Blog

#StatelessKids in Poland – Giving stateless children a voice

Dear Mr President,There are many stateless people living in Poland. They have no chance of a normal life, they cannot access higher education or even…
/ Katarzyna Przybysławska, Director of the Halina Niec Legal Aid Center
Interviews

ENS Interview: Eradicating childhood statelessness in Serbia

ENS caught up with Ivanka Kostić, Executive Director of Praxis and ENS trustee, as well as Dijana Dacković and Ivana Radojković, two ENS youth…
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#StatelessKids in Slovenia – The Peace Institute and ENS Youth Ambassadors show innovation is key when speaking about statelessness to new audiences

As part of a push to end childhood statelessness in Europe, ENS organised a region-wide campaign #StatelessKids to raise awareness and promote…
/ Katarina Vučko (Peace Institute Slovenia); Sara Horvat, Nina Markovič, Sara Bagari (ENS Youth Ambassadors)
Birth registration infographic Publications

Birth registration and statelessness

Most, but not all of us, have had our births registered. The lack of birth registration is not the same as statelessness, yet it heightens the risk…
/ Infographic
Blog

Working together to end childhood statelessness in Europe

Should Europe be doing more to tackle childhood statelessness? Absolutely. To discuss how to push the issue further up the agenda and to find new…
/ Jean Lambert MEP and Manlio Di Stefano PACE Member
Why do children become stateless? Publications

Why do children become stateless?

Children get their nationality through different types of connections they have with a country. But sometime their right to a nationality is denied…
/ Infographic
Blog

Important victory for stateless children born in Norway

The Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public Security has issued a new instruction to the immigration authorities to align their practice with Norway…
/ Marek Linha, Adviser at the Norwegian Organisation for Asylum Seekers (NOAS)
Blog

Making the case for the role of young people and civil society in ending statelessness – ENS at the second anniversary of the #iBelong campaign

“How lucky I was that the only obstacle in fulfilling my potential was myself. Whatever I did and wherever I went I did not have to prove who I am,…
/ Ivan Kochovski - ENS Youth Ambassador
What does it mean to be stateless? - Infographic Publications

What does it mean to be stateless?

Have you ever wondered what exactly does it mean to be stateless? This ENS infographic explains what it's like to grow up in Europe without a…
/ Infographic
News

EVENT: Working together to end childhood statelessness in Europe; 22 Nov, Strasbourg

Join the European Network on Statelessness at a #StatelessKids campaign event in Strasbourg, bringing together key regional, inter-governmental and…
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Invisible kids: Localising children’s right to a nationality

When we assess progress towards the goal of ending childhood statelessness, we often do so by dividing the world into nation-States. The…
/ Jason Tucker, Researcher and ENS Associate Member
Blog

South African courts confirm the right to nationality of a stateless child - 20 year old legal principle protecting stateless children is finally implemented

On 6 September 2016 a 4 year court battle of a stateless child to access South African citizenship came to an end. Even though South African law…
/ Liesl Muller, Head of the Statelessness Project at Lawyers for Human Rights