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The World’s Stateless: a new report on why size does and doesn’t matter

Today, the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion launched its inaugural World’s Stateless report. The report focuses largely on the question of…
/ Laura van Waas, Amal de Chickera and Zahra Albarazi (co-founders, Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion)
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Finland – a champion in the making in addressing statelessness?

The UNHCR study Mapping Statelessness in Finland was launched on 18 November, following similar studies already published in a number of European…
/ Anne Laakko, UNHCR
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A welcome first step towards tackling statelessness in Poland

This year Poland celebrates 25 years of freedom, an anniversary marked by the country’s first democratic vote, the end of communist regime and…
/ Katarzyna Przybysławska, Director of the Halina Niec Legal Aid Centre
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Kim v Russia – The unlawful detention of stateless persons in immigration proceedings

The recent training on statelessness provided on 24 October 2014 by the European Network on Statelessness and UNHCR in conjunction with Memorial in…
/ Adrian Berry, Barrister, Garden Court Chambers, London
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“A small step, perhaps, but a move in the right direction to help 600,000 people find somewhere to call home”

This is how CNN reported on the European Network on Statelessness (ENS) campaign to protect stateless persons in Europe after we handed over our…
/ Chris Nash - Director, European Network on Statelessness
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Still Stateless, Still Suffering - Why Europe Must Act Now to Protect Stateless Persons

ENS new report "Still Stateless, Still Suffering – Why Europe Must Act Now to Protect Stateless Persons" contains testimonies by stateless migrants…
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ENS launches new report - Still Stateless, Still Suffering - Why Europe Must Act Now to Protect Stateless Persons

ENS has launched its report Still Stateless, Still Suffering – Why Europe Must Act Now to Protect Stateless Persons, which contains testimonies by…
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Should nationality have a “minimum content”? – Italian Supreme Court passes landmark decision

With only a handful of countries operating a statelessness determination procedure, it is not very often that a national court passes a judgment of…
/ Gábor Gyulai, Refugee Programme Coordinator at the Hungarian Helsinki Committee
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Litigating for Statelessness Determination: The Promise of the European Convention on Human Rights?

An array of issues could potentially be pursued through litigation to improve the situation of stateless persons in Europe.
/ Caia Vlieks, Tilburg University
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An Obligation for Statelessness Determination under the European Convention on Human Rights?

This ENS discussion paper examines some important articles of the ECHR in order to assess whether an obligation to determine statelessness can be…
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Statelessness protection in Belgium

In its report of 2013 (Mapping Statelessness in Belgium ), the UNCHR has estimated the total number of people affected by nationality problems in…
/ Christelle Chiurulli, Lawyer, Belgium
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ENS launches Good Practice Guide on Statelessness Determination and Protection to Mark International Human Rights Day

The European Network on Statelessness (ENS) celebrates International Human Rights Day today, by launching its inaugural publication “Statelessness…