Stateless no longer, a tourism professor dreams of future travel
Now armed with an Uzbek passport, 67-year-old tourism professor Bakhtiyor looks forward to finally visiting all the countries that he was unable to see for most of his life.
Stateless for 20 years, a filmmaker becomes an Uzbek citizen at last
Born in Bukhara, Uzbekistan, Ali Choriev received Uzbek citizenship when he was 52 years old. Three years on, he explains how his life has changed.
UNHCR welcomes Iceland's decision to join global efforts to end statelessness
'A whole new world has opened in front of me'
For 50,000 formerly stateless people in Uzbekistan, citizenship will unlock the door to foreign travel, the right to vote and allow them a new-found dignity.
Q&A: 'Including refugees in the vaccine rollout is key to ending the pandemic'
Mike Woodman of UNHCR's Public Health Section explains how the organization is working to ensure millions of forcibly displaced people worldwide are protected from the COVID-19 virus.
UNHCR welcomes Turkmenistan's decision to grant citizenship to 2,580 stateless people
UNHCR applauds Kenya's decision to resolve the statelessness of the Shona and other communities
Birth registration gaps leave South Africans in limbo
UNHCR is working with the South African government to help people at risk of statelessness obtain vital identity documents.