16 October 2017

Thematic Focus: Nationality & Statelessness


All about Statelessness: What Development Actors Need to Know (Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion, 2017) [access]

The Charter of Fundamental Rights and the Protection of Stateless People in the EU: A Dormant Giant? (ENS Blog, Sept. 2017) [text]

Citizenship for Sale: At a Cost Stateless People Can Ill Afford (ENS Blog, Oct. 2017) [text]

Draft Articles on the Protection of Stateless Persons and the Facilities for Their Naturalisation (UNHCR, Feb. 2017) [text]
- "This document was developed in consultation with various Latin American countries, which are developing regulations for the protection and naturalisation of stateless persons, with human rights organisations and with civil society organisations. Its purpose is to offer legal counsel to these countries and to respond to the requests for technical assistance received by UNHCR." See also info. about a related meeting.

"Eradicating Statelessness in the Americas," Forced Migration Review, no. 56 (Oct. 2017) [open access]

Executive Committee Conclusion on Machine-readable Travel Documents for Refugees and Stateless Persons, No. 114 (LXVIII) 2017 [text]

How the Council of Europe is Working to Help Protect Stateless Refugees and Migrants from Ending up #LockedinLimbo (ENS Blog, Oct. 2017) [text]

Stateless Persons in Detention: A Tool for Their Identification and Enhanced Protection (UNHCR, June 2017) [text]
- See also related ENS blog post.

Statelessness and Human Rights: The Universal Periodic Review (Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion, 2017) [access]

Statelessness and the Global Compact for Migration (RLI Blog, Sept. 2017) [text]

Statelessness in West Africa Newsletter, no. 14 (July-Sept. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

States Party to the Statelessness Conventions (UNHCR, updated as of 1 Oct. 2017) [access]

They Do Exist: Mapping Statelessness in Two Pilot Regions in Ukraine (ENS Blog, Sept. 2017) [text]

U.S. Supreme Court Cases Reveal Gender-based Discrimination and Absurdity in Citizenship Laws (The Migrationist Blog, Sept. 2017) [text]

Web site:

Statelessness and Human Rights (Institute of Statelessness and Inclusion) [access]
- "This website offers background, analysis and resources for engaging with human rights frameworks in order to address the root causes and the impact of statelessness. There’s also a calendar, tracking key UN human rights bodies’ meetings and deadlines."

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Nationality & Statelessness (29 Aug. 2017)

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