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Bulgaria introduces a statelessness determination procedure into national law

On 2 December 2016 the Bulgarian parliament at a final second reading adopted the introduction of a statelessness determination procedure into…
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Improving identification and protection of stateless people in Bulgaria

ENS Advisory Committee member, Cynthia Orchard (Legal Policy Officer at Asylum Aid), delivered a presentation on ‘Establishing Statelessness…
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Consultation submission on the proposed statute law for a statelessness determination procedure in the Netherlands

Joint submission by ASKV/Refugee Support and the European Network on Statelessness as part of the consultation to the proposed statute law for a…
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Strengthening legal practice on statelessness in the UK

The UK’s procedure for granting statelessness leave holds out a promise of protection to people who are stateless, but there is a danger that its…
/ Sarah Woodhouse and Judith Carter, in-house solicitors at Liverpool Law Clinic, University of Liverpool
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Proposal for legislation on statelessness in the Netherlands: A bittersweet victory

Six years of research, reports, publications, consultations, advocacy, negotiations,
/ Katja Swider, PhD researcher (University of Amsterdam) and Caia Vlieks, PhD researcher (Tilburg University)
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An Update on Statelessness Determination and Status in the UK - "Need for Fair and Timely Decisions"

Some stateless persons living in the UK face harsh realities. Most stateless people without legal status cannot leave the UK because no country will…
/ Cynthia Orchard, Legal Policy Officer at Asylum Aid
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Bulgaria is introducing a statelessness determination procedure. Or is it?

On the surface, yes, Bulgaria is for the first time introducing a statelessness determination procedure in its national legislation. But scratch a…
/ Dr. Valeria Ilareva, Foundation for Access to Rights - FAR
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Ireland’s ad-hoc approach is failing stateless persons: Dublin seminar highlights shortfalls and need for formal procedures

In December 2015, the Council of the European Union’s Conclusions on Statelessness invited the European Commission to launch exchanges of good…
/ Catherine Cosgrave, Legal Services Manager, Immigrant Council of Ireland
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Greece moves one step closer to introducing an effective statelessness determination procedure

Greek Parliament’s initiative to provide a legislative framework for the adoption of a statelessness determination procedure is welcome news. Once…
/ Erika Kalantzi, Attorney at Law
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Telling the stories of stateless persons through animation

For me as a visual artist it is important to collaborate with people who work in the field and have in depth knowledge of the issue I’m focusing on…
/ Daniela Krajčová, Visual artist