21 June 2011

Focus on Statelessness

UNHCR announced recently that Panama will accede to the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness, which brings the total states parties to 66 and 38, respectively.

Elsewhere, some new publications:

"Addressing Statelessness," Global Report 2010 (UNHCR, June 2011) [text]

Children without a State: A Global Human Rights Challenge (MIT Press, March 2011) [info]
- Click on the widget to view the table of contents and read sample pages. See also an interview with the editor, Jacqueline Bhabha.

"Nationality and Statelessness," chapter in Foundations of International Migration Law (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2012) [eprint via SSRN]

Prevention and Reduction of Statelessness and Protection of Stateless Persons in the Americas, Doc. No. AG/RES. 2665 (XLI-O/11) (OAS, June 2011) [text via Refworld]

Statelessness: A Hidden Crisis, Fact Sheet (U.S. State Department, May 2011) [text]

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