Inclusive Solutions Towards Ending Statelessness Events

Inclusive Solutions Towards Ending Statelessness

ENS is co-organising this collaborative side event on statelessness with Nationality For All, and the UNHCR Statelessness Section, as a part of UNHCR…
12 June 2024 18:00 - 19:30 CEST
UK home office Blog

Are Stateless Claimants Disadvantaged Within Asylum Procedures? New Evidence from the UK Context

This blog post introduces new research, conducted as part of the #StatelessJourneys project, into the challenges faced by stateless claimants within…
/ Thomas McGee, PhD researcher at Peter McMullin Centre on Statelessness (Melbourne Law School) and the MENA Statelessness Network (Hawiati)
Stateless Kurd from Syria showing his passport Publications

"Credibility Undermined" - Challenges in Determining Country of Origin for Stateless Asylum Seekers: Kurds from Syria in the UK

Research conducted as part of our #StatelessJourneys project reveals that stateless asylum seekers in the UK can experience unique hurdles that pose…
/ Report
passports Blog

On Statelessness: 6 Principles to Consider When Conducting Country of Origin Information Research

A research project on statelessness undertaken by Asylos revealed a significant need for improvement in the coverage and quality of Country of Origin…
/ Laurence Hamieh, Asylos
people Publications

Legal briefing: Statelessness and the prohibition on discrimination against Romani communities

This legal briefing analyses the principle of non-discrimination and its impact on the prevention and reduction of statelessness among Romani…
/ Briefing
Supreme Court of the Netherlands Blog

What a judge cannot see: statelessness determination in the Netherlands

After years of waiting, the Netherlands is close to introducing a judicial procedure to determine statelessness, but without effective access to a…
/ Katja Swider, Assistant Professor, Amsterdam Centre for Migration and Refugee Law, Free University of Amsterdam
Toolkit cover image Blog

A multilingual toolkit on statelessness: how to identify, support and refer people at risk of statelessness

Across Europe, low levels of awareness of statelessness are widespread. For NGO workers, civil servants and refugee practitioners, this a lack of…
/ Cécile Queval, Head of European advocacy, Forum Réfugiés
ARC Blog

Understanding Statelessness through Country of Origin Information (COI)

Country of Origin Information (COI) is an important element in refugee status determination procedures, as it helps to evaluate whether there is a…
/ Stephanie Huber, Director of Asylum Research Centre (ARC) Foundation and Nina Murray, Head of Policy and Research, The European Network on Statelessness
UK Parliament Editorial

Will the new Nationality and Borders Bill increase childhood statelessness in the UK?

Statelessness is one of the least understood aspects of the myriad of immigration and citizenship issues in the UK. Few people are aware of it, fewer…
/ Andie Lambe - Independent Consultant for ENS - Childhood Statelessness in the UK
Recognised Stateless Person who spent over a decade in limbo, photographed in London during lockdown. © UNHCR/Katie Barlow. Blog

I Am Human: New UNHCR report reveals the experiences of stateless people in the UK

In the final instalment of our three blog series focusing on the UK, the experiences of stateless people are brought to light in UNHCR’s new report,…
/ Zainnab Makele, Protection Associate, UNHCR UK
Photo: TeaMeister (flickr - Creative Commons) Blog

How far do citizenship laws in European Union Member States safeguard the children born there from statelessness?

Most European Union Member States participate in the international conventions concerning statelessness of 1954 and 1961, and have certain laws that…
/ Merve Erdilmen (Doctoral Student, Department of Political Science, McGill University) and Iseult Honohan (Associate Professor Emeritus, School of Politics and International Relations, University College Dublin)
Report cover: Birth registration and the prevention of statelessness in Europe Publications

Birth registration and the prevention of statelessness in Europe: identifying good practices and remaining barriers

Birth registration is a key way to prevent statelessness and ensure every child can acquire a nationality. Yet, some children in Europe still face…
/ ENS Briefing