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WEBINAR: 2024 State of Play Assessment on Statelessness in Europe

In conversation with experts working in different countries, we presented our annual state of play assessment of key trends on statelessness in...
22 Март 2024

Belgian municipalities incentivised to withdraw nationality of Palestinian children

Since August 2023, the Belgian Immigration Office has exchanged correspondence with several municipalities in Belgium incensitivising to withdraw the...
20 Март 2024
Georgia and Türkiye

Launch of two new Statelessness INDEX countries – Georgia and Türkiye

Today, we are launching new country profiles on Georgia and Türkiye. This brings the total number of StatelessnessINDEX countries to 32.
19 Март 2024

Joint opinion on the pending legal reform in Belgium

ENS and NANSEN prepared a joint opinion on the legislative proposal submitted by the Belgian Government to the Parliament to introduce a residence...
11 Дек. 2023

North Macedonia takes a positive step towards ending statelessness

In an important step towards preventing statelessness in the country, North Macedonia's Parliament has adopted crucial amendments to the Law on...
1 Септ. 2023

Portugal passes law to introduce a statelessness status

Portugal has adopted a law that paves the way for the introduction of an SDP, although further legislation is needed.
10 Авг. 2023

Moldova amends its law to prevent childhood statelessness

On 8 June 2023, the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova voted to adopt an amendment to the Citizenship Law, which provides that a child born on the...
6 Юли 2023

Netherlands passes new bills on statelessness, but concerns remain

The Netherlands has taken a significant step towards addressing the plight of stateless individuals after years of joined advocacy by ENS members and...
23 Юни 2023

Albania adopts the instruction to implement and regulate its statelessness determination procedure

In June 2023, the Government published a dedicated instruction to implement and regulate the statelessness determination procedure (SDP), which had...
21 Юни 2023

New report by independent body in Germany on the situation of stateless people

The Expert Council on Integration and Migration (Sachverständigenrat), an independent advisory council in Germany, has published a policy brief about...
6 Апр. 2023

WEBINAR: 2023 State of Play Assessment on Statelessness in Europe

Join us for the online launch of our annual StatelessnessINDEX state of play assessment and hear about key trends from several experts working on the...
23 Март 2023

Applicants for statelessness status included in Spanish reception system

Royal Decree 220/2022 has included applicants for statelessness status in the national reception system, including access to integration programmes...
15 Юли 2022

European Court of Human Rights takes a step back on the rights of Latvian ‘non-citizens’

Court held there had not been discrimination in a case concerning the calculation of state employment pensions of Latvian 'non-citizens'.
9 Юни 2022
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Sharp rise in the number of children at risk of statelessness in Germany

Last year, Germany recorded an increase in the number of asylum applications, the highest numbers since 2017.
31 Март 2022
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New Austrian law safeguards stateless children

On 23 March 2022, the Austrian parliament amended the Austrian Citizenship Act so that people born on Austrian territory who would otherwise be...
23 Март 2022

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