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Bulletin 13                                   April - June | 2017

STATELESSNESS RETREAT AND UNHCR ANNUAL CONSULTATIONS WITH NGOs

From June 11 - 16, Red ANA was in Geneva, Switzerland to participate in the Statelessness Retreat and the UNHCR Annual Consultations with NGOs. In both events, Red ANA had an opportunity to present its work, discuss further actions towards the eradication of statelessness, and advocate for the need to address statelessness in the Americas. 
STATELESSNESS ACADEMIC WORKSHOP

On June 5th, Red ANA participated in the Statelessness Academic Workshop organized by the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion in collaboration with New York University's Center for Global Affairs and Open Society Justice Initiative. The event explored how scholars have approached statelessness in the past and how we can engage with statelessness in a multidisciplinary way today and in the future. Learn more about this workshop here
iNTERNATIONAL MOBILITY CONFERENCE

On May 26, the Center for Legal and Social Studies (CELS) and the Argentinian Commission for Migrants and Refugees (CAREF) cohosted a public conference about the current challenges for human rights in the Americas in the context of international mobility. The event included a presentation by IACHR's Commissioner Margarette May Macaulay and the presentation of the report Born in the Americas: The Promise and Practice of Nationality Laws in Brazil, Chile and Colombia by Red ANA Steering Committee members David Baluarte and Liliana Gamboa. 
CHILE RECONOCE

Last May, the report of the Chile Reconoce project took place in Santiago, Chile with the presence of President Michelle Bachelet and representatives of the National Human Rights Institute, Diego Portales University, Alberto Hurtado University, Jesuit Migrant Service, and UNHCR. This project addresses the situation of persons at risk of statelessness and aims at obtaining their Chilean nationality.  Learn more about Chile Reconoce here
WEBINARS

On May 2, the Center for Legal and Social Studies (CELS) and the Argentinian Commission for Migrants and Refugees (CAREF) presented a Webinar about statelessness in Argentina that addressed the recently adopted legislative changes regarding migration and the cases of statelessness in that country. If you missed it, you can find this Webinar here (in Spanish only). 

On June 6, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Wrokship presented a Webinar about statelessness in Costa Rica that discussed the creation and operation of the Statelessness Determination Procedure in the country and the benefits and challenges for people that go through it. If you missed it, you can find this Webinar here (in Spanish only). 
NEW STATELESSNESS PUBLICATIONS

Understanding Statelessness edited by Tendayi Bloom, Katherine Tonkiss, and Phillip Cole was recently published by Routledge. This book offers a deep examination of statelessness from a theoretical, legal, and political approach. You can find it and buy it here.


The World's Stateless Report 2017 edited by the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion is now available. This report explores the urgency of and opportunities for addressing childhood statelessness. You can find it here.

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