16 January 2013

Thematic Focus: Statelessness, esp. re. Children


Because Quality Matters - in Statelessness Determination as Well (ENS Blog, Jan. 2013) [text]

Governments Should Act in the Best Interest of Stateless Children (Human Rights Comment, Jan. 2013) [text]
- This comment from the Council of Europe's Human Rights Commissioner was also reproduced as a guest post on the ENS blog.

Guidelines on Statelessness No. 4: Ensuring Every Child's Right to Acquire a Nationality through Articles 1-4 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness (UNHCR, Dec. 2012) [text]

"I am Kuwaiti" (Open Society Foundations, Jan. 2013) [text]
- Includes photo exhibit.

Nationality: From Genuine Connections to Tenuous Links (Oecumene Blog, Jan. 2013) [text]

Report of the Regional Workshop on Statelessness and the Rights of Women and Children, Manila, 18-19 November 2011 [text]
- See also summary from the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR).

UNHCR Intervention at the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Paris, 12 November 2012 [text]
- Relates to acquiring a nationality in Europe.


BBC Inside Out [access]
- Includes segment on stateless children; see also related blog post on (non)Citizens of the World.

Upcoming event:

Seminar on the Right to Citizenship: Towards Fuller Implementation of Art. 15 UDHR, Maastricht, 7 March 2013 [info]
- Programme now available.

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities. 

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