04 April 2013

Thematic Focus: Statelessness


Consultancy on "Prevention of Statelessness in Sudan," UNHCR Khartoum [info]
- Apply by 18 April 2013.

Vote for an "International Day against Statelessness" [info]
- Scroll to the entry for 22 March 2013.


Childhood in the Migrant City (Statelessness Programme Blog, April 2013) [text]

Citizens of Nowhere (Mail & Guardian, April 2013) [access]
- Follow link for slideshow (see photo at left).

Europe's Birth Registration Stumbling Blocks (ENS Blog, March 2013) [text]

Roma Statelessness in Italy - Field Research Reveals Long-awaited Data (ENS Blog, April 2013) [text]

Statelessness and Human Rights in the Americas, 147th Session of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Washington, DC, 7-22 March 2013 [access]
- Follow link for video.


Ukraine acceded to both statelessness conventions on 25 March 2013.  The 1954 Convention now has a total of 77 states parties, while the 1961 Convention has a total of 51.  For more information, visit this UNHCR web page documenting state action on statelessness.

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