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UNHCR warns of vaccine gap risk for world’s stateless

UNHCR warns of vaccine gap risk for world’s stateless

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is warning today that many of the world’s stateless people may miss out on vaccinations as a result of their lack of citizenship or proof of identity. “There are millions known to be stateless around the world, without the nationality of...

UNHCR Joined EU-UNICEF Discussion On Protection Of Migrant Children

UNHCR Joined EU-UNICEF Discussion On Protection Of Migrant Children

On 21 April, governments officials from Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan discussed collaboration on protecting migrant children in Central Asia, exchanged cross-border information and case studies during an online meeting organized by the United Nations Children’s Fund...

Statelessness in Central Asia can be eradicated soon

Statelessness in Central Asia can be eradicated soon

On 26 March 2021 the National Human Rights Centre of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) co-organized a roundtable to review international standards, and share best practices and achievements in the eradication of...