Urgent Reforms Needed to Improve UK's Approach to Statelessness

28 Aug 2019 / Detention / International and Regional Instruments / Prevention and reduction / Statelessness determination and status / Statelessness population data / United Kingdom

On 7 October 2019, the Global High Level Segment on Statelessness convened by UNHCR in Geneva will mark the mid-point of UNHCR's iBELONG campaign to end statelessness by 2024. This joint briefing by Consonant, Liverpool Law Clinic and the European Network on Statelessness recommends three urgent reforms for the UK to commit at the event to undertaking by the end of 2020 to improve its approach to statelessness.

Download the briefing (pdf)

Share this

Other news

New INDEX thematic briefing: Birth registration and the prevention of statelessness in Europe

Read our new briefing on birth registration and the prevention of statelessness
5 May 2020 / Austria / Belgium / Bulgaria / Council of Europe / Cyprus / Czech Republic / European Union / France / Germany / Greece / Hungary / Italy / Latvia / Malta / Moldova / Netherlands / North Macedonia / Norway / Poland / Portugal / Prevention and reduction / Serbia / Slovenia / Spain / Switzerland / Ukraine / United Kingdom
Skopje, Parliament building

North Macedonia accedes to the 1961 Statelessness Convention

On 3 January 2020 North Macedonia acceded to the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.
7 Jan 2020 / International and Regional Instruments / North Macedonia

Malta accedes to the 1954 Convention relating to the status of stateless persons

This is a welcome development in Malta’s approach to protecting people affected by statelessness,...
17 Dec 2019 / International and Regional Instruments / Malta

Project funded by: