Roma Belong Editorial

Resolving statelessness in Roma communities requires improved inclusion, participation and scrutiny of discrimination

This week two European conferences take place asking crucial questions on inclusion and statelessness. On Monday and Tuesday, Roma civil society,…
/ Nina Murray, Head of Policy & Research at the European Network on Statelessness
Chinatown, Manchester Blog

Statusless and Stateless Chinese Migrants in the UK

This blog was first published by Border Criminologies in April 2021. We are re-posting it now to highlight the issues raised.
/ Siyu Luo, Doctoral Candidate in Criminology at the University of Manchester, UK.
Together We Can: The COVID-19 Impact on Stateless People & A Roadmap for Change Blog

New report on the impacts of coronavirus on stateless people lays out a roadmap for change

On 17 June 2021, the COVID-19 Emergency Statelessness Fund (CESF) Consortium will launch its 2021 Impact Report “Together We Can: The COVID-19 Impact…
/ Vera Karanika, Education and Programme Assistant at the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion
ENS  logo on map of europe Publications

European Network on Statelessness submission to inform the European Commission 2021 Enlargement Package

ENS' submission to inform the European Commission's 2021 Enlargement Package focuses on progress towards addressing statelessness in Enlargement…
/ Submission
Ending statelessness is a priority for Romani equality in Europe Videos

Ending statelessness is a priority for Romani equality in Europe

The right to a nationality is key to achieving Romani inclusion, equality and participation.
Stateless Roma in Europe - VoxBox, European Parliament Videos

Stateless Roma in Europe - VoxBox, European Parliament

Following a lunchtime event “Stateless Roma in Europe” on 29 Nov in the European Parliament, Soraya Post (MEP -S&D), Inge Sturkenboom (UNHCR) and…
Latvian non-citizen passport Blog

A European Without a Country

I am European, but I am not a citizen of the country where I was born or of any other country.
/ Aleksejs Ivashuk
Blog

The only way to overcome COVID-19 is to work together: Involving stateless people in Europe’s COVID-19 response

A few weeks ago, a group of 20 stateless activists and community representatives from different countries in Europe came together with ENS’ support,…
/ Remzi Medik, President, Bairska Svetlina – Centre for Development of Roma Community, North Macedonia
ENS  logo on map of europe Publications

What happens to people with no nationality in a public health crisis?

Stateless people – who lack any nationality - are excluded from many of the rights and protections afforded by States to their nationals. They are…
/ Statement
Blog

Investor citizenship must not be used as a remedy for statelessness

When I started to look into the sale of passports a decade ago, there had been hardly any academic research on the topic. Yet with the increasing…
/ Jelena Dzankic, GLOBALCIT coordinator
Blog

Citizenship Under Threat in Myanmar: A Shared Experience

“Why!? Our parents were citizens, but we didn’t get any citizenship cards! We are nationals, but we have to get permission like foreigners to go…
/ Natalie Brinham - Independent consultant and Myanmar specialist
Interviews

Interview with Fernand de Varennes, UN Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues

Prof Fernand de Varennes is Dean of the Faculté de droit at the Université de Moncton. He was appointed UN Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues in…