Ghana to ratify UN Statelessness Conventions by 2016

Published: 26/Feb/2015
Source: Spy Ghana

Ghana has started initiatives that will provide the necessary impetus for it to accede to the United Nations’ Conventions on Statelessness by 2016.

Mr James Agalga, Deputy Minister of the Interior, said alongaside these initiatives, the government recognizes the need to develop an appropriate legal and political policy framework, for preventing statelessness and protecting stateless persons.

He said these legal and policy initiatives would streamline current birth registration arrangements, and also the timely registration of refugees and asylum seekers.

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Themes: Statelessness
Regions: West Africa, Ghana
Year: 2015