This paper was prepared as a Policy Brief for discussion at the final conference of the project on Involuntary Loss of European Citizenship: Exchanging Knowledge and Identifying Guidelines for Europe, 11-12 December 2014. Co-funded by the European Commission’s DG for Justice, Citizenship and Fundamental Rights, the ILEC project has aimed to establish a framework for debate on international norms on involuntary loss of nationality. For more information visit: www.ilecproject.eu.
Dr. Gerard-René de Groot is a Professor of Comparative Law and Private International Law in Maastricht, Aruba and Hasselt. Dr. Patrick Wautelet is a Professor of Private International Law and Comparative Nationality Law in Liège.