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Legal briefing: Statelessness and the prohibition on discrimination against Romani communities

This legal briefing analyses the principle of non-discrimination and its impact on the prevention and reduction of statelessness among Romani…
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Submission to inform the European Commission 2023 Enlargement Package

Our written submission on progress towards addressing statelessness in EU Enlargement countries to inform the European Commission's (DG NEAR) 2023…
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Roma flag Editorial

Breaking the cycle of anti-gypsyism and statelessness in Roma communities: Recent progress and the road ahead

ENS and our partners in the Western Balkans have been working together on our #RomaBelong project, funded by the Open Society Foundations, to…
/ Zoe Gardner, Policy & Research Manager, ENS
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Celebrating progress in the protection of rainbow families, but more needs to be done

Since the day they were born, baby Sara and baby Sofia have been waiting to receive an identity document or a passport and are at risk of…
/ Arpi Avetisyan, ILGA Europe & PatrĂ­cia Cabral, ENS
Lynn Videos

Lynn - Life as a stateless refugee - #StatelessJourneys

Lynn Khatib is one of the stateless changemakers working with ENS to improve protection for stateless refugees.
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Ahmed Videos

Ahmed - "I certainly don't know" #StatelessJourneys

Ahmed is one of the stateless changemakers working with ENS to improve protection for stateless refugees. 
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Workshop with Rohingya youth in Bradford Videos

Call me by my name - what it means to be stateless

This poem was created by a group of Rohingya youth in Bradford, in partnership with the British Rohingya Association & the European Network on…
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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)
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Birth registration of Roma children is becoming more difficult: a case study from Serbia

This piece draws on Praxis’ work providing free legal aid to people at risk of statelessness in Serbia. It details the case of Sara, a Roma child…
/ Milan Radojev, Legal Coordinator, Praxis
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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
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Submission to inform the European Commission 2022 Enlargement Package: progress towards addressing statelessness

Our written submission on progress towards addressing statelessness in EU Enlargement countries to inform the European Commission's (DG NEAR) 2022…
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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