ARC Blog

Understanding Statelessness through Country of Origin Information (COI)

Country of Origin Information (COI) is an important element in refugee status determination procedures, as it helps to evaluate whether there is a…
/ Stephanie Huber, Director of Asylum Research Centre (ARC) Foundation and Nina Murray, Head of Policy and Research, The European Network on Statelessness
Oct 2021– Melanie from UNHCR’s Geneva Office. Blog

Looking Back on 6 Years at the Helm of UNHCR’s Statelessness Section

After six years as the Chief of the Statelessness Section at UNHCR, Melanie Khanna reflects on the global efforts to end statelessness, tracing the…
/ Melanie Khanna, Outgoing Chief of the Statelessness Section at UNHCR
 LGBTQ+ families, surrogacy and the legal identity of unsanctioned babies Blog

The Statelessness Case Law Database: LGBTQ+ families, surrogacy and the legal identity of unsanctioned babies

The new ENS Statelessness Case Law Database offers a lens through which we can observe how European laws deal with the reality of statelessness. In…
/ Katja Swider ENS Member, Assistant Professor of Migration Law at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
fguszrt Blog

We need to talk about the problem of citizenship

For the most part, the contemporary world is centred on the assumption that everyone has some form of citizenship. This creates problems for people…
/ Tendayi Bloom, Lecturer in Politics and International Studies, University of Birmingham, UK. Lindsey Kingston, Associate Professor of International Human Rights, Webster University, USA. Heather Steele, Deputy Academic Lead, Forum for Global Challenges
OSF Interviews

Interview with Laura Bingham, Senior Managing Legal Officer at the Open Society Justice Initiative

Laura Bingham works as a Senior Managing Legal Officer at the Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI). She leads OSJI’s projects on the right to…
Collaboration between academics and non-profits can help protect citizenship rights Blog

Collaboration between academics and non-profits can help protect citizenship rights

Building bridges between academia and non-profit organisations through partnerships is a critical tool to protect the ‘right to have rights’. These…
/ Dr Rachel Pougnet, Senior Research Associate at the University of Bristol
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Joint submission to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – Netherlands

Joint submission to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – Netherlands
/ Submission
WEBINAR: Deprivation of nationality and the prevention of statelessness Videos

WEBINAR: Deprivation of nationality and the prevention of statelessness

A timely discussion hosted by the European Network on Statelessness on how to galvanise action across Europe to ensure deprivation or loss of…
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Thematic Briefing Publications

#StatelessnessINDEX Thematic Briefing: Deprivation of nationality and the prevention of statelessness in Europe

Most people regard their nationality as a secure legal status. However, in the recent past, deprivation of nationality has become increasingly…
/ Thematic briefing
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Joint Submission to the Human Rights Council on Moldova

Joint Submission to the Human Rights Council at the 40th Session of the Universal Periodic Review regarding Moldova
/ Submission
Photo: Alper Çuğun (CC-BY, Flickr) Events

WEBINAR: #StatelessnessINDEX briefing - Deprivation of nationality and the prevention of statelessness

Join us for this timely discussion on how to galvanise action across Europe to ensure deprivation or loss of nationality does not result in…
22 July 2021 11:00 - 12:30 CEST
Home Office consultation Blog

UK Home Office should seek to remove barriers faced by stateless children born in the UK rather than making it more difficult for them to acquire British citizenship

Following an online consultation on its "New Plan for Immigration", the UK Government needs to ensure that any proposed amendment to the…
/ Cynthia Orchard, ENS Individual member and Nina Murray, Head of Policy & Research at the European Network on Statelessness