Tag Archive: #ibelong

UNHCR Campaign to End Statelessness Update Oct – Dec 2018

Published: 1/Dec/2018
Source: UNHCR

Highlights from Africa: On 25 and 26 October, UNHCR organized the annual “Nationality and Statelessness Moot Court Competition and Conference” in Mutare, Zimbabwe. The competition and conference aims to raise awareness and strengthen knowledge on nationality and statelessness among future…

UNHCR Campaign to end Statelessness Update July – Sept 2018

Published: 1/Oct/2018
Source: UNHCR

Extracts: In July, The Malawian Ministry of Home Affairs & Internal Security, Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) and UNHCR co-hosted a national roundtable in Lilongwe, Malawi on the Prevention of Statelessness and the Protection of Stateless Persons. Participants at the…

UNHCR Campaign to End Statelessness Update July 2018

Published: 1/Jul/2018
Source: UNHCR

Extracts: On 10 April, in Antananarivo, Madagascar, UNHCR and UNICEF co-hosted the Indian Ocean Islands Roundtable on the Prevention of Statelessness. The roundtable, which included the participation of Government focal points from the Comoros, Madagascar and Mauritius, focused on the…

UNHCR Campaign to End Statelessness Update April 2018

Published: 1/Apr/2018
Source: UNHCR

Extracts: On 28 February, the League of Arab States (LAS) convened a Ministerial meeting in Tunis on “Belonging and Legal Identity” under the patronage of the President of Tunisia. The meeting resulted in the adoption of the Declaration on Belonging…

UNHCR Campaign to End Statelessness Update October 2017

Published: 1/Oct/2017
Source: UNHCR

Information from around the world including (extracts): On 7-9 September in Mauritius, a meeting of experts from Member States of the African Union took place to discuss and review the draft “AU Protocol on Nationality”. The event was organized by…

UNHCR Campaign to End Statelessness Update July 2016

Published: 31/Jul/2016
Source: UNHCR

With information on the latest in the #IBELONG campaign, including events and developments in West and Southern Africa, as well as Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Cote d’Ivoire, South Africa, Mali, Sierra Leone and Senegal. Download file here.  

UNHCR Campaign to End Statelessness Update April 2016

Published: 1/Apr/2016
Source: UNHCR

Reports on the first anniversary of the Abidjan Declaration to end statelessness in West Africa, as well as a meeting of the Migration Dialogue for Southern Africa and a January 2016 Memorandum of Understanding between the Southern Africa Trade Union…

UNHCR Campaign to end Statelessness Update December 2015

Published: 17/Dec/2015
Source: UNHCR

Includes information about a meeting held in South Africa by UNHCR and the Inter-Parliamentary Union on “Ensuring Everyone’s Right to a Nationality: The Role of Parliaments in Ending and Preventing Statelessness”; a workshop jointly organized by International Organization for Migration…

I am here, I belong: the urgent need to end childhood statelessness

Published: 3/Nov/2015
Source: UNHCR

In July and August 2015, UNHCR spoke to more than 250 children, young people, their parents and guardians, civil society and governments in seven countries: Côte d’Ivoire, the Dominican Republic, Georgia, Italy, Jordan, Malaysia and Thailand, about the experience of…

UNHCR Campaign to End Statelessness Update May 2015

Published: 1/May/2015
Source: UNHCR

Reports on the launch of the study on ‘The Right to a Nationality in Africa’ on 29 January 2015 at an event jointly organized by the African Union Commission, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and UNHCR, as…