'A whole new world has opened in front of me'
For 50,000 formerly stateless people in Uzbekistan, citizenship will unlock the door to foreign travel, the right to vote and allow them a new-found dignity.
Q&A: 'Including refugees in the vaccine rollout is key to ending the pandemic'
Mike Woodman of UNHCR's Public Health Section explains how the organization is working to ensure millions of forcibly displaced people worldwide are protected from the COVID-19 virus.
UNHCR welcomes Turkmenistan's decision to grant citizenship to 2,580 stateless people
UNHCR applauds Kenya's decision to resolve the statelessness of the Shona and other communities
Birth registration gaps leave South Africans in limbo
UNHCR is working with the South African government to help people at risk of statelessness obtain vital identity documents.
Twin scourges COVID-19 and climate change threaten world's displaced and stateless
75,000 children in Iran to gain nationality under new law
Gender-based violence on the rise during lockdowns
Data shows that displaced women and girls worldwide are experiencing increased gender-based violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.
'It was a very emotional moment … I felt that now I definitely exist'
After a lifetime of statelessness, Linda finally gained Russian citizenship in 2018. But hundreds of thousands of others across Europe still struggle to attain that basic right.