Statelessness: Over 40m children are unregistered in West Africa —UNICEF

Published: 11/May/2017
Source: Nigerian Tribune

Ms Marie-Pierre Poirier, Regional Director, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), says about 40 million children under five are unregistered in the West African region. Poirier made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Banjul at the end of the Ministerial-Level meeting on the adoption of a Regional Action Plan to end Statelessness in West Africa.

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Themes: Identity Documents, Birth Registration, Statelessness
Regions: West Africa
Year: 2017