Statelessness and Exclusion Podcast #7- Conclusion
The concluding episode featuring Amal de Chickera, Areej Al-Shammiry, Catherine Harrington, Subim Mulmi, Shahd Qannam, is a three-part roundtable with conversations across the different themes, allowing the guest speakers to speak more holistically about the issues at hand & lessons learned.
The episode is divided into 3 main parts:
1. Relationship between statelessness and discrimination
2. Emerging trends and debates around statelessness
3. How to centre stateless individuals and those with lived experience in the field.
Amal de Chickera is a co-founder and one of the Co-Directors of the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion, the first and the only human rights NGO working on statelessness globally. Amal is a Sri Lankan human rights lawyer, advocate and activist, with expertise in the right to nationality, statelessness and discrimination.
Areej Al-Shammiry is a researcher and a community activist. She researches, writes, advocates and consults on statelessness. Her work is inspired by post/de-colonial, Marxist, abolitionist, Indigenous and anti-racist feminist frameworks.
Catherine Harrington is the Campaign Manager for the Global Campaign for Equal Nationality Rights, a coalition of UN agencies, international, regional and local NGOs, academics and civil society partners, housed within the Women's Refugee Commission.
Subin Mulmi is the Human rights lawyer and researcher based in Nepal. He is currently the Executive Director at Nationality for All (NFA).
Shahd Qannam is a Palestinian activist and researcher, currently working on her PhD in Law at the City Law School, City, University of London. Shahd is also a programme officer at the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion.