17 July 2012

Statelessness Update

UNHCR has issued its third set of Guidelines on Statelessness.  The focus is "The Status of Stateless Persons at the National Level."  The previous two guidelines can be accessed via this earlier post.

Other recent items relating to statelessness include:

Burning Homes, Sinking Lives: A Situation Report on Violence against Stateless Rohingya in Myanmar and their Refoulement from Bangladesh (Equal Rights Trust, June 2012) [text]
- See also related blog post.

Global Statelessness (Pulitzer Center, 2012) [access]
- Map application, using UNHCR data.

Guidelines to Protect Stateless Persons from Arbitrary Detention (Equal Rights Trust, July 2012) [text]

Law Talks: Laura Bingham on Statelessness (Open Society, June 2012) [access]
- Podcast interview.

The Right to a Nationality: Women and Children, UN Human Rights Council Doc. No. A/HRC/20/L8 (UN General Assembly, June 2012) [text]

Statelessness at the UN: Reaffirming the Right to Nationality (Open Society Blog, July 2012) [text]
- See also related blog post with video.

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