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Out of Limbo: Promoting the right of stateless Roma people to a legal status in Italy

A significant proportion of Roma people originating from the Balkans and living in Italy are stateless or at risk of statelessness. In most cases…
/ Elena Rozzi – Member of ASGI’s Board and coordinator of the project Out of Limbo
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Litigating for the stateless – a bumpy, but steady road upwards

Ever wonder why there are so few cases on statelessness before international supervisory bodies and regional courts? The task of browsing through…
/ Maxim Ferschtman is Senior Legal Adviser on equality and citizenship at the Open Society Justice Initiative
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More than a photo op – an opportunity for advocacy with governments on accession

Complaints about the low number of States that are party to the UN statelessness conventions have been a constant feature of international…
/ Mark Manly, Senior Legal Coordinator (Statelessness) for UNHCR
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Setting the bar higher - The UNHCR NGO Consultations and getting serious about eradicating statelessness

A couple of weeks ago on this site I wrote about the potential for this year’s UNHCR NGO Consultations to act as a springboard for the adoption of…
/ Chris Nash, International Protection Policy Coordinator at Asylum Aid
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Roma statelessness in Italy – field research reveals long-awaited data

The Italian Council for Refugees (CIR), with the support of Open Society Foundations, issued its study summarizing the results of the project “In…
/ Daniela Di Rado, Italian Council for Refugees (CIR)
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Access to Citizenship and its Impact on Integration: Growing attention on the role of the European Union in tackling statelessness?

Last Friday saw an event in Brussels organised by the Migration Policy Group (MPG) to present EUDO CITIZENSHIP’s latest research as part of an EU-…
/ Chris Nash, International Protection Policy Coordinator at Asylum Aid
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Statelessness Status Determination in Italy: Quality Assurance Needed!

Previous posts have highlighted the importance of statelessness status determination procedures for providing protection to stateless persons (here…
/ Laura Bingham, legal officer for the equality/citizenship issue area of the Open Society Justice Initiative
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Governments should act in the best interest of stateless children

Nils Muižnieks, the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, has today published a Human Rights Comment on the statelessness of…
/ Nils Muižnieks, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe