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…
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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)
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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…
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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

A new toolkit for protecting the right of every child to a nationality

196 states have signed on to the international obligations contained in the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). That’s as good as it gets…
/ Laura van Waas, Co-Director of the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion
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Ending Childhood Statelessness – A Comparative Study of Safeguards to Ensure the Right to a Nationality for Children Born in Europe

The working paper complements our 2015 report No Child Should Be Stateless by providing deeper analysis of the nationality laws of 45 European…
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Norwegian Government condemns stateless children to a state of legal limbo

A new proposal by the Norwegian Government will leave children born stateless in Norway who are habitually resident without a nationality until they…
/ Marek Linha, Adviser at the Norwegian Organisation for Asylum Seekers (NOAS)

Our #StatelessKids campaign is recruiting new ambassadors to help us end childhood statelessness

No child should be stateless! Yet as we were (again) reminded yesterday by the Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muiznieks in his report on Cyprus…
/ Jan Brulc, European Network on Statelessness