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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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Clash of Constitutional Courts on addressing statelessness: Dominican Republic and Colombia

Dominican Republic and Colombia have taken very different approaches to the recognition of the right to a nationality for children born on their…
/ Paola Pelletier, LLM. Dominican Law Professor of International Private Law and Human Rights at PUCMM University, and Member of Reconocido Movement (Statelessness Movement)
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Born at the age of 70

As a young teenager in the 1950s, Eloisa was abandoned in Costa Rica. She found herself in a Central American country that she'd never been to…
/ Maria Julia Cerdas, former member of the stateless division for Costa Rica’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs
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No nationality, no rights – Statelessness affecting Dominicans of Haitian descent

Two years ago the Dominican Constitutional Court judgement 168/13 deprived hundreds of thousands of Dominicans of Haitian descent of their…
/ Laura Quintana Soms, Minority Rights Group
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What (more) can the EU do to help address statelessness in its external human rights action?

As international interest in tackling statelessness grows, a question that repeatedly surfaces is: what role can X organisation, Y country or even Z…
/ Laura van Waas, Co-Director of the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion