08 June 2012

Focus on Statelessness

The European Network on Statelessness (ENS) was officially launched today.  Its aim is to promote legal and policy development, raise awareness, and support capacity building initiatives.  The web site provides access to information about its activities, the full-text of a variety of resources (reports, policy briefs, etc.), the ENS blog, and Twitter feed.  Interested parties can sign up for a newsletter, but it would also be great if the site could implement an RSS feed!  For more information about this new network, read this related blog post.


"Addressing Statelessness," Global Report 2011 (UNHCR, June 2012) [text]

"Book Review: Statelessness in the European Union: Displaced, Undocumented, Unwanted, Caroline Sawyer & Brad K. Blitz, eds., New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011," Law & Society Review, vol. 45, no. 4 (Dec. 2011) [text via SSRN]

Ministerial Meeting, Geneva, 7-8 December 2011 (UNHCR) [access]
- Statements, state pledges and other meeting documents are now available as zipped files.

Persons at Risk of Statelessness in Serbia (UNHCR, June 2011) [text]

South Sudan Nationality: Commitment Now Avoids Conflict Later (Refugees International, May 2012) [text]

"Statelessness and Human Rights: The Role of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)," EAFIT Journal of International Law, vol. 2, no. 2 (2011) [full-text]

UAE, Comoros and Statelessness (Statelessness Blog, June 2012) [text]

And finally, watch for the forthcoming "Equal Rights Trust Guidelines to Protect Stateless Persons from Arbitrary Detention," due to be published at the end of June 2012. For more information, visit the ERT's project page.

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