Organes Intergouvernementaux

UNHCR Campaign to End Statelessness Update July-Sept 2021

Published: 21/Oct/2021
Source: UNHCR

Extracts relevant to Africa: Mobilizing governments and civil society On 20 August, in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, UNHCR and the International Conference for the Great Lakes Region convened a workshop to take stock of progress on the…

UNHCR Campaign to End Statelessness Update Apr-Jun 2021

Published: 9/Juil/2021
Source: UNHCR

Extracts relevant to Africa: Mobilizing governments and civil society On 25 May, the League of Arab States (LAS), in partnership with UNHCR, convened the virtual “Arab Regional Conference: Towards an Action Plan on Belonging and Legal Identity”. The conference resulted…

Background Note on Sex Discrimination in Birth Registration

Published: 6/Juil/2021
Source: UNHCR & UNICEF

Introduction Birth registration is a fundamental right and an enabler of other rights as it bestows a legal identity on children for life. If a child is not registered, they do not officially exist and are vulnerable to violence, abuse,…

UNHCR Afrique australe bulletin apatridie avril – juin 2021

Published: 1/Juil/2021
Source: UNHCR Southern Africa

Excellente nouvelle pour Sihle Nxumalo, qui a finalement reçu des documents confirmant sa nationalité sud-africaine. Jusque-là, Sihle menait une vie d’apatride. À la suite d’une interview sur Morning Live, le Leanne Manas Show, le cas de Sihle a été réglé…

Arab League: Towards a Regional Action Plan on Belonging and Legal Identity

Published: 25/Mai/2021
Source: League of Arab States & UNHCR

On 25 May 2021, LAS in cooperation with UNHCR and the General Secretariat of the Arab Interior Ministers’ Council organized the regional meeting: Towards a Regional Action Plan on Belonging and Legal Identity, in the presence of representatives from the…

UNHCR Campaign to End Statelessness Update Jan-Mar 2021

Published: 19/Avr/2021
Source: UNHCR

Extracts relevant to Africa: Mobilizing governments and civil society Following a 2020 petition for the recognition of the stateless Pemba as Kenyan nationals hearings were held, in February and March 2021, by the Parliamentary Committee on Administration and National Security…

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.…