Handbook on European law relating to asylum, borders and immigration Blog

FRA-ECtHR updated Handbook on European law relating to asylum, borders and immigration: Helping to implement fundamental rights safeguards

European law relating to asylum, borders and immigration is developing fast. The European Convention on Human Rights and European Union (EU) law both…
/ Andreina De Leo, Early Stage Researcher, Maastricht University Faculty of Law; former trainee at the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights
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Statelessness and the EU Pact on Asylum and Migration: Analysis and Recommendations

Our analysis focuses on the impact the proposals set out by the European Commission in September 2020 would have on the fundamental rights of…
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Europe: Not yet a model for the world

The Old Continent – and the European Union in particular – likes to see itself as a model of democracy and human rights. But it is home to a…
/ Chris Nash, Director of the European Network on Statelessness
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Harmonising standards on statelessness determination in Europe

Nationality is the closest legal tie between a natural person and a state. Stateless individuals lack this bond. To provide stateless persons with…
/ Noémi Radnai, JD in Law, Eötvös Loránd University and MA in International Relations, Corvinus University of Budapest
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Not a level playing field - Statelessness Determination in the EU

All European Union States but four (Malta, Poland, Cyprus, and Estonia) have ratified the 1954 Convention relating to the status of stateless…
/ Katia Bianchini, Researcher at the Max Planck Institute
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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
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Statelessness as a rising topic in EU external relations: Report on the Expert Meeting on Statelessness within the Eastern Partnership Panel on Migration and Asylum

The Hungarian Ministry of Interior, in co-operation with Moldova, organized an expert meeting in the framework of the European Union (EU) Eastern…
/ Dr. Tamás MOLNÁR, Head of Unit for Migration, Asylum and Border Management, Hungarian Ministry of Interior
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Time to put statelessness on the EU agenda!

The Stockholm Programme, which sets out the EU migration policy agenda for 2010-2014, is approaching its end.
/ Katja Swider, University of Amsterdam
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Europe’s National Human Rights Institutions put statelessness on the agenda

Nationality is a human right. The right to a nationality was established in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and has been reaffirmed in…
/ Stans Goudsmit (Commissioner with the Netherlands Institute for Human Rights) and Laura van Waas (Manager Tilburg University Statelessness Programme)
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Protecting Stateless Palestinian Refugees – The EU Court of Justice opens a new chapter

The European Network on Statelessness (ENS) advocates for the creation of statelessness-specific protection regimes all over Europe. Where such…
/ Gábor Gyulai, Refugee Programme Coordinator, Hungarian Helsinki Committee
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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