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Mobilising to address statelessness in the Netherlands

It’s Friday night in Amsterdam and I’m on my way home after the UNHCR’s #iBelong campaign event and the spin-off event organised by ASKV Refugee…
/ Marlotte van Dael, ASKV Refugee Support
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They do exist: mapping statelessness in two pilot regions in Ukraine

Ukraine is most likely a host country to one of the largest populations of stateless people in Europe. Most likely, because nobody knows the exact…
/ Ostap Tymchiy, Migration expert at The Right to Protection (in partnership with HIAS)
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Avoiding detention of stateless persons: UNHCR's new tool for identification and enhanced protection of stateless persons in detention

"Across the world, stateless persons face violations of their right to liberty and security. In some instances they have been in detention for years…
/ Melanie Khanna, Chief of Statelessness Section and Madeline Garlick, Senior Legal Coordinator and Head of Protection Policy Legal Advice Section, Division of International Protection, UNHCR
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Not a level playing field - Statelessness Determination in the EU

All European Union States but four (Malta, Poland, Cyprus, and Estonia) have ratified the 1954 Convention relating to the status of stateless…
/ Katia Bianchini, Researcher at the Max Planck Institute
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#LockedInLimbo – The Netherlands can stop the detention of stateless persons

After being detained for the fifth time, Ivan from the former Soviet Union is out on the streets again. Or was this the sixth time in detention? He…
/ Marlotte van Dael, ASKV Refugee Support and Caia Vlieks, Tilburg University
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#LockedinLimbo: The Continued Detention of Stateless Persons in the UK

On 4-5 May 2017, myself and two colleagues from Duncan Lewis had the privilege of joining a delegation of over a hundred and twenty people - lawyers…
/ Lewis Kett, Solicitor in the Public Law team at Duncan Lewis Solicitors
Protecting Stateless Persons from Arbitrary Detention Publications

Protecting Stateless Persons from Arbitrary Detention: An Agenda for Change

This report is the final publication of a three-year project aimed at better understanding the extent and consequences of the detention of stateless…
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Statelessness in Georgia – how to make good laws better

“We know our laws and policies on statelessness are good, but we want them to be perfect, tell us how we do that” – representative from Georgian…
/ Max McClellan