Joining global efforts to prevent statelessness, Kazakhstan has amended its Code on Marriage and Family so as to ensure that all children born in the country are registered at birth and issued birth certificates, regardless of the legal status of their parents. UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes the measure, […]
A lawyer, whose work has supported the efforts of the Kyrgyz Republic in becoming the first country in the world to end statelessness, has been selected as the 2019 winner of the UN Refugee Agency’s Nansen Refugee Award.
Central Asian Regional Conference on Birth Registration and Prevention of Statelessness Took Place in Nur-Sultan
On 5-6 September the Second Regional Conference on the Right to Legal Identity and Prevention of Statelessness “Leaving No One Behind at Birth” attended by over 80 delegates from Central Asia took place in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. The conference is organized by the UN...
BISHKEK – As announced today by the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the Kyrgyz Republic is the first country in the world that solved the issue of statelessness. Since 2014, as part of the Global #IBelong Campaign to End Statelessness, UNHCR together with the Government of […]