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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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A State of Less

When you are stateless, you live your whole life in limbo, from the day you were born until the day you die.
/ Lynn Khatib, Social activist
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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
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Investor citizenship must not be used as a remedy for statelessness

When I started to look into the sale of passports a decade ago, there had been hardly any academic research on the topic. Yet with the increasing…
/ Jelena Dzankic, GLOBALCIT coordinator
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Addressing statelessness in Europe’s refugee response and why more needs to be done

“During the initial registration, they wanted to register us as Bangladeshis. We all said no, we are not from there. They kept us there for five or…
/ Laura van Waas, ISI Co-director & Nina Murray, ENS Head of Policy and Research
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Citizenship Under Threat in Myanmar: A Shared Experience

“Why!? Our parents were citizens, but we didn’t get any citizenship cards! We are nationals, but we have to get permission like foreigners to go…
/ Natalie Brinham - Independent consultant and Myanmar specialist
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Reflections from Madrid and galvanising action to solve statelessness in Europe

The launch of a new strategy is always a moment for looking both back and forwards. This week we published our new five-year strategic plan Solving…
/ Chris Nash, Director of the European Network on Statelessness
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#HearItFromUs – Working with people affected by statelessness to inform and deliver our mission

The specific rights and experiences of stateless people and those affected by nationality problems are rarely acknowledged in the media and policy…
/ Khadija Badri, Advocacy and Engagement Officer at the European Network on Statelssness