Season’s greetings from everyone at ENS

Dear Reader, Thank you for following ENS updates on statelessness and nationality law in 2016. It's been a very busy and successful year, in great…
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The situation of stateless persons in Ukraine: is there light at the end of the tunnel?

“I am not a criminal. I am an educated person, I must have more rights. This detention looks like criminal detention but I am not a criminal”.
/ Ostap Tymchiy, Advocate, Expert on migration at The Right to Protection in partnership with HIAS
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ENS Newsletter - December 2016

The December 2016 edition of the newsletter from ENS. You can download the PDF below or access it online.
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#StatelessKids in Poland – Giving stateless children a voice

Dear Mr President,There are many stateless people living in Poland. They have no chance of a normal life, they cannot access higher education or even…
/ Katarzyna Przybysławska, Director of the Halina Niec Legal Aid Center
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ENS Statement to Malta’s Presidency of the European Union on Addressing Statelessness in Europe

The European Network on Statelessness (ENS), a civil society alliance with over 100 members in 39 countries, calls on the incoming Malta Presidency…

ENS Interview: Eradicating childhood statelessness in Serbia

ENS caught up with Ivanka Kostić, Executive Director of Praxis and ENS trustee, as well as Dijana Dacković and Ivana Radojković, two ENS youth…
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Bulgaria introduces a statelessness determination procedure into national law

On 2 December 2016 the Bulgarian parliament at a final second reading adopted the introduction of a statelessness determination procedure into…

EMN, UNHCR and ENS conference "Addressing Statelessness in the European Union, One year on from the adoption of European Council Conclusions"; 18 January, Brussels

The Platform on Statelessness of the European Migration Network (EMN), the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the European…
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Protecting Stateless Persons from Arbitrary Detention in Ukraine

ENS report “Protecting Stateless Persons from Arbitrary Detention in Ukraine”, reveals that prevention of arbitrary detention of stateless persons in…
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CONFERENCE: "Protecting Stateless Persons from Arbitrary Detention"; 4-5 May 2017, Budapest

SAVE THE DATE / CALL FOR PROPOSALS (Please note that the conference will be advertised and registrations opened from the end of January) On 4-5 May…

Improving identification and protection of stateless people in Bulgaria

ENS Advisory Committee member, Cynthia Orchard (Legal Policy Officer at Asylum Aid), delivered a presentation on ‘Establishing Statelessness…

#StatelessKids in Slovenia – The Peace Institute and ENS Youth Ambassadors show innovation is key when speaking about statelessness to new audiences

As part of a push to end childhood statelessness in Europe, ENS organised a region-wide campaign #StatelessKids to raise awareness and promote…
/ Katarina Vučko (Peace Institute Slovenia); Sara Horvat, Nina Markovič, Sara Bagari (ENS Youth Ambassadors)