Chinatown, Manchester Blog

Statusless and Stateless Chinese Migrants in the UK

This blog was first published by Border Criminologies in April 2021. We are re-posting it now to highlight the issues raised.
/ Siyu Luo, Doctoral Candidate in Criminology at the University of Manchester, UK.
Dominican Constitutional Court in virtual hearing Blog

Seizing new opportunities to address statelessness in the Dominican Republic

Following a decade of restrictive measures on migration and nationality matters, in late 2013 the Constitutional Tribunal in Santo Domingo issued a…
/ Bridget Wooding - Director, Observatory Caribbean Migrants, Dominican Republic
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It is not just paperwork; it is human work. Recognising and supporting the role of grassroots organisations in the fight to end statelessness

Stateless Roma, or Roma at risk of statelessness, face a number of particular challenges in daily life. These include barriers in accessing the legal…
/ Michelle Mila van Burik Bihari, MA. Advocacy Coordinator Roma Utrecht & Roma Advocacy Network Netherlands
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North Macedonia takes important first step towards ending statelessness

On 3 January North Macedonia officially acceded to the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness, joining 74 other countries which have…
/ Jonathan Lee, European Roma Rights Centre
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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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Join the feminist revolution in work to address statelessness

When black feminist theory was referenced on the podium at the closing plenary of the World Conference on Statelessness in the Hague last month, a…
/ Nina Murray, ENS Head of Policy and Research
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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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New #RomaBelong research documents the effects of statelessness on Roma living in Ukraine and sets recommendation on how to tackle it

Even though Ukraine was among the first post-Soviet countries to adopt its own legislation on citizenship, the issue of statelessness continues to…
/ Mykhailo Sorochyshyn, The Tenth of April
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Addressing Roma statelessness in Albania and beyond

On Friday we published the latest report in our #RomaBelong series, a country study focusing on the link between statelessness, marginalisation and…
/ Nina Murray, European Network on Statelessness and Anisa Metalla, Tirana Legal Aid Society
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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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#RomaBelong – Broadening the debate on how to end Roma statelessness

During the International Week against Racism (12-25 March 2018) one of the events organised in Munich looked at the issue of statelessness among…
/ Kateryna Gaidei, Tenth of April (Desyate Kvitnya)
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Harmonising standards on statelessness determination in Europe

Nationality is the closest legal tie between a natural person and a state. Stateless individuals lack this bond. To provide stateless persons with…
/ Noémi Radnai, JD in Law, Eötvös Loránd University and MA in International Relations, Corvinus University of Budapest