Southern Africa Statelessness Newsletter Q1 2022

Published: 6/Jun/2022
Source: Southern African Nationality Network (SANN) & UNHCR

Quarterly statelessness newsletter for Southern Africa. The newsletter features updates from organisations and institutions working towards the eradication of statelessness in the region and highlights key developments, recent trends and emerging concerns. Download in English, French & Portuguese.  

UNHCR Operational Update: Rwanda / February 2022

Published: 27/May/2022
Source: UNHCR

Highlights: B. The National Statelessness Taskforce started the implementation of a training and awareness-raising exercise on statelessness for over 3000 government officials at District, Sector and Cell levels. Download:

UNHCR Campaign to End Statelessness Update Jan-Mar 2022

Published: 5/May/2022
Source: UNHCR

Extracts relevant to Africa: Mobilizing governments and civil society On 14 February, in Kenya, the Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) in collaboration with Haki Centre Organization, Kwale Human Rights Network and UNHCR, organized a meeting in Kwale County, between Members…

UNHCR Multi-Country Office (MCO) Senegal: Fact Sheet

Published: 1/May/2022
Source: UNHCR

Including information on Benin, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Senegal, Sierra Leone & Togo. Extracts: Gambia Local integration remains the most viable option for Senegalese refugees. During the last verification exercise, the intention survey indicated that103 refugee households are willing to…

Joint Submission to the Human Rights Council UPR 41: Morocco

Published: 31/Mar/2022
Source: Institute on Statelessness & Inclusion and others

Introduction 1. Association Démocratique des Femmes du Maroc, the MENA Statelessness Network (Hawiati), Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion (ISI), and the Global Campaign for Equal Nationality Rights, make this joint submission to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), on the right…

Joint Submission to the Human Rights Council UPR 41: South Africa

Published: 22/Mar/2022
Source: Institute on Statelessness & Inclusion and others

Scalabrini Centre of Cape TownLawyers for Human RightsCentre for Child LawUCT Refugee Rights UnitInstitute on Statelessness and Inclusion 1. The Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town, Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR), the Centre for Child Law, the UCT Refugee Rights Unit…

Cabinet Secretary Response to the Public Petition for recognition of the Pemba Community as Citizens of Kenya

Published: 25/Feb/2022
Source: Kenya Cabinet Secretary / National Assembly Departmental Committee on Administration and National Security

Official response of the Cabinet Secretary to the National Assembly Departmental Committee on Administration and National Security Report on Public Petition No.41 of 2020 Regarding Recognition of the Pemba People of Kenya as Citizens of Kenya. The Cabinet Secretary states…

Report on citizenship law : Democratic Republic of Congo

Published: 23/Feb/2022
Source: GLOBALCIT, European University Institute

The citizenship regime of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) consists of provisions contained in the 2008 Constitution (as amended), the Congolese Nationality Code (as amended), Congolese Civil Code (as amended), as well as bilateral agreements and international treaties…

CRC Concluding observations: Madagascar 2022

Published: 16/Feb/2022
Source: UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

Concluding observations on the combined fifth and sixth reports of Madagascar CRC/C/MDG/CO/5–6 3. The Committee welcomes progress achieved by the State party in various areas, including … law 2016-038 reforming the Malagasy nationality code …. 20. Taking note of target…

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