Mobility without membership: Do we need special passports for vulnerable groups?

Kickoff contribution by  Jelena Džankić and Rainer Bauböck.
Comments by Diego Acosta, John Torpey, Michael Doyle, Janine Prantl, and Mark James Wood, Rebecca Buxton , Valeria Ottonelli and Tiziana Torresi, Oreva Olakpe and Anna Triandafyllidou, Yasemin Nuhoḡlu Soysal, Julija Sardelić, Leanne Weber, Lorenzo Piccoli, Caroline Nalule, and Gezim Krasniqi

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Statelessness and the Right to Nationality: Developing a Determination Procedure in Nigeria

In this blog post, Solomon Oseghale Momoh summarises his PhD research on the gaps in the nationality law and policy of Nigeria, with a particular focus on safeguards for people exposed to the risk of statelessness. Momoh emphasises the need to transpose the 1954 Convention Relating to the Status of Stateless Persons into domestic law and, crucially, the need for Nigeria to develop a statelessness determination procedure. Read More …

Tying up historical loose ends: The Nationality and Borders Bill (UK)

The nationality provisions in the Nationality and Borders Bill, currently progressing through the UK Parliament, are, with one exception, broadly progressive as they aim to rectify historic injustices and discrimination, contrasting with other parts of the Bill, which have been widely condemned. This blog post explains the background to and effects of the nationality clauses. Read More …