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Consolidated Action Plan of ICGLR on the eradication of statelessness in the Great Lakes (2017-2024) – English version

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Publish Date: 17 January 2020 (1 year ago)
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Consolidated Action Plan of ICGLR on the eradication of statelessness in the Great Lakes (2017-2024) – English version

Document Type: Strategy Documents
Document Language: English
Globally, millions of people including many in the Great Lakes Region are stateless or at risk of statelessness, which limits their enjoyment of the full range of human rights. Among the causes of statelessness in the Great Lakes Region are gaps in nationality laws and policies that leave some people without recognition of the nationality of any State. Even though there is no comprehensive legal framework to address these gaps, efforts have been made by Member States of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) to resolve this problem, by amongst others, acceding to the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and/or the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.
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