Closing Ceremony of the 2023 Global Refugee Forum Editorial

New Year’s resolutions – five ways the international community can and must do more to address statelessness

In December, UNHCR organised the second ever Global Refugee Forum. ENS was among the civil society representatives invited to participate. Here are…
/ Chris Nash, Director, European Network on Statelessness
ENS Interview with Elisabeth Tan, Director, UNHCR Division of International Protection Interviews

ENS Interview with Elisabeth Tan, Director, UNHCR Division of International Protection

ENS was pleased to catch up with Elizabeth Tan, Director of UNHCR's Division of International Protection, to ask about the Global Alliance to End…
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GRF Linked Event: Multi-Stakeholder Approaches Towards Ending Statelessness

We are delighted to have co-sponsored this Global Refugee Forum Linked Event Multi-Stakeholder Approaches Towards Ending Statelessness.
12 December 2023 14:30 - 16:00 CET
Chris Nash Editorial

Recognising recent progress in global efforts to address statelessness but also the need for greater engagement and resourcing

Collective and collaborative action to end statelessness has always been at the heart of ENS’s mission. In this editorial, ENS Director Chris Nash…
/ Chris Nash, Director and co-founder of the European Network on Statelessness
#IBelong campaign to end statelessness Editorial

From evaluation to implementation – Casting a constructively critical eye over UNHCR’s statelessness work

The start of any new year offers a moment for pause and reflection, and I begin 2022 reflecting on how we can collectively leverage more traction,…
/ Chris Nash, Director of the European Network on Statelessness
Lynn News

Time To Agree Concerted Action: Follow-up on Council of Europe and UNHCR statelessness conference

Last month we and our members were out in force at an important international statelessness conference organised by the Council of Europe and the UN…
Oct 2021– Melanie from UNHCR’s Geneva Office. Blog

Looking Back on 6 Years at the Helm of UNHCR’s Statelessness Section

After six years as the Chief of the Statelessness Section at UNHCR, Melanie Khanna reflects on the global efforts to end statelessness, tracing the…
/ Melanie Khanna, Outgoing Chief of the Statelessness Section at UNHCR
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
First Group of Bhutanese Refugees arriving in The Netherlands on resettlement program Blog

Statelessness among resettled Bhutanese refugees in Europe: An unresolved problem

As part of one of the largest refugee resettlement programmes of its kind, over 2,000 refugees from Bhutan have been resettled to Europe since 2007.…
/ Ram Karki, former President of the Bhutanese Community in the Netherlands, Coordinator of Bhutan Watch and Head of the Global Campaign for the Release of Political Prisoners in Bhutan
Syria's Palestinians Blog

‘Syria’s Palestinians: A new Nakba’

Palestinian refugees from Syria are among those most impacted by the country’s brutal 10-year conflict. A new report documents the secondary forced…
/ Tom Rollins, Independent researcher working on Syria and displacement
Recognised Stateless Person who spent over a decade in limbo, photographed in London during lockdown. © UNHCR/Katie Barlow. Blog

I Am Human: New UNHCR report reveals the experiences of stateless people in the UK

In the final instalment of our three blog series focusing on the UK, the experiences of stateless people are brought to light in UNHCR’s new report,…
/ Zainnab Makele, Protection Associate, UNHCR UK
UNHCR Denmark mapping study report cover Blog

Statelessness in Denmark: UNHCR mapping sheds light on national law and practice

UNHCR’s representation for the Nordic and Baltic countries has conducted statelessness mappings in the eight countries in the Northern Europe region…
/ Eva Ersbøll - Senior researcher emerita, The Danish Institute for Human Rights