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Refugees in Guinea-Bissau

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9,323
Last updated 30 Jun 2017
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All refugees by origin JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source Data date Population
Senegal UNHCR 30 Jun 2017
  91.9%
8,572
Others UNHCR 30 Jun 2017
  8.1%
751


Asylum seekers JSON 
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Last updated 31 Dec 2016
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    Proteccion de los derechos de los Apatridas. Convencion sobre el Estatuto de los Apatridas de 1954

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    Prevencion y reduccion de la Apatridia. Convencion para Reducir los Casos de Apatridia de 1961

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    The Gambia: Displacement

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    UNOWAS E-MAGAZINE ISSUE 2 : “NOT TO TAKE OUR EYES OFF THE BALL” (DEC 2016)

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    • Guinea-Bissau - Stateless in West Africa

      According to UNHCR estimates, statelessness affects up to 10 million people worldwide, over 1 million of which are in West Africa. There are many factors contributing to the risk of statelessness in the region, which suggest that the population at risk is very large.


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    Governo da Guiné-Bissau vai atribuir nacionalidade a cerca de 10.000 refugiados

    Diario de Notícias, 05 Dec 2017

    O Governo da Guiné-Bissau e o Alto Comissariado da ONU para os Refugiados (ACNUR) assinaram hoje um documento para a atribuição da nacionalidade guineense a cerca de 10.000 refugiados que se encontram no país. Os 10.000 refugiados estão há mais de 20 anos na Guiné-Bissau e são provenientes da re... Read more

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    GOVERNO DA GUINÉ-BISSAU VAI ATRIBUIR NACIONALIDADE A CERCA DE 10.000 REFUGIADOS

    Conosaba, 05 Dec 2017

    O Governo da Guiné-Bissau e o Alto Comissariado da ONU para os Refugiados (ACNUR) assinaram hoje um documento para a atribuição da nacionalidade guineense a cerca de 10.000 refugiados que se encontram no país. Os 10.000 refugiados estão há mais de 20 anos na Guiné-Bissau e são provenientes da regiã... Read more

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    Deputy UN chief highlights stronger AU-UN partnership to benefit Africa's youth

    UN News Centre, 03 Jul 2017

    3 July 2017 – Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed today called for strengthening the relationship between the African Union (AU) and the United Nations to deliver on promised development for Africa's youth. Addressing her first African Union Summit since taking office, Ms. Mohammed said that ... Read more

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    Statelessness: Over 40m children are unregistered in West Africa —UNICEF

    Nigerian Tribune, 11 May 2017

    Ms Marie-Pierre Poirier, Regional Director, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), says about 40 million children under five are unregistered in the West African region Poirier made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Banjul at the end of the Ministerial... Read more

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    ECOWAS works towards eradicating statelessness in west Africa

    Africanews, 10 May 2017

    The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has a adopted strategies to eradicate statelessness in the sub-region by 2024. During a 3-day ministerial conference that began on Monday in Gambia’s capital Banjul, experts from the bloc’s 15 member states resolved to finalize a plan of acti... Read more

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    West Africa acts to end statelessness

    Namibian, 10 May 2017

    DAKAR – West Africa has become the first region in the world to adopt an action plan to end statelessness, aiming to help more than one million people without a nationality gain identity papers with new laws and better data, human rights experts said on Monday. Stateless people, sometimes referred ... Read more

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    Apatridie: l'Afrique de l'Ouest première région à adopter un plan d'éradication

    Afrique Expansion, 10 May 2017

    La Communauté économique des Etats d'Afrique de l'Ouest (Cédéao) est devenue officiellement mardi la première organisation régionale à adopter un plan d'élimination de l'apatridie, lors d'une conférence ministérielle à Banjul, la capitale gambienne. Le Haut commissariat de l'ONU pour les réfugiés... Read more

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    La Cedeao adopte un plan d’action pour éradiquer l’apatridie

    Jeune Afrique, 10 May 2017

    10 mai 2017 à 14h53 Par Jeune Afrique avec AFP La Communauté économique des Etats d’Afrique de l’Ouest (Cedeao) est devenue ce mardi la première organisation du continent à adopter un plan d‘élimination de l’apatridie, qui toucherait près d'un million de personnes sur cette partie du continent. ... Read more

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    Guiné-Bissau Parceiros
    Lista de ONGs nacionais e internacionais atuando na Guiné-Bissau
    Kora - Voices of Refugees in West and Central Africa
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    Página do portal de notícias Público referente à Guiné-Bissau
    RFI
    A actualidade na Guiné-Bissau
    The World Bank
    Data (Português)
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    UNHCR West Africa
    Facebook page of UNHCR West Africa
    UNHCR West Africa Statelessness
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    UNIOGBIS
    United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau
    World Food Programme Guiné-Bissau
    World Food Programme Guiné-Bissau
      Guinea-Bissau
    Worldbank country facts
    Capital
    Bissau
    Languages
    pt
    Population
    1,844,000
    Area
    N/A
    GDP
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    GDP growth
    N/A
    Income level
    Low income
    Gini index
    35.5
    Currency
    XOF
    Literacy rate
    N/A