Interview by the European Network on Statelessness of Valeria Ilareva Odysseus Member’s for Bulgaria

The interview was done the 31 March 2020.

ENS caught up with Valeria Ilareva, the Head Lawyer and the Chairperson of the Foundation for Access to Rights, a Bulgaria based civil society organisation and a longstanding ENS member. Valeria has more than 18 years of experience in the field of migration and asylum law. We spoke about the recent introduction of a statelessness determination procedure in Bulgaria, the importance of commuications work and the impact of the government’s COVID-19 measures on marginalised groups.


“Currently in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic the biggest challenge is the uncertainty and not knowing for how long this state of emergency will last.”
Valeria Ilareva, Foundation for Access to Rights

The all interview available here.

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