Guidelines on statelessness No. 2: Procedures for determining whether an individual is a stateless person

Published: 5/Apr/2012
Source: UNHCR

These Guidelines address procedures that are aimed specifically, if not exclusively, at determining whether an individual is stateless. Moreover, the focus of these Guidelines is on the concept of stateless person as defined in the 1954 Convention and on the obligations of States that are party to the 1954 Convention. Some consideration is given to States not bound by this treaty and on the identification of de facto stateless persons.

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These Guidelines were incorporated into the Handbook on protection of stateless persons published by UNHCR in 2012.

Themes: International standards, Statelessness
Regions: International
Year: 2012