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Litigation Toolkit on Statelessness for Legal Practitioners

The toolkit aims to provide a framework and guidance for legal practitioners on conducting litigation on statelessness.  
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ENS, The AIRE Centre, ECRE, and DCR intervene before the ECtHR on Suji v. Greece

In partnership with The AIRE Centre, the Dutch Refugee Council, and the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE), ENS has filed a third-party…
ECHR Blog

Surrogacy Arrangements: Can Article 8 of the ECHR Combat Child Statelessness?

On 31 August 2023, in the case of C. v. Italy, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) delivered a judgment concerning a four-year-old child born…
/ Giulia Bittoni, Lawyer Linguist, Court of Justice of the European Union
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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…
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Addressing statelessness through the courts

Today ENS is launching a Litigation Toolkit on Statelessness, a guide for legal practitioners to conduct strategic litigation on statelessness.  
/ Alexia Tizzano and Patricia Cabral, European Network on Statelessness
Council of Europe News

ENS and AIRE Centre intervene before the ECtHR on Dabetić v. Italy

The European Network on Statelessness (ENS) and The AIRE Centre have filed written submissions as interveners to the European Court of Human Rights…
 LGBTQ+ families, surrogacy and the legal identity of unsanctioned babies Blog

The Statelessness Case Law Database: LGBTQ+ families, surrogacy and the legal identity of unsanctioned babies

The new ENS Statelessness Case Law Database offers a lens through which we can observe how European laws deal with the reality of statelessness. In…
/ Katja Swider ENS Member, Assistant Professor of Migration Law at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Handbook on European law relating to asylum, borders and immigration Blog

FRA-ECtHR updated Handbook on European law relating to asylum, borders and immigration: Helping to implement fundamental rights safeguards

European law relating to asylum, borders and immigration is developing fast. The European Convention on Human Rights and European Union (EU) law both…
/ Andreina De Leo, Early Stage Researcher, Maastricht University Faculty of Law; former trainee at the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights
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ENS and AIRE Centre file a third party submission to the ECtHR on Pham v. UK

The European Network on Statelessness (ENS) and The AIRE Centre have filed a third party submission to the European Court of Human Rights in the case…
Russias Constitutional Court decision helps to protect stateless detainees as legal change approaches Blog

Russia’s Constitutional Court decision helps to protect stateless detainees as legal change approaches

In Russia, tens of thousands of stateless people are at risk of spending years in detention, but legal change is on the way. 
/ Stephania Kulaeva - Executive Director, ADC Memorial
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Sudita Keita v. Hungary – another landmark ruling from Strasbourg on the right to private and family life of stateless people

This week, in the case of Sudita Keita v. Hungary, the European Court of Human Rights found a violation of Article 8 of the European Convention on…
/ Patrícia Cabral, Legal Policy Officer at the European Network on Statelessness
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Mennesson v France and 2019 ECtHR advisory opinion concerning the recognition in domestic law of a legal parent

** This is an edited version of a longer article first published in the Statelessness and Citizenship Review. Thanks to Adam and SCR for their…
/ Adam Weiss, Director of the European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC)