Intergovernmental Bodies

UNHCR Southern Africa Statelessness Newsletter January – March 2021

Published: 31/Mar/2021
Source: UNHCR Southern Africa

60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE 1961 CONVENTION 2021 marks the 60th anniversary of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness. The 1961 Convention is the only universal instrument that elaborates clear and concrete safeguards to prevent the occurrence of statelessness.…

UNHCR Campaign to End Statelessness Update Oct-Dec 2020

Published: 12/Jan/2021
Source: UNHCR

Extracts relevant to Africa: Mobilizing Governments and Civil Society On 7 November, the Consolidated Action Plan of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) on the Eradication of Statelessness (2017-2024) was validated during a regional inter-ministerial committee meeting.…

UNHCR Southern Africa Statelessness Newsletter Oct-Dec 2020

Published: 31/Dec/2020
Source: UNHCR

Updates including information on the 6th anniversary of the #IBELONG campaign to end statelessness UNHCR Southern Africa Statelessness Newsletter EN Oct-Dec 2020 UNHCR Afrique australe Apatridie Bulletin FR oct-dec 2020 UNHCR IBELONG 6th anniversary Southern Africa  

UNHCR Southern Africa Statelessness Newsletter: July-Sept 2020

Published: 30/Oct/2020
Source: UNHCR Southern Africa

Update on pledges Awareness and advocacy Issuance of nationality documentation Strengthening birth registration Legislative reform Accession to conventions Protecting stateless people Measuring statelessness Download : https://data2.unhcr.org/en/documents/details/82610

UNHCR Campaign to End Statelessness Update July-September 2020

Published: 15/Oct/2020
Source: UNHCR

Extracts relevant to Africa: Mobilizing governments and civil society On 26 August, the Minister of Interior of South Sudan endorsed a National Action Plan to End Statelessness (NAP). The NAP includes the accession of South Sudan to the UN Statelessness…

UNHCR Campaign to End Statelessness Update April-June 2020

Published: 21/Jul/2020
Source: UNHCR

Extracts related to Africa: Mobilizing governments and civil society In April and May in Somalia, UNHCR undertook consultations with senior government officials of the Ministry of Interior, Federal Affairs and Reconciliation to discuss the implementation of Somalia’s High-Level Segment pledges,…