Unione Italiana Apolidi Blog

Unione Italiana Apolidi: the first stateless-led organization in Italy

In the global context, statelessness affects millions of people around the world, with many more at risk of statelessness. In Italy, according to…
/ Armando Augello Cupi, President of Unione Italiana Apolidi
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Report to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

The report to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on the UK on behalf of civil society, prepared as part of the project led by…
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Women looking out of window Blog

Legal obstacles to obtaining a temporary residence permit for stateless people recognised in Ukraine

In 2021, the establishment of a statelessness determination procedure in Ukraine gave people who for a long time could not regularise their status an…
/ Sofiia Kordonets and Anastasiia Koval, Right 2 Protection
Chris Nash Editorial

Recognising recent progress in global efforts to address statelessness but also the need for greater engagement and resourcing

Collective and collaborative action to end statelessness has always been at the heart of ENS’s mission. In this editorial, ENS Director Chris Nash…
/ Chris Nash, Director and co-founder of the European Network on Statelessness
Woman and Child in Istanbul Blog

Unpacking Statelessness in Turkey: Taking Stock of the Laws, Policies, and Practices

Following a successful two-day joint conference by RTT and ENS on statelessness in Istanbul, this blog takes a look at the current challenges faced…
/ Melis Gebeş, Refugee Rights Turkey
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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Panel Editorial

Our first 10 years as a Network and why you should join us in our fight to end statelessness

Last week ENS members, including stateless changemakers and people with lived experience of statelessness convened in Brussels to launch the…
/ Chris Nash, Director and co-founder of the European Network on Statelessness
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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Aneta - Czech Republic Videos

BORN STATELESS - families and lawyers share the impacts of child statelessness in Europe

Families and lawyers share the impacts of child statelessness in Europe.
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Illustration of gavel, papers and magnifying glass Editorial

Addressing statelessness through the courts

Today ENS is launching a Litigation Toolkit on Statelessness, a guide for legal practitioners to conduct strategic litigation on statelessness.  
/ Alexia Tizzano and Patricia Cabral, European Network on Statelessness
ENS  logo on map of europe Events

EVENT: Improving protection for stateless refugees

On Thursday 27 October (13:30-20:00 CEST) we're launching our #StatelessJourneys campaign and hosting a discussion on how Europe can improve…
27 October 2022 13:30 - 20:00 CEST
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Might a ‘victory for human rights’ in the Netherlands benefit stateless children in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA): possible applications of Zhao v the Netherlands

Can strategic litigation help end childhood statelessness in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)? And could the outcomes of strategic litigation…
/ Yoana Kuzmova, Visiting Assistant Professor and Interim Director at Boston University’s International Human Rights Clinic & Thomas McGee, PhD Researcher at the Peter McMullin Centre on Statelessness (both members of the MENA Statelessness Network, Hawiati