‘Legal identity for all’: What’s at stake for democracy in Africa

Published: 21/Mar/2021
Source: Democracy in Africa

By Bronwen Manby In September 2015, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), painstakingly elaborated by the combined mass of global development actors, established the target that states should, by 2030, ‘provide legal identity for all, including birth registration’. The SDG target […]

IRRI hosts meeting in Kampala on the draft protocol on the right to a nationality

Published: 14/Juin/2018
Source: International Refugee Rights Initiative

On Wednesday 2 May 2018, the International Refugee Rights Initiative (IRRI) with support from the Open Society Foundations (OSF), organised a workshop in Uganda on the Right to Nationality, ahead of the second meeting of African Union’s Member States Experts […]

Birth registration of South Sudanese refugee children: the view from Uganda

Published: 4/Déc/2017
Source: CRAI Blog / International Refugee Rights International

By Yotam Gidron, International Refugee Rights Initiative In August 2014, eight months after the war in South Sudan began, the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) described it as “a war on the children of […]

Le chemin laborieux des Makondé vers la nationalité Kenyane

Published: 9/Nov/2016
Source: CRAI blog

Par Diana Gichengo, Membre de la Coalition sur la Droit à la Nationalité et l’Apatridie en Afrique La communauté Makondé au Kenya s’est installée dans le pays durant les années 1940s principalement comme ouvriers dans les plantations de sucre et […]

Remembering Adam Hussein Adam

Published: 7/Nov/2016
Source: CRAI Blog

By Achieng Akena These lives we lead, these struggles we fight – they are not without a cost that is very personal to each of us. A cost to our health, our relationships… and sometimes we pay the ultimate price, […]

Refugees, Conflict and the Search for Belonging

Published: 20/Oct/2016
Source: CRAI blog

By Lucy Hovil Drawing on seven years of research by IRRI, my book, Refugees, Conflict and the Search for Belonging has just been published (Palgrave Macmillan, September 2016). Although the focus is on East and Central Africa, the book has […]

Les cours sud-africaines confirme le droit à la nationalité d’un enfant apatride : une norme juridique vieille de 20 ans protégeant les enfants apatrides enfin appliqué

Published: 13/Sep/2016
Source: European Network on Statelessness / Lawyers for Human Rights

Par Liesl Muller, Chef du Projet Apatridie au Lawyers for Human Rights, Membre de la Coalition sur la Droit à la Nationalité et l’Apatridie en Afrique Le 6 Septembre 2016 une longue bataille juridique de quatre ans pour permettre à […]

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