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Council conclusions demonstrate the EU’s commitment to address statelessness

The year 2015 is coming to an end and yet, every 10 minutes a child is born without a nationality. The problem is considerable and the numbers speak…
/ Pascal Schumacher, JHA Counsellor responsible for migratory issues during the Luxembourgish Presidency
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The emerging role of the EU in eradicating childhood statelessness

As the year draws to a close we can confidently say that the issue of statelessness and what can be done to tackle it at the EU level, is higher up…
/ Jean Lambert, Member of the European Parliament
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Raising statelessness higher up the EU’s agenda – Greg Constantine’s award-winning exhibition “Nowhere people” opens in Luxembourg

“There are no words to describe what it feels like to leave behind my years of non-existence, be allowed to come alive again, have an identity and…
/ Carine Rustom, UNHCR Liaison Officer for Luxembourg
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What (more) can the EU do to help address statelessness in its external human rights action?

As international interest in tackling statelessness grows, a question that repeatedly surfaces is: what role can X organisation, Y country or even Z…
/ Laura van Waas, Co-Director of the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion
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EU Citizenship at the Crossroads - Enhancing European Cooperation in Nationality and Fundamental Rights

“And, in reference to today’s more specific discussion, I note that people who lose their citizenship or have it taken from them are often described…
/ Ngo Chun Luk, TRANSMIC Research Assistant at the Centre for European Policy Studies