18 September 2012

Focus: Statelessness

Turkmenistan acceded to the 1961 Statelessness Convention on 29 August 2012.  Visit the Refworld page on statelessness for an updated list of state parties.

Upcoming events:

Short Course on Refugees and Statelessness, Bangkok & Mae Sot, 11-15 December 2012 [info]
- Application deadline is 26 October 2012.

Short Course on Statelessness and International Law, Oxford, 27-28 October 2012 [info]
- A few places are still left... .


NGOs Urge Governments to Protect Stateless People (JRS Asia Pacific, Sept. 2012) [text]

"Statelessness and Environmental-Induced Displacement: Future Scenarios of Deterritorialisation, Rescue and Recovery Examined," Mobilities, vol. 6, no. 3 (2011) [free full-text]
- I referenced this article previously, but just discovered its text is now freely available!

Statelessness in Sweden: Changes Ahead? (ENS Blog, Sept. 2012) [text]

"Statelessness in the EU Framework for International Protection," European Journal of Migration and Law, vol. 14, no. 3 (2012) [full-text via ENS Blog]

A Study and Comparison of National Legislation in Slovenia and International Standards Related to Statelessness (UNHCR Central Europe, Jan. 2012) [text]

Web resources:

The European Network on Statelessness now offers an RSS feed for its blog postings (subscribe by copying and pasting "http://www.statelessness.eu/rss" into your favorite newsreader) and a newsletter (sign-up at this page).

[Photo credit: ©UNHCR/B. Baloch in "Statelessness: More than 3,000 stateless people given Turkmen nationality," UNHCR News Story, 7 Dec. 2011]

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