Every person has the right to say
Today millions of people around the world are denied a nationality. They often aren’t allowed to go to school, see a doctor, get a job, open a bank account, buy a house or even get married.
You can help change their lives.
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.
New measure grants citizenship to the children born to Venezuelan parents on Colombia soil, helping thousands at risk of statelessness
In a historic moment in the global fight against statelessness, more than 85 governments, civil society and international and regional organizations have this week pledged hundreds of new commitments to end statelessness, a major cause of human rights deprivations for millions of people worldwide
A total of 358 pledges were submitted by States, civil society and international and regional organizations on the occasion of the High-Level Segment on Statelessness in October 2019.
Kyrgyz human rights lawyer wins UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award
Azizbek Ashurov’s work has supported the efforts of the Kyrgyz Republic in becoming the first country in the world to end statelessness
Gender Discrimination and Childhood Statelessness
This report explores how gender discrimination can be a major cause of childhood statelessness