Ending statelessness in West Africa, the role of governments

Published: 10/Apr/2015
Source: Ghana Business News

The clarion call by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on West African States, to accede to the Conventions on Statelessness deserves total commitment from stakeholders to bring an end to the menace.

Many individuals residing in a number of countries are being denied the privileges and rights given to the population because they have no document to prove that they are citizens, and this is what UNHCR wants to end.

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Themes: Statelessness
Regions: West Africa
Year: 2015