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Finland – a champion in the making in addressing statelessness?

The UNHCR study Mapping Statelessness in Finland was launched on 18 November, following similar studies already published in a number of European…
/ Anne Laakko, UNHCR
Adrian Berry Blog

Kim v Russia – The unlawful detention of stateless persons in immigration proceedings

The recent training on statelessness provided on 24 October 2014 by the European Network on Statelessness and UNHCR in conjunction with Memorial in…
/ Adrian Berry, Barrister, Garden Court Chambers, London
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“A small step, perhaps, but a move in the right direction to help 600,000 people find somewhere to call home”

This is how CNN reported on the European Network on Statelessness (ENS) campaign to protect stateless persons in Europe after we handed over our…
/ Chris Nash - Director, European Network on Statelessness
Still stateless, still suffering Publications

Still Stateless, Still Suffering - Why Europe Must Act Now to Protect Stateless Persons

ENS new report "Still Stateless, Still Suffering – Why Europe Must Act Now to Protect Stateless Persons" contains testimonies by stateless migrants…
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ENS launches new report - Still Stateless, Still Suffering - Why Europe Must Act Now to Protect Stateless Persons

ENS has launched its report Still Stateless, Still Suffering – Why Europe Must Act Now to Protect Stateless Persons, which contains testimonies by…
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Litigating for Statelessness Determination: The Promise of the European Convention on Human Rights?

An array of issues could potentially be pursued through litigation to improve the situation of stateless persons in Europe.
/ Caia Vlieks, Tilburg University
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An Obligation for Statelessness Determination under the European Convention on Human Rights?

This ENS discussion paper examines some important articles of the ECHR in order to assess whether an obligation to determine statelessness can be…
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Statelessness protection in Belgium

In its report of 2013 (Mapping Statelessness in Belgium ), the UNCHR has estimated the total number of people affected by nationality problems in…
/ Christelle Chiurulli, Lawyer, Belgium
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Every downside has its upside: run-up to a statelessness determination procedure in the Netherlands?

On 9 July 2014, the loss to Argentina signalled the end of another period of patriotic sentiments in the Netherlands.
/ Hana M.A.E. van Ooijen, Lawyer with Prakken d’Oliveira Human Rights Lawyers
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Act now and help protect stateless people across Europe!

When meeting a stateless person what is often so very striking is their understandable bewilderment about the situation they have been unlucky…
/ Chris Nash, ENS Coordinator
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A question of ‘if’ and ‘when’ is someone stateless

Farid is in UK immigration detention pending deportation. He has an Iranian passport that has expired. One month into his detention, he attempts to…
/ Amal de Chickera
Ibrahim Blog

Ibrahim’s story: Hope for how a stateless person can start a new life in Slovakia thanks to legislative changes

“He is the soul of our centre. The most honest, responsible and hardworking person we have here. And he does not drink any alcohol! He is a Muslim,…
/ Katarína Fajnorová, The Human Rights League