing statelessness in Europe’s refugee response: Gaps and Opportunities

Statelessness is an overlooked and often invisible feature of the forced migration context in Europe. Actors involved in the refugee response are…
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A ray of hope for stateless Sahrawis in Spain?

The majority of the applications for the statelessness status in Spain come from applicants of Western Saharan origin, or Sahrawis[1]. However, this…
/ Valeriia Cherednichenko, PhD researcher in Advanced Studies in Human Rights at Charles III University of Madrid (Spain)
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Proving statelessness: evidential issues for refused asylum seekers

The introduction of a statelessness determination procedure in the UK in April 2013 was a welcome development. However, it has thrown into sharp…
/ Adrian Berry, Barrister, Garden Court Chambers, London
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Because quality matters - in statelessness determination as well

ENS: Ms. Ambrus, quality assurance in administrative proceedings, as well as dedicated statelessness determination procedures are new issues in…
/ Alajos Lángi