Aleksandra Interviews

Interview with Aleksandra Semeriak Gavrilenok, Individual member of ENS and formerly stateless person

Following our recent Annual General Conference (AGC) and pan-regional conference in Madrid, we spoke to Aleksandra Semeriak Gavrilenok about her…
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Key moments and reactions from our Addressing Statelessness in Europe conference

On 8-9 June, our ‘Addressing Statelessness in Europe’ conference took place at the University Compultense de Madrid, co-organised with Fundación…
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Madrid Publications

Statement to Spain's Presidency of the European Union on Addressing Statelessness in Europe

This public statement to Spain’s upcoming Presidency of the European Union outlines recommendations on key action needed to address statelessness in…
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Statelessness and the EU Pact on Migration and Asylum: Updated Analysis and Recommendations

We are publishing a new briefing ahead of the upcoming trilogue negotiations on the EU Pact on Migration and Asylum. These provide an opportunity to…
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Group News

ENS stateless changemakers meet with EU and Council of Europe policymakers in Strasbourg

The voices of people with lived experience of statelessness need to be heard in places where the decisions that affect them are made. That’s why last…
Marcus Alonso Alonso Interviews

Interview with Marcos Alonso Alonso, Ambassador Permanent Representative of Spain to the European Union

Ahead of Spain’s upcoming Presidency of the EU, we caught up with Marcos Alonso Alonso, Ambassador Permanent Representative of Spain to the European…
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Preventing and solving statelessness in European law

Within the member states of the Council of Europe and the European Union, much remains to be done to address statelessness. While the laws created by…
/ Caia Vlieks, Research & Education Officer, Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion
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“It’s a terrible thing to lose hope”: Re-imagining Protection for Palestinians as Refugees and Stateless Persons

I have represented hundreds of refugees and approximately 20 stateless people seeking protection in the UK, most of them with heart-breaking cases.…
/ Cynthia Orchard
Temporary protection document - Ukraine Publications

BRIEFING #3: Protection gaps for stateless refugees from Ukraine

This is the third advocacy briefing in our series on statelessness and the Ukraine crisis. It provides updated information and recommendations on…
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Submission to inform the European Commission 2022 Enlargement Package: progress towards addressing statelessness

Our written submission on progress towards addressing statelessness in EU Enlargement countries to inform the European Commission's (DG NEAR) 2022…
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Open letter to EU Commissioner for Home Affairs calling for action to ensure access to temporary protection for stateless people fleeing the war in Ukraine

Dear Commissioner Johansson, I write to request a meeting, on behalf of the European Network on Statelessness and our over 170 civil society members…
R2P assistance in Ukraine Blog

Assisting stateless people trapped in Ukraine: report from the ground

The staff of R2P’s statelessness project have spent the last few weeks trying to reach their approximately 700 beneficiaries to assess their…
/ Kseniia Karahiaur and Oleksandra Aivazian, R2P Project on Legal Assistance to Stateless Population