Paisaje Campamentos, Tindouf, Algeria. Blog

From colonial subjects to stateless refugees

The exact number of people who were forcibly displaced in the 1970s to the Tindouf refugee camps set up by the Algerian state is unknown, but…
/ Aminetou Errer Bouzeid, LEFRIG Project Coordinator and Social Worker
statfree.world Blog

Stuck in Morocco

How a failed trip to Morocco led to the creation of statefree.world platform, which provides a space for stateless people to share experiences and…
/ Christiana Bukalo, Founder of Statefree e.V.
Ending statelessness is possible, but we cannot do it without the people affected Videos

Ending statelessness is possible, but we cannot do it without the people affected by it

Currently, more than half a million people are stateless in Europe. Nobody understands the impact of living without a nationality better than…
Christiana Bukalo Interviews

ENS interview - Christiana Bukalo

ENS caught up with Christiana Bukalo, an active ENS member and stateless person based in Germany who is developing a new website statefree.world. We…
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WEBINAR: Closing protection gaps: Addressing statelessness in Europe

Organised by the European Network on Statelessness (ENS), the webinar sets out the current state of affairs in Europe, with our members showcasing…
United stateless Blog

A Stateless Person’s Take on ‘Stateless’

The Netflix series 'Stateless' caught my attention as well as that of my friends and colleagues months prior to its official release. How could it…
/ Ekaterina E, Founding member of United Stateless
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The Faces of Statelessness in Europe – the answers to the ‘wheres’, ‘whys’ and ‘hows’ on statelessness

Do you ever wonder where stateless people live, what their day-to-day lives look like or how they try to solve their predicament?
/ Valeriia Cherednichenko, Associate Protection Officer, UNHCR Bureau for Europe
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Understanding statelessness: what are the different contexts of statelessness in Europe

Over the years, ENS has collected numerous testimonies of stateless people from all over Europe. Their stories are very personal, but often point to…
/ Caia Vlieks, PhD Researcher at Tilburg University
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Stateless Voices

There are around 600.000 stateless people in Europe and the US. Without protection from a government, they are often denied basic rights. The…
/ Urs Spindler, Arne Schulz, Moises Mendoza and Shaminder Dulai
Still stateless, still suffering Publications

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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