Prevention and reduction

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

Data shows remaining gaps in addressing statelessness in France despite detailed Statelessness Determination Procedure

The European Network on Statelessness and Forum réfugiés-Cosi have collaborated to research comparative information on statelessness in France and compiled this into a country profile on the Statelessness Index, an online tool which assesses how countries in Europe both protect stateless people and prevent and reduce statelessness.

28 Jan 2019 / Detention / France / International and Regional Instruments / Prevention and reduction / Statelessness determination and status / Statelessness population data

New Serbia briefing shows gaps in policy and practice on birth registration and childhood statelessness

Praxis is a non-governmental organisation based in Belgrade, Serbia dedicated to the protection and promotion of human rights, with a focus on the issues most relevant to refugees, IDPs, and members of vulnerable minority groups. Statelessness is one of these key issues, which Praxis has been working to address through advocacy, provision of free legal aid to those at risk of statelessness, publishing human rights reports, and providing training and awareness raising.

22 Jan 2019 / Prevention and reduction / Serbia

StatelessnessINDEX highlights priority areas for reform in the Netherlands

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

2 Jan 2019 / Detention / International and Regional Instruments / Netherlands / Prevention and reduction / Statelessness determination and status / Statelessness population data

Ukraine country briefing highlights ways to improve statelessness law, policy and practice

The Statelessness Index is an online comparative tool that assesses European countries’ law, policy and practice on the protection of stateless people and the prevention and reduction of statelessness against international norms and good practice. The European Network on Statelessness has partnered with one of its members, Desyate Kvitnya (The Tenth of April) to research and compile comparative information on statelessness in Ukraine.

11 Dec 2018 / Detention / International and Regional Instruments / Prevention and reduction / Statelessness determination and status / Statelessness population data / Ukraine

New #StatelessnessINDEX country briefing with recommendations to Swiss Government

The European Network on Statelessness has worked with individual members and humanrights.ch to develop and maintain a country profile on Switzerland as part of the Statelessness Index – an online tool which allows instant comparison of how different countries protect people without a nationality.

10 Dec 2018 / Detention / International and Regional Instruments / Prevention and reduction / Statelessness determination and status / Statelessness population data / Switzerland

Watch how the StatelessnessINDEX helps us hold countries in Europe to account

Last week, we organised a lunchtime event in the Council of Europe to present our #StatelessnessINDEX – a new online tool developed by the European Network on Statelessness, which for the first time enables instant comparison of how different countries protect people without a nationality.

17 Oct 2018 / Council of Europe / Detention / International and Regional Instruments / Prevention and reduction / Statelessness determination and status / Statelessness population data

LUNCHTIME RECEPTION: Addressing statelessness in Europe - Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Launch of the Statelessness INDEX in the Palais at the Council of Europe

PALAIS DE L'EUROPE (in front of the hemicycle), Strasbourg
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 (1-2pm)

Join the European Network on Statelessness for a lunchtime presentation of its Statelessness INDEX - the first and only online comparative tool that assesses how countries in Europe protect stateless people and what they are doing to prevent and reduce statelessness. The event will also discuss recent and planned future activity by the Council of Europe on this important issue.

5 Sep 2018 / Council of Europe / Detention / European Union / International and Regional Instruments / Prevention and reduction / Statelessness determination and status / Statelessness population data

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