Nationality: Your Right to Belong in This World

Nationality: Your Right to Belong in This World

Nationality is one of the most consequential, though often overlooked, earthly possessions. It provides the legal link between a person and a country by granting official recognition within the global system of nation-states. Nationality tells the world where you...

Why Some 15M People Have No Nation to Call Home

Stateless people are deprived of a nationality. They have been described as living ghosts who inhabit the world. The Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion (ISI) estimates that 15 million people in the world are stateless. The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR)...

On Being European, Human Rights and Grace

Definitions can kill a thing. Yet, it can take more than a sign (such as a name), but some shared understanding of what that sign signifies, to allow for a discussion that goes beyond the surface. A surface (thin) conversation may be a necessary starting point but if...