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Festive greetings to all

Thank you for following ENS blog updates in 2018. This year has been as busy as ever, in great part thanks to our members and partners who've worked…
/ ENS team
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GCM Commentary: Objective 4: Ensure that all migrants have proof of legal identity and adequate documentation

Universal Declaration of Human RightsArticle 15.1: Everyone has the right to a nationality. Convention on the Rights of the ChildArticle 7:
/ Amal de Chickera, Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion
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ENS Newsletter - December 2018

The December 2018 newsletter edition includes an interview with Interview with Christos Giakoumopoulos, Director General of the Directorate for…
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Interview with Christos Giakoumopoulos, Director General of the Directorate for General Human Rights and Rule of Law (DGI) of the Council of Europe

Following our lunchtime event in Strasbourg at the Council of Europe, ENS spoke with Christos Giakoumopoulos, Director General of the Directorate for…
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The Global Compact for Migration provides a starting point for considering statelessness in migration governance

At the opening ceremony of the Intergovernmental Meeting to Adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM), UN Secretary…
/ Tendayi Bloom, Lecturer in Politics and International Studies at The Open University
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Statelessness and the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration - Policy Brief

This policy brief is intended for those working on statelessness who want to know more about the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular…
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"Enough talk, we need concrete proposals" - Protecting the right to nationality in Macedonia

In November 2017 the newly elected Prime minister of Republic of Macedonia Mr. Zoran Zaev announced that his government will adopt a comprehensive…
/ Zoran Drangovski, President of Macedonian Young Layers Association (MYLA)
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Statelessness and the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration - Considerations for GCM Implementation Process

This document is intended for those involved in the implementation of the global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration (GCM) and who want…
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“When others are walking, I have to run” – Why more needs to be done to address statelessness in Sweden

The Church of Sweden is highly invested in the work of the rights of people on the move, including those who are considered stateless. We meet and…
/ Erik Lysén, Church of Sweden Director of International Affairs and Johanna Wassholm, Church of Sweden Policy Advisor on Middle East
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Strides toward belonging: The 4th #IBelong campaign anniversary event

Each November since 2014, UNHCR has commemorated the anniversary of the #IBelong Campaign, and November 2018 was no exception. Last week, Government…
/ Radha Govil, UNHCR Senior Legal Officer, Division of International Protection
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“You must belong to a state, you did not just fall from the sky!”

UNHCR launched the #IBelong campaign in November 2014 with the goal to end statelessness by 2024. Within this context, the UNHCR Office for…
/ Anja Klug, Head of Office at UNHCR Office for Switzerland and Liechtenstein
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Removing barriers to birth registration in Albania - No child in Europe should grow up stateless

"I cannot register them at school or any hospital. I have only the two boys. I want... I only want to register my two boys..."