International and Regional Instruments

INDEX UPDATE 2019: NEW INFORMATION FOR THE NETHERLANDS NOW AVAILABLE

26 Mar 2019 / Detention / International and Regional Instruments / Netherlands / Prevention and reduction / Statelessness determination and status / Statelessness population data

INDEX UPDATE 2019: NEW INFORMATION FOR SWITZERLAND NOW AVAILABLE

The Index update links to a new UNHCR mapping study on statelessness in Switzerland, and now contains analysis of Swiss provisions for the withdrawal of nationality, as well as updated population data, but there has been little concrete change in 2018 and important gaps in law, policy and practice remain.

26 Mar 2019 / Detention / International and Regional Instruments / Prevention and reduction / Statelessness determination and status / Statelessness population data / Switzerland

INDEX UPDATE 2019: NEW INFORMATION FOR MACEDONIA NOW AVAILABLE

In 2018, the Government of the Republic of North Macedonia made a welcome public commitment to addressing civil registration challenges that contribute to the risk of statelessness in the country; but the updated Index data shows little concrete change, indicating a need for urgent reform.

26 Mar 2019 / Detention / International and Regional Instruments / Macedonia / Prevention and reduction / Statelessness determination and status / Statelessness population data

Statelessness Index reveals poland can do more to identify and protect stateless people

In order to highlight the key findings of the Poland country profile on the Statelessness Index - an online tool which allows instant comparison of how different countries protect people without a nationality – the European Network on Statelessness has worked with its partner Halina Nieć Legal Aid Center to develop a Poland country briefing.

28 Feb 2019 / Detention / International and Regional Instruments / Poland / Prevention and reduction / Statelessness determination and status / Statelessness population data

New briefing highlights improvements needed in Malta to address and prevent statelessness

The European Network on Statelessness (ENS) has worked with its member aditus foundation to research and compile comparative information on statelessness in Malta as part of the Statelessness Index – an online tool which allows instant comparison of how different countries protect people without a nationality.

27 Feb 2019 / Detention / International and Regional Instruments / Malta / Prevention and reduction / Statelessness determination and status / Statelessness population data

Moldova shows good practice on statelessness determination with improvement needed in other areas

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Previously, there was no tool available to facilitate comparison between how different European countries protect stateless people and work to prevent and reduce statelessness. Since 2017, the European Network on Statelessness has worked with its members to address this gap by partnering on our Statelessness Index. ENS member and Moldova-based non-governmental organisation Law Centre of Advocates (LCA) partnered with ENS to develop a Moldova country profile for the Index.

4 Feb 2019 / Detention / International and Regional Instruments / Moldova / Prevention and reduction / Statelessness determination and status / Statelessness population data

Germany delivers some positive practices on statelessness but areas for reform still remain

The Statelessness Index assesses and compares how countries in Europe protect stateless people and what they are doing to prevent and reduce statelessness. The European Network on Statelessness has worked with its members to research and compile comparative information in the Index on statelessness in Germany.

30 Jan 2019 / Detention / Germany / International and Regional Instruments / Prevention and reduction / Statelessness determination and status / Statelessness population data

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