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Legal obstacles to obtaining a temporary residence permit for stateless people recognised in Ukraine

In 2021, the establishment of a statelessness determination procedure in Ukraine gave people who for a long time could not regularise their status an…
/ Sofiia Kordonets and Anastasiia Koval, Right 2 Protection
Chris Nash Editorial

Recognising recent progress in global efforts to address statelessness but also the need for greater engagement and resourcing

Collective and collaborative action to end statelessness has always been at the heart of ENS’s mission. In this editorial, ENS Director Chris Nash…
/ Chris Nash, Director and co-founder of the European Network on Statelessness
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Unpacking Statelessness in Turkey: Taking Stock of the Laws, Policies, and Practices

Following a successful two-day joint conference by RTT and ENS on statelessness in Istanbul, this blog takes a look at the current challenges faced…
/ Melis Gebeş, Refugee Rights Turkey
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Celebrating progress in the protection of rainbow families, but more needs to be done

Since the day they were born, baby Sara and baby Sofia have been waiting to receive an identity document or a passport and are at risk of…
/ Arpi Avetisyan, ILGA Europe & Patrícia Cabral, ENS
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Lynn - Life as a stateless refugee - #StatelessJourneys

Lynn Khatib is one of the stateless changemakers working with ENS to improve protection for stateless refugees.
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BORN STATELESS - families and lawyers share the impacts of child statelessness in Europe

Families and lawyers share the impacts of child statelessness in Europe.
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Pavel Editorial

Seeking a place to belong: addressing statelessness among refugee children in Europe

As part of our Stateless Journeys project, ENS has been working with our members in five European countries to address cases of statelessness among…
/ Patrícia Cabral, Legal Policy Coordinator, ENS and Nina Murray, Head of Policy & Research, ENS
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Preventing and solving statelessness in European law

Within the member states of the Council of Europe and the European Union, much remains to be done to address statelessness. While the laws created by…
/ Caia Vlieks, Research & Education Officer, Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion
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Submissions to the Human Rights Council at the 42nd Session of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

ENS makes submissions to the Human Rights Council both independently and in collaboration with our members and partners. These submissions were made…
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Palestinians and the Search for Protection as Refugees and Stateless Persons

This report is the result of a joint collaboration between ENS and BADIL (the Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights). It…
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Birth registration of Roma children is becoming more difficult: a case study from Serbia

This piece draws on Praxis’ work providing free legal aid to people at risk of statelessness in Serbia. It details the case of Sara, a Roma child…
/ Milan Radojev, Legal Coordinator, Praxis
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Rejected by the homeland: Stateless Libyan Tuareg and the role of migration

This blog outlines the situation of stateless Tuareg in Libya. It is based on a preliminary study conducted through interviews with sixteen Libyan…
/ Yentl de Lange, Arabist and Researcher focusing on migration and North Africa