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WEBINAR: Statelessness in Austria

This event was hosted by Leonhardt Call (Individual member of the European Network on Statelessness) and featured presentations from Birgit...
18 Úno 2022

UK Supreme Court finds that setting high fees for registration of children as British citizens is not unlawful

On 2 February 2022, the UK Supreme Court handed down its judgment in the case PRCBC & O v SSHD [2022] UKSC 3, finding that setting high and...
2 Úno 2022
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New CJEU judgment (C-118/20) on preventing statelessness in renunciation of nationality

The Court of Justice of the European Union has issued a landmark judgment in the case of JY v. Wiener Landesregierung, case C-118/20, reinforcing...
18 Led 2022
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Belgium announces residence permits for stateless people

A High-Level Officials Meeting was held in December 2021, to assess progress in the implementation of the Global Compact on Refugees.
3 Led 2022
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UK Nationality and Borders Bill passes through the Lords

The UK Government's new Nationality and Borders Bill of which several clauses negatively impacting statelessness and the right the nationality...
13 Pro 2021

New briefing published calling for introduction of an SDP in Malta

ENS member and Index partner, aditus foundation, has published a new briefing note on statelessness aimed at urging Malta to follow through on its...
7 Pro 2021

Assessing the first six months of Ukraine’s new Statelessness Determination Procedure

In April 2021, the Ukrainian Government adopted a by-law, which introduced the long-awaited regulations to implement the country’s new Statelessness...
12 Říj 2021
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New Index Thematic Briefing: Statelessness determination and Protection in Europe

This briefing summarises how countries perform on stateless determination procedures.
15 Zář 2021
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New legal amendment reduces the rights of stateless people in the Czech Republic

The Czech ‘Act on Stay of Foreigners’ has recently been amended, changing how statelessness is recognised in the Czech Republic. The amendments,...
13 Zář 2021
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New data on the Statelessness Determination Procedure in France

The French Office for the Protection of Refugees and Stateless Persons (OFPRA) has published its 2020 annual report which includes updated data on...
8 Zář 2021

New report on detention and statelessness in France

New report on statelessness in the context of administrative detention for removal in France, highlighting significant gaps in the identification of...
8 Zář 2021

More than 10,000 people granted a ‘general pardon’ permit in 2007 can now qualify for Dutch nationality

The Dutch Government announced a facilitated route to naturalisation for all those who received a residence permit under a general pardon issued in...
6 Srp 2021
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New INDEX thematic briefing: Deprivation of nationality and the prevention of statelessness in Europe

This briefing summarises how countries perform on deprivation of nationality.
22 Črv 2021
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UNHCR publishes new study on statelessness in the Czech Republic

In December 2020, UNHCR in the Czech Republic published a new study - Faces of Statelessness in the Czech Republic - based on in-depth interviews...
8 Úno 2021
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UNHCR publishes audit of statelessness determination in the UK

UNHCR published an audit of the UK’s statelessness determination procedure.
19 Led 2021

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