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Statelessness in Denmark: UNHCR mapping sheds light on national law and practice

UNHCR’s representation for the Nordic and Baltic countries has conducted statelessness mappings in the eight countries in the Northern Europe region…
/ Eva Ersbøll - Senior researcher emerita, The Danish Institute for Human Rights
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Statelessness in Portugal: law, policy and practice at a glance

In March, the Portuguese Refugee Council partnered with ENS to add a country profile page on Portugal to the Statelessness Index. Statelessness is…
/ Inês Carreirinho, Legal Protection Coordinator, Portuguese Refugee Council (CPR)
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I am not alone: the United Stateless of America

For the past twenty years — my entire life — my parents and I have struggled to prove my nationality. It felt to me as if they had trouble proving…
/ Daiana Lilo, United Stateless Member
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Dutch municipalities take matters into their own hands while national government fails to provide solution for stateless people in the Netherlands

After years of advocacy efforts by civil society and UNHCR to persuade the Dutch government to improve its protection of stateless people, the…
/ Marlotte van Dael (Project coordinator & Researcher at ASKV Refugee Support) & Rene Rouwette (Executive Director at Kompass)
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Setting a blueprint for overcoming statelessness in Russia and Ukraine

Almost three decades have passed since the dissolution of the Soviet Union and the subsequent proclamation of independence by the Russian Federation…
/ Anna Babko, Legal analyst at the CF “The Right to Protection”
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Mapping statelessness in Portugal - setting out a roadmap towards enhanced protection of stateless people

UNHCR launched a Global Campaign to End Statelessness in November 2014.
/ Ana Sofia Barros, UNHCR consultant
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They do exist: mapping statelessness in two pilot regions in Ukraine

Ukraine is most likely a host country to one of the largest populations of stateless people in Europe. Most likely, because nobody knows the exact…
/ Ostap Tymchiy, Migration expert at The Right to Protection (in partnership with HIAS)
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Under the radar: Mapping statelessness in Austria

Statelessness in Austria has been a hidden issue, with stateless people and the problems they face largely invisible. In an attempt to gain a…
/ Haleh Chahrokh, Senior Protection Assistant, UNHCR Austria and Birgit Einzenberger, Senior Protection Associate, UNHCR Austria
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Sharing good practice on ending statelessness in the OSCE area

In its latest Mid-Year Trends 2016 UNHCR estimates at least 10 million people to be stateless globally. Approximately one-third of them are children…
/ Anisa Goshi and Frank Remus, UNHCR Liaison Office Vienna
Protecting Stateless Persons from Arbitrary Detention in Bulgaria Publications

Protecting Stateless Persons from Arbitrary Detention in Bulgaria

ENS report “Protecting Stateless Persons from Arbitrary Detention in Bulgaria”, shows how individuals, despite their cooperation with authorities,…
/ Country report
Protecting Stateless Persons from Arbitrary Detention in the United Kingdom Publications

Protecting Stateless Persons from Arbitrary Detention in the United Kingdom

ENS report “Protecting Stateless Persons from Arbitrary Detention in the United Kingdom”, is the fourth in a series of country reports highlighting…
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Lack of data as an obstacle to addressing statelessness in the context of the refugee crisis in Germany

Getting a clear picture of the situation of stateless people in Germany is tricky because information provided by the authorities is scattered and…
/ Helena-Ulrike Marambio, Postgraduate Researcher - University of Essex