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Protecting the right to a nationality for children of same-sex couples in the EU – A key issue before the CJEU in V.M.A. v Stolichna Obsthina (C-490/20)

The enjoyment of LGBTIQ* rights varies across Europe. As a result, children of same-sex couples can face problems with recognition of civil status,…
/ Patrícia Cabral – Legal Policy Officer, European Network on Statelessness
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Addressing Roma statelessness in Albania and beyond

On Friday we published the latest report in our #RomaBelong series, a country study focusing on the link between statelessness, marginalisation and…
/ Nina Murray, European Network on Statelessness and Anisa Metalla, Tirana Legal Aid Society
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Citizenship deprivation: differential treatment or discrimination?

After just three months in office, the Netherland’s Minister of Justice, Ferdinand Grapperhaus has already expressed his intention to strip two dual…
/ Sangita Jaghai, PhD Candidate Tilburg Law School
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Denial and denigration: How discrimination feeds statelessness

Ethnic, national, religious and linguistic minorities make up a disproportionate number of the world’s stateless population. While statelessness may…
/ Andrea Spitálszky, Europe Legal Officer, Minority Rights Group International (MRG)
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The Road to Dignity Beyond Status: Responding to the Secretary-General’s Synthesis Report on the Post-2015 Agenda

Today’s world is a troubled world: one in turmoil and turbulence, with no shortage of painful political upheavals. Societies are under serious…
/ Tendayi Bloom, United Nations University Institute on Globalization, Culture and Mobility
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We Need to Talk About the Nation-State

Eradicating statelessness is high on the agenda. It is under this banner that the statelessness movement is expected to gather steam over the next…
/ Amal de Chickera
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Statelessness, Human Rights and Development: It's time to Connect the Dots

The worlds of ‘human rights’ and ‘development’ have for many decades run parallel to each other, blindingly indifferent to the complementarity of…
/ Amal de Chickera