International Roma Women's Conference Blog

Spotlighting Romani women’s activism and role in addressing statelessness in Europe

This blog is part of a collaboration between the European Network on Statelessness (ENS) and Romani women activists. Here, we want to draw attention…
/ Nina Murray, Michelle Van Burik, Sonja Barbul, Ina Majka, Brisilda Taco, Alison Huyghe and Tamara Smith
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Romani women’s activism and role in addressing statelessness in Europe

The voices of Romani women are all too often missing from policy debates on statelessness and legal identity. ENS has come together with Romani women…
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Resolving statelessness in Roma communities requires improved inclusion, participation and scrutiny of discrimination

This week two European conferences take place asking crucial questions on inclusion and statelessness. On Monday and Tuesday, Roma civil society,…
/ Nina Murray, Head of Policy & Research at the European Network on Statelessness
Nevenka Kapcic - Walk with us Interviews

Interview with Nevenka Kapičić, Roma Youth Organisation Walk with us

Nevenka Kapičić is a Project Coordinator at the Roma youth organisation Walk with us - Phiren Amenca. They are based in Podgorica and work with Roma…
Together We Can: The COVID-19 Impact on Stateless People & A Roadmap for Change Blog

New report on the impacts of coronavirus on stateless people lays out a roadmap for change

On 17 June 2021, the COVID-19 Emergency Statelessness Fund (CESF) Consortium will launch its 2021 Impact Report “Together We Can: The COVID-19 Impact…
/ Vera Karanika, Education and Programme Assistant at the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion
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European Network on Statelessness submission to inform the European Commission 2021 Enlargement Package

ENS' submission to inform the European Commission's 2021 Enlargement Package focuses on progress towards addressing statelessness in Enlargement…
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Ending statelessness is a priority for Romani equality in Europe Videos

Ending statelessness is a priority for Romani equality in Europe

The right to a nationality is key to achieving Romani inclusion, equality and participation.
Stateless Roma in Europe - VoxBox, European Parliament Videos

Stateless Roma in Europe - VoxBox, European Parliament

Following a lunchtime event “Stateless Roma in Europe” on 29 Nov in the European Parliament, Soraya Post (MEP -S&D), Inge Sturkenboom (UNHCR) and…
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It is not just paperwork; it is human work. Recognising and supporting the role of grassroots organisations in the fight to end statelessness

Stateless Roma, or Roma at risk of statelessness, face a number of particular challenges in daily life. These include barriers in accessing the legal…
/ Michelle Mila van Burik Bihari, MA. Advocacy Coordinator Roma Utrecht & Roma Advocacy Network Netherlands
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North Macedonia takes important first step towards ending statelessness

On 3 January North Macedonia officially acceded to the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness, joining 74 other countries which have…
/ Jonathan Lee, European Roma Rights Centre
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Submission to inform the European Commission 2020 Enlargement Package:progress towards addressing statelessness in Enlargement countries

Our written submission on progress towards addressing statelessness in EU Enlargement countries to inform the European Commission's (DG NEAR) 2020…
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Reflections from Madrid and galvanising action to solve statelessness in Europe

The launch of a new strategy is always a moment for looking both back and forwards. This week we published our new five-year strategic plan Solving…
/ Chris Nash, Director of the European Network on Statelessness