Council of Europe Editorial

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
Handbook on European law relating to asylum, borders and immigration Blog

FRA-ECtHR updated Handbook on European law relating to asylum, borders and immigration: Helping to implement fundamental rights safeguards

European law relating to asylum, borders and immigration is developing fast. The European Convention on Human Rights and European Union (EU) law both…
/ Andreina De Leo, Early Stage Researcher, Maastricht University Faculty of Law; former trainee at the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights
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Situation assessment of statelessness, health, and COVID-19 in Europe

Our new report exposes specific challenges stateless people face as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic and responses needed to address them. 
/ Report
Atlas of the Stateless Blog

Europe: Not yet a model for the world

The Old Continent – and the European Union in particular – likes to see itself as a model of democracy and human rights. But it is home to a…
/ Chris Nash, Director of the European Network on Statelessness
Commissioner for Human Rights calls for stop to arbitrary detention of stateless people Videos

Commissioner for Human Rights calls for stop to arbitrary detention of stateless people

Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights calls on countries to identify and protect stateless persons from arbitrary detention.
#LockedinLimbo - Why Europe must stop detention of stateless people Videos

#LockedinLimbo - Why Europe must stop detention of stateless people

Director of the European Network on Statelessness (ENS) Chris Nash, explains why ENS started our #LockedinLimbo campaign to protect some of the most…
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Fresh opportunities to tackle statelessness through a new Council of Europe led initiative

We start 2020 facing uncertainty in many parts of the globe. One source of uncertainty for us here in Europe, is the UK’s imminent departure from the…
/ Chris Nash – Director, European Network on Statelessness
Interviews

Interview with Christos Giakoumopoulos, Director General of the Directorate for General Human Rights and Rule of Law (DGI) of the Council of Europe

Following our lunchtime event in Strasbourg at the Council of Europe, ENS spoke with Christos Giakoumopoulos, Director General of the Directorate for…
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Looking back, looking forward – Solving statelessness in Europe

Writing this blog on the train back from Strasbourg, it’s hard not to feel inspired by the many people with whom I’ve spent the last four days…
/ Chris Nash, Director of the European Network on Statelessness
News

LUNCHTIME RECEPTION: Addressing statelessness in Europe - 10 Oct (1.15-2.15pm); Council of Europe, Strasbourg

PALAIS DE L'EUROPE (in front of the hemicycle), Strasbourg Wednesday, 10 October 2018 (1.15-2.15pm) Join the European Network on Statelessness for a…
Interviews

Interview with Nils Muižnieks, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights

ENS caught up with Nils Muižnieks, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights. In this exclusive interview, now nearing the end of his term…
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How the Council of Europe is working to help protect stateless refugees and migrants from ending up #LockedinLimbo

I was pleased to be able to lend my voice to the European Network on Statelessness’ #LockedInLimbo campaign at an event at the Parliamentary Assembly…
/ Tomáš Boček, CoE Secretary General's Special Representative on Migration and Refugees