News and stories
As of 31 December 2015, 1,326 stateless persons were living in France. Find out more about their stories here.
Nuhija Abazi takes one step closer to obtaining citizenship in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Maha Mamo talks about life without a nationality
Global initiatives highlight the continuing importance of UNHCR’s efforts to eradicate statelessness
An end to two decades of uncertainty for the Elsani family and over 1,000 others in Montenegro
Kenya’s Makonde are granted citizenship after years of statelessness
UNHCR report on the urgent need to end childhood statelessness.
This is the story of three children who have grown up in Côte d’Ivoire without a nationality because one of both of their parents abandoned them.
The UN Refugee Agency has welcomed an announcement by the Royal Thai Government that more than 18,000 stateless people have been granted nationality in Thailand in the last three years.
Mali and Sierra Leone step up prevention from cradle to grave.
The indigenous Ngöbe Bugle people live a cross border life in their ancestral territories straddling Costa Rica and Panama. This traditional lifestyle contributed to a risk of becoming stateless…
A UNHCR program in Benin has given over 1000 birth certificates to children providing the opportunity to go to school and access basic social services for the first time.