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EU strategy on the rights of the child marks an important step towards addressing childhood statelessness

In an important step towards ending childhood statelessness, the new EU Strategy on the Rights of the Child recognises the impact of statelessness on…
/ Khadija Badri - Advocacy and Communications Officer, European Network on Statelessness
List of speakers at ENS' webinar "Annual state of play assessment on statelessness in Europe" Videos

WEBINAR: Annual state of play assessment on statelessness in Europe

This webinar was timed to correspond with the publication of our annual StatelessnessINDEX state of play assessment and discuss key trends with…
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A presentation of the StatelessnessINDEX Editorial

Three years on, ENS #StatelessnessINDEX points to slow and fragile progress towards ending statelessness in Europe

Today we are launching the annual update of our Statelessness Index, which now assesses and compares 27 European countries, examining how they…
/ Nina Murray - Head of Policy & Research, European Network on Statelessness
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No child should be stateless – It’s simple, solvable and time to make sure that no child is!

Why are children still being born in stateless in Europe in 2015? Why, when this stands at odds with the Convention on the Rights of the Child and a…
/ Chris Nash, Director of the European Network on Statelessness
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Using social media to campaign for stateless children

Statelessness remains a relatively little-known and even less well understood issue across Europe. Despite the devastating impacts that not having a…
/ Zoe Gardner, Asylum Aid
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Strategically Litigating Childhood Statelessness

We would not be fighting childhood statelessness if it were not, at least in part, for States’ stubbornness.  This entry is based on the assumption…
/ Adam Weiss, European Roma Rights Centre
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Ending childhood statelessness in Italy?

Over the last few years, the problem of childhood statelessness has gained in importance in Italy. The need to adopt adequate legislation and…
/ Daniela Maccioni, Italian Council for Refugees (CIR)
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Teaching children about statelessness

I take a deep breath and walk into the noisy classroom. My friend, another lawyer from the Halina Niec Legal Aid Centre (HNLAC) follows suit, her…
/ Katarzyna Przybysławska, Director of the Halina Niec Legal Aid Center
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The jus sanguinis bias of Europe and what it means for childhood statelessness

Who is more Dutch: a child born to Dutch nationals in Australia (child A), or a child born to Australian nationals in the Netherlands (child B)?…
/ Caia Vlieks (Tilburg University) and Katja Swider (University of Amsterdam)
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Romania’s stateless children – still unknown, still invisible

When I started working on statelessness in 2009 I was told by more experienced colleagues from civil society organizations, as well as by public…
/ Carolina Marin
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"None of Europe's children should be stateless" - Conference Action Statement & next steps with the campaign!

Our conference in Budapest last week represented an important step in ENS's campaign "None of Europe's children should be stateless". You never…
/ Chris Nash, Director of the European Network on Statelessness
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Conference Action Statement "None of Europe's Children Should be Stateless"

This statement was presented and discussed during the closing session of the ENS conference “None of Europe’s children should be stateless” which…