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2014 Global Forum: A “meeting place” for people concerned about statelessness

In September 2014, Tilburg University and UNHCR will co-host the First Global Forum on Statelessness. Originally, when the idea of organising an…
/ Laura van Waas, Senior Researcher and Manager, Statelessness Programme
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More than a photo op – an opportunity for advocacy with governments on accession

Complaints about the low number of States that are party to the UN statelessness conventions have been a constant feature of international…
/ Mark Manly, Senior Legal Coordinator (Statelessness) for UNHCR
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Setting the bar higher - The UNHCR NGO Consultations and getting serious about eradicating statelessness

A couple of weeks ago on this site I wrote about the potential for this year’s UNHCR NGO Consultations to act as a springboard for the adoption of…
/ Chris Nash, International Protection Policy Coordinator at Asylum Aid
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Statelessness having been mapped, it’s time to act now for Belgian authorities, before momentum passes

Last Wednesday 6th February 2013, UNHCR finally presented its ‘Mapping Statelessness in Belgium’ report in the National Parliament.
/ Ruben Wissing, Jurist policy coordinator at Belgian Refugee Council (BCHV-CBAR)