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Improving statelessness determination procedures in Kazakhstan

Improving statelessness determination procedures in Kazakhstan

In November 2021 the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, conducted a workshop to assist the work of the Migration Service Committee of the MIA, officials from its territorial departments, and civil society partners in identifying and documenting stateless persons. Statelessness...

UNHCR urges Tajikistan to halt returns of Afghans at risk

UNHCR urges Tajikistan to halt returns of Afghans at risk

BANGKOK – UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is alarmed at the deportation of Afghan asylum-seekers by the Tajik authorities this week. 11 men, women and children were forcibly returned to Afghanistan on 11 November, prior to any examination of their claims for asylum and...

DAFI scholarship helps a refugee in Tajikistan unlock her potential

DAFI scholarship helps a refugee in Tajikistan unlock her potential

Roia, a 23-year-old Afghan refugee living in Tajikistan, studies international law at the Tajik State University of Commerce. She actively participates in conferences, debates, and other student activities and writes articles about global issues. She is very keen on...