In 2006, a statelessness unit (now a statelessness section) was established in Geneva, and staffing has increased both in headquarters and in the field. As part of an overhaul of UNHCR's budget structure in 2010, the budget dedicated to statelessness increased from approximately US$12 million in 2009 to $69.5 million in 2015.
- 715,089 registered
- 570,534 registered
- 1.582 million registered
- 372,461 registered
The Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness is a 1961 United Nations multilateral treaty whereby sovereign states agree to reduce the incidence of statelessness.The Convention was originally intended as a Protocol to the Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, while the 1954 Convention Relating to the Status of Stateless Persons was adopted to cover stateless persons who are not ...
- 6 ratifications
- New York City
- 13 December 1975
- 30 August 1961
In internaitional law, statelessness is the lack o ceetizenship.A stateless person is someane wha is "nae conseedert as a naitional bi ony state unner the operation o its law".
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Statelessness also used to characterize the Romani people, whose traditional nomadic lifestyles meant that they traveled across lands claimed by others. The Nansen International Office for Refugees was an international organization of the League of Nations in charge of refugees from 1930 to 1939.
European Network on Statelessness (also known as ENS) is a non-governmental organisation working to eradicate statelessness in Europe. It is a network of over 100 non-governmental organisations, academic initiatives, and individual experts across 39 countries.
Statelessness since 1961. On 13 December 1975, the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness entered into force. It provides a number of standards regarding acquisition and loss of nationality, including automatic loss, renunciation, and deprivation of nationality.
Nationality and Statelessness: A Handbook for Parliamentarians Handbook for Parliamentarians n°11 - 2005 INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION “Citizenship is man’s basic right for it is
The UNHCR published a report on statelessness in the United States in 2012 in which it recommended the establishment of a determination procedure that incorporates a definition of statelessness in accordance with international law to ensure that stateless persons are permitted to reside in the United States.
- David J Strumfels
Statelessness is the legal and social concept of a person lacking belonging (or a legally enforceable claim) to any recognised state. Statelessness is not always the same as lack of citizenship. De jure statelessness is where there exists no recognised state in respect of which the subject has a legally meritorious basis to claim nationality.