09 October 2014

Thematic Focus: Statelessness

News:

As of 1 January 2015, the work of the Statelessness Programme based at Tilburg University in the Netherlands will be folded into the newly established Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion.  The Institute aims to serve as an expert source of research and information; build partnerships across disciplines and stakeholders; and function as a catalyst for new ideas and approaches.  It currently hosts an Online Forum on Statelessness. Read more about the Institute's work plans here.  See also this related blog post.

Opportunity:

Regional Statelessness Course: Middle East and North Africa, Istanbul, 8-12 December 2014 [info]
- Registration deadline is 29 October 2014.

Publications:

Churches Advocate for the Rights of Stateless People (World Council on Churches, Sept. 2014) [text]
- Follow link for "Den Dolder Recommendations."

A Comparative Analysis of Nationality Laws in the MENA Region (Statelessness Programme, Sept. 2014) [text]

The First Global Forum on Statelessness, The Hague, 15-17 Sept. 2014 [info]
- This blog post offers some highlights from the forum; see also keynotes by Nils Mui┼żnieks and Volker Turk and photos.

Refugee Status, Arbitrary Deprivation of Nationality, and Statelessness within the Context of Article 1A(2) of the 1951 Convention and its 1967 Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees, Legal and Protection Policy Research Series, no. 33 (UNHCR, Oct. 2014) [text]

Should Nationality have a "Minimum Content"? – Italian Supreme Court Passes Landmark Decision (ENS Blog, Sept. 2014) [text]

Stateless in Bahrain (Bahrain Center for Human Rights, Sept. 2014) [text]

Statelessness among Children in Latvia: Current Situation, Challenges and Possible Solutions (ENS Blog, Sept. 2014) [text]

Still Stateless, Still Suffering: Why Europe Must Act Now to Protect Stateless Persons (European Network on Statelessness, Oct. 2014) [text]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Statelessness (15 Sept. 2014)

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