Cheikh Lô

« Tout ce qu’il faut pour mettre fin à l’apatridie, c’est la volonté politique. » Cheikh Lô is a Senegalese musician and singer. He has played concerts worldwide combining reggae, funk and Senegalese rhythmic sounds. He has been described as an...

Gabriela Rivadeneira

“Nationality is the gateway to all the rights we deserve and dream of. We must eradicate statelessness” Gabriela Rivadeneira is the President of the National Assembly in Ecuador. She joins #IBelong Campaign to End Statelessness by 2024. Join us by signing the Open...

Zainab Salbi

Millions of women across the world are suffering because they cannot say #IBelong An Iraqi American, Zainab founded Women for Women. She is the author of “Between Two Worlds: Escape from Tyranny: Growing Up in the Shadow of Saddam” and “The Other Side of War:...

Rokia Traoré

As a mother it seems inconceivable that I would not be able to pass my nationality on to my children. We need to make sure that all mothers and their children can say #IBelong. A global performer from the prestigious Barbican to Glastonbury Festival. She collaborated...

Peter Capaldi

Statelessness is a grave injustice inflicted upon millions of innocent people. They deserve to say #Ibelong.   Peter is currently playing the 12th incarnation of television Time Lord DR WHO. Previously, Peter featured in numerous film, TV and stage productions. He won...

Maria Eugénia Da Silva Neto

“Ask the sun why on it´s third planet, the earth, there are human beings that have no soil to grow out of. They are Apatrides, denied of that right from others! Mandated by whom? By you sun?”  Maria Eugenia da Silva Neto, joined Angola’s independence...