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GCM Commentary: Objective 4: Ensure that all migrants have proof of legal identity and adequate documentation

Universal Declaration of Human RightsArticle 15.1: Everyone has the right to a nationality. Convention on the Rights of the ChildArticle 7:
/ Amal de Chickera, Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion
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The Global Compact for Migration provides a starting point for considering statelessness in migration governance

At the opening ceremony of the Intergovernmental Meeting to Adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM), UN Secretary…
/ Tendayi Bloom, Lecturer in Politics and International Studies at The Open University
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Statelessness and the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration - Policy Brief

This policy brief is intended for those working on statelessness who want to know more about the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular…
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Statelessness and the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration - Considerations for GCM Implementation Process

This document is intended for those involved in the implementation of the global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration (GCM) and who want…
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Statelessness and the second revision of the Global Compact for Migration: What still needs to be addressed?

Happily, statelessness is explicitly addressed in detail in the current draft of the global compact for migration. Much in this document is positive…
/ Tendayi Bloom
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Shining a light on the link between statelessness and minorities

The UN Special Rapporteur on Minorities, Fernand de Varennes, is currently in the process of compiling a thematic report on the link between…
/ Nina Murray - Head of Policy & Research at the European Network on Statelessness (ENS)
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Are the global compacts on refugees and for migration addressing statelessness appropriately?

The New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants, adopted in September 2016, set out to create two compacts. On the one hand, there would be the…
/ Tendayi Bloom, Lecturer in Politics and International Studies at The Open University
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How to square a circle: contemplating the shades of minority statelessness

In present times, ever more people dream of not being tied up to a certain state and becoming ‘citizens of everywhere’. This post-national dream…
/ Dr Julija Sardelić, Marie Curie Skłodowska Postdoctoral Fellow LINES – Leuven International and European Studies, University of Leuven