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The World’s Stateless: a new report on why size does and doesn’t matter

Today, the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion launched its inaugural World’s Stateless report. The report focuses largely on the question of…
/ Laura van Waas, Amal de Chickera and Zahra Albarazi (co-founders, Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion)
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Finland – a champion in the making in addressing statelessness?

The UNHCR study Mapping Statelessness in Finland was launched on 18 November, following similar studies already published in a number of European…
/ Anne Laakko, UNHCR
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#IBELONG in Europe - UNHCR launches campaign to end statelessness

“You are a shadow here. Just a shadow. You pass by and no-one sees you. You have no rights” – Nusret, a stateless man in Montenegro UNHCR this week…
/ Vincent Cochetel, UNHCR, Director Bureau for Europe
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Why a campaign to end statelessness matters

The 4th of November is a momentous day on which the UNHCR led #ibelong campaign to end statelessness by 2024 was launched. To mark this day, in a…
/ Laura van Waas, Amal de Chickera and Zahra Albarazi (co-founders, Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion)
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A new, efficient way of learning about statelessness

Statelessness – a word and concept often regarded as complicated, technical and difficult. But awareness and basic understanding of statelessness…
/ Anne Laakko, Legal Officer (Statelessness), UNHCR, Geneva
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Questions of nationality and statelessness in Armenia

The Republic of Armenia was one of the first republics of the former Soviet Union to ratify the two UN Statelessness Conventions, in 1994. How far…
/ Marine Antonyan, RSD Consultant, UNHCR Armenia
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Statelessness in Malta

On 15th January 2014 UNHCR Malta held a Technical Roundtable meeting in order to present and discuss a study it prepared on the current situation of…
/ Zamwa Mastaw, aditus foundation Malta
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Working towards the eradication of statelessness in South Eastern Europe

Several contributors have reported on this website on statelessness in South Eastern Europe and on initiatives to strengthen civil registration and…
/ Inge Sturkenboom, UNHCR