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Kyrgyzstan ends statelessness in historic first

Kyrgyzstan ends statelessness in historic first

In a breakthrough in the global fight against statelessness, the Kyrgyz Republic has today become a leading example of how statelessness can be eradicated by bringing the number of stateless people in the country from over 13,000 to zero in just five years.

Ivorian orphan girls beat back statelessness

Ivorian orphan girls beat back statelessness

A legal ruling, which follows years of campaigning by UNHCR and human rights groups, is finally giving seventeen-year-old Françoise and Christelle an official identity, and a future.

Statelessness in France

Statelessness in France

As of 31 December 2015, 1,326 stateless persons were living in France. Find out more about their stories here.

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