ARC Blog

Understanding Statelessness through Country of Origin Information (COI)

Country of Origin Information (COI) is an important element in refugee status determination procedures, as it helps to evaluate whether there is a…
/ Stephanie Huber, Director of Asylum Research Centre (ARC) Foundation and Nina Murray, Head of Policy and Research, The European Network on Statelessness
Oct 2021– Melanie from UNHCR’s Geneva Office. Blog

Looking Back on 6 Years at the Helm of UNHCR’s Statelessness Section

After six years as the Chief of the Statelessness Section at UNHCR, Melanie Khanna reflects on the global efforts to end statelessness, tracing the…
/ Melanie Khanna, Outgoing Chief of the Statelessness Section at UNHCR
OSF Interviews

Interview with Laura Bingham, Senior Managing Legal Officer at the Open Society Justice Initiative

Laura Bingham works as a Senior Managing Legal Officer at the Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI). She leads OSJI’s projects on the right to…
Council of Europe Editorial

Bridging the gap – can a Council of Europe initiative and intergovernmental conference next week deliver improved protection for stateless people?

I have lost count of the number of determined but wistful expressions I have seen on the faces of stateless people desperately seeking to end their…
/ Chris Nash, Director of the European Network on Statelessness
Thumbnail Videos

WEBINAR: Is Europe falling behind on statelessness determination and protection?

On 14 September the European Network on Statelessness hosted a webinar to mark the publication of a new Statelessness Index briefing on statelessness…
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Cover Publications

#StatelessnessINDEX briefing: Statelessness determination and protection in Europe: good practice, challenges, and risks

Stateless people face the risk of rights violations every day. The main reason for this is that most European States still don’t have an established…
/ Thematic Briefing
Collaboration between academics and non-profits can help protect citizenship rights Blog

Collaboration between academics and non-profits can help protect citizenship rights

Building bridges between academia and non-profit organisations through partnerships is a critical tool to protect the ‘right to have rights’. These…
/ Dr Rachel Pougnet, Senior Research Associate at the University of Bristol
Statelessness determination and protection in Europe Events

Is Europe falling behind on statelessness determination and protection?

On Tuesday 14 September (14.00-15.00 CEST) you are invited to attend a webinar marking the publication of a new Statelessness Index briefing on…
14 September 2021 14:00 - 15:00 CEST
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.
WEBINAR: Deprivation of nationality and the prevention of statelessness Videos

WEBINAR: Deprivation of nationality and the prevention of statelessness

A timely discussion hosted by the European Network on Statelessness on how to galvanise action across Europe to ensure deprivation or loss of…
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Thematic Briefing Publications

#StatelessnessINDEX Thematic Briefing: Deprivation of nationality and the prevention of statelessness in Europe

Most people regard their nationality as a secure legal status. However, in the recent past, deprivation of nationality has become increasingly…
/ Thematic briefing
Database Editorial

Using litigation to end statelessness

Since founding in 2014, strategic litigation has always been a priority for the European Network on Statelessness (ENS) and its members. As a former…
/ Chris Nash, Director of the European Network on Statelessness