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Bulletin 8                                      September | 2016


On the third anniversary of Judgment 168‐13 by the Dominican Republic’s Constitutional Court, Georgetown Law Human Rights Institute, the Americas Network on Nationality and Statelessness, and Minority Rights Group International showcased the screening of the documentary Our Lives in Transit and hosted a panel discussion concerning the ongoing challenges of statelessness in the Dominican Republic. The event marked three years since Judgment 168‐13, which revoked the Dominican citizenship of tens of thousands of people born in the Dominican Republic, most of them of Haitian descent. 
Click here to watch the video of the panel discussion!


 


On September 9, Red ANA and the Ombudsman's Office of Costa Rica organized a training workshop for civil society organizations and State agents. 

On September 22 and 23, Red ANA participated in the regional statelessness workshop for state agents organized by UNHCR at Trinidad and Tobago. 

On September 9, Red ANA submitted to the UNHCR a compilation of comments made by its members to the new draft version of the UNHCR Statelessness Model Law.
 
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Contact Red ANA to participate in our panels and conferences, research and drafting, receive information and updates about statelessness and collaborate with us in the future. Become a member!
OCTOBER EVENTS
In October Red ANA will host a Webinar and a training workshop in Peru. Participate with us! 
UNHCR
Watch the new UNHCR video on the eradication of statelessness in the Americas. Click here! (in Spanish).
AMNESTY
IN
TERNATIONAL
On September 21, a commission from Amnesty International was received by Gustavo Montalvo, Minister of the Presidency of the Dominican Republic, to deliver the signatures of more than 50,000 citizens from 134 countries preoccupied by the situation of statelessness in the Dominican Republic.
AMERICAN JEWISH WORLD SERVICE
American Jewish World Service published two articles on statelessness in the Dominican Republic. Read individual stories on life as a stateless person and get to know the success of the Dominican civil society in their fight to solve the statelessness crisis.
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