Prevention and reduction
The UK Court of Appeal issued a decision on AS (Guinea) vs Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWCA Civ 2234 regarding the standard of proof required to establish statelessness.
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.
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.
In December 2017, Moldova adopted two changes (one positive and one negative) to laws concerning the prevention and reduction of statelessness.
The UK Court of Appeal issued a decision in JM (Zimbabwe), R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department on the proper interpretation of paragraph 403(c) of the Immigration Rules which deals with the grant of leave to stateless people.
The European Network on Statelessness (ENS), a civil society alliance with over 120 members in 40 countries, calls on the incoming Bulgarian Presidency of the European Union (EU) to build on recent developments with regard to addressing statelessness in Europe.