BRC Blog

Children born in the largest refugee camp in the world teach us what being stateless means to them

From being born without a State in the world's largest refugee camp to struggling to gain nationality in diaspora communities, statelessness has…
/ Sirazul Islam, Youth Director of British Rohingya Community UK (BRC)
community speaker Blog

”Please don't buy me a plane ticket to present at your event, I don't have a passport” – the birth of ENS’s community speaker policy

This blog launches ENS’s community speaker policy; a policy co-designed with people affected by statelessness that provides good practice guidance on…
/ Lynn Al Khatib, Stateless Changemaker
by Piron Guillaume via Unsplash. Editorial

Reflections from our UK childhood statelessness project as the toxic Nationality and Borders Act 2022 passes into law

To the dismay of many in the UK but especially civil society, last week, the Nationality and Borders Act 2022 crossed the final line and came into…
/ Andie Lambe, Independent Consultant for ENS – Childhood Statelessness in the UK & Nina Murray, Head of Policy & Research, ENS
Roma Versitas Kosovo Blog

The Roma Belong Project: Supporting Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities in Kosovo

Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities in Kosovo are disproportionately affected by the risk of statelessness and its associated impact on accessing…
/ Avni Mustafa, Roma Versitas Kosovo
statefree Blog

Battling statelessness as a community

Have you ever asked yourself if you are worthy? Am I worthy of love, worthy of this job, worthy of promotion? Am I worthy of joy? Am I worthy of…
/ Christiana Bukalo, Co-founder of Statefree & Expert by experience
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
First Group of Bhutanese Refugees arriving in The Netherlands on resettlement program Blog

Statelessness among resettled Bhutanese refugees in Europe: An unresolved problem

As part of one of the largest refugee resettlement programmes of its kind, over 2,000 refugees from Bhutan have been resettled to Europe since 2007.…
/ Ram Karki, former President of the Bhutanese Community in the Netherlands, Coordinator of Bhutan Watch and Head of the Global Campaign for the Release of Political Prisoners in Bhutan
ENS Director Chris speaking at Atlas of the Stateless launch event Videos

Europe: Not yet a model for the world on protecting stateless people & ending statelessness

Director of the European Network on Statelessness (ENS) Chris Nash, explains why most European countries have no framework in place to effectively…
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On stateless activism and true engagement Blog

On stateless activism and true engagement

What opportunities are there for true engagement with those directly affected by statelessness in advocacy and research? Embracing stateless…
/ Haqqi Bahram, PHD Candidate at Linköping University, Sweden
Christiana Bukalo Interviews

ENS interview - Christiana Bukalo

ENS caught up with Christiana Bukalo, an active ENS member and stateless person based in Germany who is developing a new website statefree.world. We…
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WEBINAR: Closing protection gaps: Addressing statelessness in Europe

Organised by the European Network on Statelessness (ENS), the webinar sets out the current state of affairs in Europe, with our members showcasing…