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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…
/ Analysis
Country position paper: Statelessness in Iran Publications

Country position paper: Statelessness in Iran

Iran has an estimated population of 82.1 million people and is home to an unknown number of stateless people. Comprehensive data about the problem of…
/ Country position paper
Country position paper: Statelessness in Iraq Publications

Country position paper: Statelessness in Iraq

Iraq has a population of 40.4 million people, and is home to an estimated 47,515 stateless people, although it is possible that the true figure for…
/ Country position paper
Country position paper: statelessness in Syria Publications

Country position paper: Statelessness in Syria

Syria has a population of 18.5 million people, with the latest UN estimates suggesting it is home to 160,000 stateless persons. However, this…
/ Country position paper
Addressing statelessness in Europe’s refugee response Publications

Addressing statelessness in Europe’s refugee response: Gaps and Opportunities

Statelessness is an overlooked and often invisible feature of the forced migration context in Europe. Actors involved in the refugee response are…
/ Briefing
Statelessness in Kuwait Publications

Country Position Paper: Statelessness in Kuwait

Kuwait has a population of 4.2 million people, of whom more than half are not Kuwaiti citizens. The country is also home to an estimated 93,000…
/ Country position paper
Country position paper: Statelessness in Myanmar Publications

Country position paper: Statelessness in Myanmar

Myanmar has a population of 50.3 million people. The country is also home to an estimated 495,939 stateless Rohingya, the country’s main stateless…
/ Country position paper
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Sweden’s Temporary Asylum Laws: The Impending Problems for Stateless Refugees

In response to the large number of refugees entering Sweden in 2015, the government implemented a temporary asylum policy. Sweden’s Prime Minister,…
/ Jason Tucker, Postdoctoral researcher at Malmö Institute for Studies of Migration, Diversity and Welfare (Malmö University)
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Helping refugee practitioners working on the Syria crisis to understand statelessness

“A generation of Syrian children who don’t count”, “Refugee crisis creates ‘stateless generation’ of children in limbo”, “A right to exist: the…
/ Laura van Waas, Co-Director of the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion
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Legal Limbo: Europe’s Stateless Asylum Seekers

Stateless migrants often face considerable difficulties when travelling to, and newly arriving in, countries of potential asylum. Nonetheless, the…
/ Thomas Mcgee, Independent Researcher On Statelessness
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A Generation of Syrians Born in Exile Risk a Future of Statelessness

Doctor Nazir’s pregnant wife arrived in Turkey with a one-year old and no documentation. They had fled the unbearable bombardment of their home town…
/ Sarnata Reynolds and Tori Duoos, Refugees International
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A stateless person, a refugee and an irregular migrant walk into a bar…

She gets a beer and waits for the world cup game to begin.
/ Amal de Chickera, Senior Consultant on Statelessness, The Equal Rights Trust