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
chatGPT Editorial

How can AI contribute to the fight to end statelessness?

AI assistants like ChatGPT have an emerging role in human rights advocacy: these tools have the potential to bridge knowledge gaps, empower…
/ Charlotte Armstrong - Communications Coordinator, ENS
Panel Editorial

Our statelessness conference in Madrid – what we learned, and what's next?

The team and I are still buzzing after being with such a diverse group of inspiring people at the ENS and Fundación Cepaim conference ‘Addressing…
/ Chris Nash, Director, European Network on Statelessness
Roma flag Editorial

Breaking the cycle of anti-gypsyism and statelessness in Roma communities: Recent progress and the road ahead

ENS and our partners in the Western Balkans have been working together on our #RomaBelong project, funded by the Open Society Foundations, to…
/ Zoe Gardner, Policy & Research Manager, ENS
European flags Editorial

#StatelessnessINDEX shows opportunities to protect stateless people in Europe, but we must act now

This week we launched an update of our Statelessness Index, a comparative tool to assess how 30 European countries protect stateless people and the…
/ Patrícia Cabral, Legal Policy Coordinator, ENS
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
Panel Editorial

Our first 10 years as a Network and why you should join us in our fight to end statelessness

Last week ENS members, including stateless changemakers and people with lived experience of statelessness convened in Brussels to launch the…
/ Chris Nash, Director and co-founder of the European Network on Statelessness
Illustration of gavel, papers and magnifying glass Editorial

Addressing statelessness through the courts

Today ENS is launching a Litigation Toolkit on Statelessness, a guide for legal practitioners to conduct strategic litigation on statelessness.  
/ Alexia Tizzano and Patricia Cabral, European Network on Statelessness
Pavel Editorial

Seeking a place to belong: addressing statelessness among refugee children in Europe

As part of our Stateless Journeys project, ENS has been working with our members in five European countries to address cases of statelessness among…
/ Patrícia Cabral, Legal Policy Coordinator, ENS and Nina Murray, Head of Policy & Research, ENS
ENS Blog - Landing page Editorial

Our blog – 10 years on and changes ahead…

It's been 10 years since we launched our blog. Since then we have published over 450 blogs written by 257 different authors. In total, the blogs have…
/ Jan Brulc, European Network on Statelessness
by Piron Guillaume via Unsplash. Editorial

Reflections from our UK childhood statelessness project as the toxic Nationality and Borders Act 2022 passes into law

To the dismay of many in the UK but especially civil society, last week, the Nationality and Borders Act 2022 crossed the final line and came into…
/ Andie Lambe, Independent Consultant for ENS – Childhood Statelessness in the UK & Nina Murray, Head of Policy & Research, ENS
Ukrainian refugees crossing the border into Poland. Photo: Mirek Pruchnicki; Creative Commons Editorial

Amidst the unspeakable awfulness of the conflict in Ukraine we should not forget the particular protection needs of stateless people

As the number of refugees fleeing Ukraine nears two million, we and our members on the ground have been mobilising to try to get a handle on the…
/ Chris Nash, Director of the European Network on Statelessness