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Ending statelessness is a priority for Romani equality in Europe

The right to a nationality is key to achieving Romani inclusion, equality and participation.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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…
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New #RomaBelong research documents the effects of statelessness on Roma living in Ukraine and sets recommendation on how to tackle it

Even though Ukraine was among the first post-Soviet countries to adopt its own legislation on citizenship, the issue of statelessness continues to…
/ Mykhailo Sorochyshyn, The Tenth of April
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Shining a light on the link between statelessness and minorities

The UN Special Rapporteur on Minorities, Fernand de Varennes, is currently in the process of compiling a thematic report on the link between…
/ Nina Murray - Head of Policy & Research at the European Network on Statelessness (ENS)
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Submission to the Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues – Statelessness: A Minorities Issue

This joint submission to the Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues by the European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC), the European Network on Statelessness (…
/ Submission
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How to square a circle: contemplating the shades of minority statelessness

In present times, ever more people dream of not being tied up to a certain state and becoming ‘citizens of everywhere’. This post-national dream…
/ Dr Julija Sardelić, Marie Curie Skłodowska Postdoctoral Fellow LINES – Leuven International and European Studies, University of Leuven
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…