UNHCR Affirms Commitment To Support Nigeria Eradicate Statelessness

Published: 8/Dec/2018
Source: Leadership (Abuja)

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has reiterated its commitment to support the federal government in achieving its obligation and commitment to the Abidjan Declaration and the Banjul Plan of Action to eradicate statelessness.

The UNHCR representative to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Antonio Jose Canhandula, who made this known yesterday in Abuja during the IBelong campaign to end statelessness by 2024, said the UN will work with Nigeria especially with regards to the commitment to conduct a study on statelessness, which will give a clear picture of number of stateless persons or people at risk in Nigeria.

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Themes: Statelessness
Regions: Nigeria
Year: 2018