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Toolkit to identify and address statelessness in Czechia

We have developed a national toolkit to identify and address statelessness in Czechia. 
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Joint opinion on the pending legal reform in Belgium

ENS and NANSEN prepared a joint opinion on the legislative proposal submitted by the Belgian Government to the Parliament to introduce a residence…
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New statelessness legislation in the Netherlands: worth the wait?

On the 6th of June 2023, Dutch Parliament finally passed a legislation package on statelessness that has been in the making since 2014. It introduces…
/ Caia Vlieks, Utrecht University and Katja Swider, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
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WEBINAR: Protection: determining statelessness in the refugee context

On Thursday 27 April, we held the second event in our #StatelessJourneys webinar series on Identifying and Addressing Statelessness in the Refugee…
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Netherlands adopts new bills on statelessness

While a positive step in the right direction, the new bills do not go far enough in resolving the issues experienced by stateless people in the…
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“The endless waiting has destroyed me” – will the Statelessness Bills discussed in the Dutch Parliament this week bring a solution for stateless people in the Netherlands?

Ahead of the 25th May debate in the Dutch parliament on new draft legislation on statelessness, our Dutch members analyse the proposed laws, their…
/ Caia Vlieks, Research and Education Officer at the Institute on Statelessness & Inclusion and Marlotte van Dael, Project Coordinator Statelessness at ASKV Refugee Support
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“Het eindeloze wachten heeft mij kapot gemaakt” – zullen de wetsvoorstellen staatloosheid ter discussie in Tweede Kamer deze week een oplossing bieden voor staatlozen in Nederland?

In aanloop naar het debat van 25 mei in de Tweede Kamer over nieuwe ontwerpwetgeving betreffende staatloosheid analyseren onze Nederlandse leden de…
/ Caia Vlieks, Research and Education Officer, Institute on Statelessness & Inclusion en Marlotte van Dael, Project Coördinator Staatloosheid, ASKV Steunpunt Vluchtelingen
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A multilingual toolkit on statelessness: how to identify, support and refer people at risk of statelessness

Across Europe, low levels of awareness of statelessness are widespread. For NGO workers, civil servants and refugee practitioners, this a lack of…
/ Cécile Queval, Head of European advocacy, Forum Réfugiés
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Joint Submission to Dutch Government consultation on new proposal to determine “evident” statelessness

Joint submission to a consultation on a proposed Dutch procedure to determine “evident” statelessness.
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Amidst the unspeakable awfulness of the conflict in Ukraine we should not forget the particular protection needs of stateless people

As the number of refugees fleeing Ukraine nears two million, we and our members on the ground have been mobilising to try to get a handle on the…
/ Chris Nash, Director of the European Network on Statelessness
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Bridging the gap – can a Council of Europe initiative and intergovernmental conference next week deliver improved protection for stateless people?

I have lost count of the number of determined but wistful expressions I have seen on the faces of stateless people desperately seeking to end their…
/ Chris Nash, Director of the European Network on Statelessness
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WEBINAR: Is Europe falling behind on statelessness determination and protection?

On 14 September the European Network on Statelessness hosted a webinar to mark the publication of a new Statelessness Index briefing on statelessness…
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