Webinar: No child should be stateless: Ensuring the right to a nationality for children in migration in Europe Videos

Webinar: No child should be stateless: Ensuring the right to a nationality for children in migration in Europe

A free webinar organised by the European Network on Statelessness (ENS), as part of the Initiative for Children in Migration. This webinar explores…
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Even where countries in Europe recognise marriage equality, children born to same-sex families remain at risk of statelessness

Every year the ILGA-Europe Rainbow Map shows that the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex and queer people (LGBTIQ*) are still not…
/ Björn Sieverding, Network of European LGBTIQ* Families Associations (NELFA), Vice President
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Statelessness in Sweden and the case of unreturnable Moroccan "street children" left at risk of statelessness

Almost a year has passed since UNHCR published its 2016 report Mapping Statelessness in Sweden, which critiqued Sweden for its lack of an official…
/ Isabelle Rothstein, MSc Global Migration (UCL) & Legal Volunteer (Asylum Aid)
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A life in limbo: Refused asylum seekers at risk of statelessness

“They let me live like – between. I can’t go back and I can’t live here… If you die, nobody cares really.” (Walid*, Algeria)
/ Catherine Blanchard, Senior Researcher, and Sarah Joy, Researcher - British Red Cross
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China’s hidden children: denied documents and at risk of statelessness

Perched on a child-sized chair, I sat in a makeshift pre-school classroom situated on the ground floor of an apartment complex on the outskirts of…
/ Stephanie Gordon, PhD candidate - University of Leicester
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Am I part of the problem?

/ Laura van Waas, Co-Director of the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion
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CESCR’s recommendation – Serbia to ensure effective access to personal documents for Roma and displaced persons, and in the meantime to facilitate their access to economic, social and cultural rights

In May 2014, the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights considered the Second Periodic Report of Serbia on the measures applied and…
/ Ivana Stankovic, Programme Coordinator, Praxis
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Abandoned by parents, neglected by the State

„...I just want to get an ID card, like other citizens, and then register the birth of my children. My greatest wish is that my children go to…
/ Marija Drazovic, Legal Advisor, Praxis
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Statelessness, state-building and biopolitics: the bidūn of Kuwait

One of the biggest challenges that the current configuration of the world brings is the persistent collisions between a romanticised “global” and a…
/ Ines Fernandes, School of Oriental and African Studies
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Nationality Unknown? Promising steps, but still a risk of statelessness at birth in Hungary

Hungary is a state party to all statelessness-related international conventions, and as one of the few states in the world to operate a specific…
/ Gábor Gyulai, Hungarian Helsinki Committee, Chair of the ENS Steering Committee
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No Residence, No Rights

In many countries there is a circle of rights which are reserved only for their own nationals and that is one of the main facts that gives…
/ Milijana Trifkovic, Legal Analyst, Praxis
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Finally an Important Step towards the Solution for the Legally Invisible and Persons at Risk of Statelessness in Serbia

After years of advocacy efforts in drawing the attention of the state to the extremely difficult position of persons who failed to subsequently…
/ Ivanka Kostic, Executive Director, Praxis