Source: UN General Assembly
The present report recalls the legal framework applicable to the right to nationality and addresses the issue of the prohibition of arbitrary deprivation of nationality. It emphasizes that States have an obligation to implement fully the principle of non-discrimination, in particular when deciding on issues relating to the acquisition and retention of a nationality. It also recalls the general obligation of States to prevent statelessness. Lastly, it addresses the question of the right to a nationality and arbitrary deprivation of nationality in the context of State succession.
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