20 December 2012

Focus: Statelessness


Honduras is the latest state to accede to the 1961 Statelessness Convention, bringing the total number of states that are a party to that treaty to 49.


"Atlantis, Narnia and Statelessness: How Political and Environmental Factors Can Cause Statelessness," Social & Political Review, vol. XXII (2012) [full-text]
- Scroll to p. 73.

A Call to Include the Stateless on International Human Rights Day (ENS Blog, Dec. 2012) [text]

Children and Their Search for a Home: What It Means to be Stateless in the 21st Century (Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, July 2012) [text]

Citizens of Nowhere: Solutions for the Stateless in the U.S. (UNHCR & Open Society Justice Initiative, Dec. 2012) [text]
- See also related Refugees International blog post.

Naturalization of Stateless Persons: Solution of Statelessness?, Thesis submitted to the Department of European and International Public Law (Tilburg University, 2012) [text]

S. Sudan Takes Vital Step to Prevent Statelessness (RI Blog, Nov. 2012) [text]

"Statelessness and the Politics of Misrecognition," Res Publica, vol. 18, no. 1 (2012) [eprint]

Statelessness in Southern Africa, Briefing Paper for UNHCR Regional Conference on Statelessness in Southern Africa, Mbombela (Nelspruit), South Africa, 1-3 November 2011 [text]

Event after the fact:

International Developments in the Field of Statelessness and the Situation in the Netherlands, Tilburg, Netherlands, 13 Dec. 2012 [symposium summary]
- See videos of the opening address, a presentation on "Statelessness: right to residence for stateless people under the 1954 Convention, and the closing address.

[Image credit: "Growing support for establishment of statelessness procedure in the Netherlands," ENS Blog, Dec. 2012]

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities.

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