A message from the GLOBALCIT co-directors Three of GLOBALCIT’s co-directors (Rainer Bauböck, Jelena Džankić and Jo Shaw) want to welcome Professor Maarten Vink’s appointment as Professor of Citizenship Studies at the European University Institute, within the Robert Schuman Centre for Read More …
The continuing delinquency of the existence of British National (Overseas) status as a class of British nationality that confers no right of abode in the UK itself. What more could the UK Government do and why?
Elif Naz Kayran and Merve Erdilmen
When do states give voting rights to non-citizens? The role of population, policy, and politics on the timing of enfranchisement reforms in liberal democracies
Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
In May 2020, UNHCR released its long-awaited Guidelines on Statelessness No.5: Loss and Deprivation of Nationality under Articles 5-9 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness. The new Guidelines represent the official UNHCR position on the obligations of states to avoid statelessness as they deprive a person of nationality (by executive act) or provide for its loss (automatic, if certain conditions are fulfilled).