UNHCR welcomes Turkmenistan's decision to grant citizenship to 2,580 stateless people
More progress on statelessness in Central Asia as Turkmenistan becomes latest country to champion universal birth registration
Ashgabat meeting proposes way forward on migration and statelessness
UNHCR chief welcomes regional commitments in Central Asia to protect migrant and asylum-seeker rights
Ancient principles inform current laws, UNHCR chief tells gathering on Muslim refugees
UNHCR urges member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to take long-standing principles of providing asylum and enshrine them in legislation.
Statelessness: More than 3,000 stateless people given Turkmen nationality
Some 20,000 people have been registered as stateless in Turkmenistan since 2007. More than 3,000 of them were granted citizenship earlier this year.
Investing in local integration in Turkmenistan
The UN Trust Fund for Human Security is supporting a US$1.2 million project to improve living conditions in Turkmenistan's refugee-hosting areas.
Over 10,000 Tajik refugees to become citizens in Turkmenistan
After up to 13 years as refugees on Turkmen soil, more than 10,000 ethnic-Turkmen refugees from Tajikistan will finally be able to call Turkmenistan home after last week's presidential decree to grant them citizenship.