Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda Joint Strategy

Go back to the previous page Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda  Operational Context None of the three States have complete legal safeguards to ensure that no child is born stateless under their territory.  In Kenya, there is an estimated 18,500 stateless persons, which...

Tajikistan Joint Strategy

Go back to the previous page Tajikistan   Operational Context Tajikistan is not party to the 1954 or 1961 Conventions; however, it is a party to the Convention on the Rights of the Child, which includes the right of every child to acquire a nationality and immediate...

Kyrgyz Republic Joint Strategy

Go back to the previous page Kyrgyz Republic   Operational Context Birth registration continues to be an obstacle in addressing statelessness in Kyrgyzstan. Even though the overall birth registration rate is high (98%), between 2014 and 2017, UNHCR partners identified...

Kazakhstan Joint Strategy

Go back to the previous page Kazakhstan   Operational Context The Law on Citizenship in Kazakhstan does not provide safeguards against statelessness and restricts nationality to children born to at least one parent that is a citizen of Kazakhstan. In addition,...

Lebanon Joint Strategy

Go back to the previous page Lebanon   Operational Context Lebanon’s obligations to prevent and reduce statelessness and to protect stateless persons derive from a number of international instruments to which the country is party. These include the International...

Liberia Joint Strategy

Go back to the previous page Liberia   Operational ContextLiberia has one of the lowest levels of birth registration in the world (25%). The outbreak of Ebola in 2014 resulted in a fall in registered births in the country. As a result, children born in Liberia are...

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