05 February 2014

Thematic Focus: Statelessness


Concluding Statement of the Fourth High-level Steering Meeting on the Prevention and Reduction of Statelessness in the Kyrgyz Republic (UNHCR & Govt. of the Kyrgyz Republic, Dec. 2013) [text]

Country Information and Guidance: Kuwaiti Bidoon (UK Home Office, Feb. 2014) [text]

"Employment and Integration of the Stateless: The Case of Rohingyas in Cox's Bazar," Chittagong University Journal of Social Sciences, vol. XXVIII 2010 (Nov. 2013) [full-text via Academia.edu]

Human Rights and Arbitrary Deprivation of Nationality:  Report of the Secretary-General, UN Doc. No. A/HRC/25/28 (UN Human Rights Council, Dec. 2013) [text via Refworld]

"International Fertility Tourism: The Potential for Stateless Children in Cross-border Commercial Surrogacy Arrangements," Suffolk Transnational Law Review, vol. 36, no. 3 (2013) [full-text]

The Invisible: Stateless Persons in Poland (Halina Niec Legal Aid Center, Dec. 2013) [exec. summ. via ECRE & FRLAN]
- See also related ENS blog post.

Jurisprudence Developed by the Supreme Court of Nepal regarding the Right to Citizenship (Statelessness Programme Blog, Feb. 2014) [text]

Legal Assistance: Update on Birth Registration for Refugees from Syria (Norwegian Refugee Council, Jan. 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]

Rule of Law, Statelessness and Human Rights: The Rohingya Minority Case (The Hague Institute for Global Justice, Jan. 2014) [text]

Statelessness in Malta (ENS Blog, Feb. 2014) [text]

Working Towards the Eradication of Statelessness in South Eastern Europe (ENS Blog, Jan. 2014) [text]

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What is Statelessness/Nationlity? (Statelessness Programme, Tilburg Univ.) [access]
- Serves the dual function of providing an introduction to the problem of statelessness and to the meaning of nationality.  Not yet officially launched.

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Statelessness (27 Jan. 2014)

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