For Valentin, statelessness meant 'a lifetime proving I exist'
After a 12-year legal battle, a young man from North Macedonia has finally received a nationality and can start building the life he always dreamed of.
Stateless Rohingya continue to struggle for survival in Myanmar
Five years after 700,000 Rohingya fled to Bangladesh, and a decade after intercommunal violence rocked Rakhine State, those who remain live in a state of limbo.
UNHCR applauds Liberia for removing gender discrimination from its nationality law
UNHCR lauds Philippines' accession to 1961 statelessness convention
Stateless girl in Croatia dreams of having "papers"
Without documents proving her nationality, nine-year-old Medina risks being excluded from education, health care and travel.
Without documents, women at high risk of gender-based violence
UNHCR is advocating for women and girls in South Africa to acquire identity documents which can help reduce the risk of statelessness, and physical and psychological abuse.
UNHCR: World must turn COP26 words into action for forcibly displaced and stateless people
Birth registration drive brings Congo's indigenous in from the shadows
A campaign by the Republic of the Congo and UNHCR provides birth certificates to thousands of Congolese at risk of statelessness, including indigenous people