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“Even before the pandemic, statelessness has been invisible” - Involving stateless people in Europe’s COVID-19 response

Nobody understands the impact COVID-19 has on the lives of stateless people better than stateless people themselves. We believe responses to the…
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Birth registration and the prevention of statelessness in Europe: identifying good practices and remaining barriers

Birth registration is a key way to prevent statelessness and ensure every child can acquire a nationality. Yet, some children in Europe still face…
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What happens to people with no nationality in a public health crisis?

Stateless people – who lack any nationality - are excluded from many of the rights and protections afforded by States to their nationals. They are…
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ENS Newsletter - March 2020

The March 2020 newsletter edition includes an interview with Valeria Ilareva, the Head Lawyer and the Chairperson of the Foundation for Access to…
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No child should be stateless Publications

No child should be stateless: Ensuring the right to a nationality for children in migration in Europe

Despite obligations for all European States to fulfil every child’s right to acquire a nationality, current legislation and practice means that…
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Submission to inform the European Commission 2020 Enlargement Package:progress towards addressing statelessness in Enlargement countries

Our written submission on progress towards addressing statelessness in EU Enlargement countries to inform the European Commission's (DG NEAR) 2020…
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ENS Newsletter - December 2019

The December 2019 newsletter edition includes an interview with Azizbek Ashurov, winner of the 2019 Nansen Award for his work on statelessness and…
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Country position paper: Statelessness in Iran Publications

Country position paper: Statelessness in Iran

Iran has an estimated population of 82.1 million people and is home to an unknown number of stateless people. Comprehensive data about the problem of…
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Country position paper: Statelessness in Iraq Publications

Country position paper: Statelessness in Iraq

Iraq has a population of 40.4 million people, and is home to an estimated 47,515 stateless people, although it is possible that the true figure for…
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Joint Submission to the Human Rights Council at the 36th Session of the Universal Periodic Review - Bulgaria

This submission to the 36th Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in relation to statelessness in Bulgaria was submitted by the Institute on Statelessness…
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Joint Submission to the Human Rights Council at the 36th Session of the Universal Periodic Review - Croatia

This submission to the 36th Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in relation to statelessness in Croatia was submitted by the Institute on Statelessness…
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ENS Newsletter - October 2019

The December 2019 newsletter edition includes an interview with Jean Lambert, former Member of the European Parliament and new ENS Board member and…
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