This two day, non-residential course will be presented by some of the leading experts on this issue. It will be participative and interactive, involving practical examples and case studies. The course will cover various thematic areas, including an overview of the problem of statelessness in today’s world; the politics and ethics of statelessness; the international legal framework governing statelessness; and UNHCR’s statelessness work. Case studies will be drawn from current statelessness situations in Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Southeast Asia.
Matthew Gibney, University Reader in Politics and Forced Migration, Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford
Guy Goodwin-Gill, Senior Research Fellow and Professor of International Refugee Law, All Souls College, University of Oxford
Mark Manly, Head, Statelessness Unit, UNHCR
This course is suitable for experienced practitioners, graduate researchers, parliamentarians and staff, members of the legal profession, government officials, personnel of inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations, advocates and stateless persons.
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