Prevention of statelessness at birth – adequate nationality law but inconsistent implementation

In December 2011, Serbia acceded to the Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness. The Serbian Law on Citizenship had already been in accordance…
/ Milijana Trifkovic, Legal Analyst, Praxis
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Poor Judgement, Bad Judgment

I was preparing to write a blog entry on the upcoming UNHCR NGO Consultations – on the importance of NGOs working on statelessness strengthening…
/ Amal de Chickera

Europe’s Birth Registration Stumbling Blocks

It is well-established that one of the best ways of preventing statelessness is by ensuring universal birth registration of all children, regardless…
/ Christina E. Lee, lawyer and legal researcher
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Debating the ‘right to citizenship’

As part of a special programme of events to celebrate the European Year of the Citizen, the Maastricht Centre for Human Rights last week hosted a…
/ Laura van Waas, Senior Researcher and Manager of the Statelessness Programme, Tilburg University