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    UNHCR Factsheet January-March 2022

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    An overview of UNHCR operations in the DRC for the first quarter of 2022 in line with its strategic multi-year plan
    Publish date: 23 May 2022 (1 day ago)
    Create date: 23 May 2022 (21 hours ago)
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    UNHCR DRC Operational Update Avril 2022

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    An update on UNHCR operations in the DRC and activities covering the month of April 2022
    Publish date: 23 May 2022 (1 day ago)
    Create date: 23 May 2022 (21 hours ago)
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    UNHCR Factsheet January-March 2022

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    An overview of UNHCR operations in the DRC for the first quarter of 2022 in line with its strategic multi-year plan
    Publish date: 23 May 2022 (1 day ago)
    Create date: 23 May 2022 (21 hours ago)
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    UNHCR DRC Operational Update April 2022

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    An update on UNHCR operations in the DRC and activities covering the month of April 2022
    Publish date: 23 May 2022 (1 day ago)
    Create date: 23 May 2022 (21 hours ago)
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    UNHCR Southern Africa Operational Update - February 2022

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    UNHCR Southern Africa Operational Update - February 2022
    Publish date: 1 April 2022 (1 month ago)
    Create date: 4 April 2022 (1 month ago)
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    The Democratic Republic of the Congo: Regional Refugee Response Plan (RRRP) - 2022

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    The 2022 Regional Refugee Response Plan for the DRC situation is covering the inter-agency response in the countries of asylum for Congolese refugees neighbouring the DRC: Angola, Burundi, Republic of...
    Publish date: 31 March 2022 (1 month ago)
    Create date: 21 April 2022 (1 month ago)
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    UNHCR DRC Operational Update (December 2021-January 2022)

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    An update on UNHCR operations in the DRC and activities covering the months of December 2021 and January 2022
    Publish date: 1 March 2022 (2 months ago)
    Create date: 1 March 2022 (2 months ago)
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    RBSA Population Dashboard February 2022

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    RBSA Population Dashboard February 2022
    Publish date: 28 February 2022 (2 months ago)
    Create date: 12 April 2022 (1 month ago)
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    UNHCR DRC Operational Update - May 2019

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    An update on UNHCR's operations in the DRC
    Publish date: 31 May 2019 (2 years ago)
    Create date: 8 July 2019 (2 years ago)
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    HCR RDC Mise à Jour Opérationnelle - Mai 2019

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    Une mise à jour sur les opérations du HCR en RDC.
    Publish date: 31 May 2019 (2 years ago)
    Create date: 8 July 2019 (2 years ago)
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    UNHCR Mozambique Operational Highlights Northern Mozambique 8 September 2021

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    UNHCR Mozambique Operational Highlights Northern Mozambique 8 September 2021
    Publish date: 17 September 2021 (8 months ago)
    Create date: 27 September 2021 (7 months ago)
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    UNHCR Regional Update-DRC Situation-July 2019

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    An update on the situation of DRC refugees and UNHCR’s operations in the region.
    Publish date: 31 July 2019 (2 years ago)
    Create date: 9 September 2019 (2 years ago)
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    UNHCR Southern Africa Operational Update - February 2022

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    UNHCR Southern Africa Operational Update - February 2022
    Publish date: 1 April 2022 (1 month ago)
    Create date: 4 April 2022 (1 month ago)
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    RBSA Population Dashboard January 2022

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    RBSA Population Dashboard January 2022
    Publish date: 31 January 2022 (3 months ago)
    Create date: 11 April 2022 (1 month ago)
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    Message from UNHCR Representative to all refugees in Ethiopia on World Refugee Day 2020

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    UNHCR and partners could not join the refugees in commemorating World Refugee Day because of COVID-19 and the Representative sent her greetings to the refugees in a letter which was translated into th...
    Publish date: 19 June 2020 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 19 June 2020 (1 year ago)
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    Media Statement with ICGLR on Statelessness 11-11-2020-ENGLISH version

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    11 November 2020 - The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) have taken a significant step toward eradicating statelessness within the Great Lakes Region as UNHCR marks the 6th an...
    Publish date: 21 April 2021 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 21 April 2021 (1 year ago)
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    ICGLR sobre apatridia: declaração à mídia

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    O ICGLR, com o apoio do ACNUR, dá um passo significativo para a erradicação da apatridia na região dos Grandes Lagos
    Publish date: 11 November 2020 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 21 April 2021 (1 year ago)
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    ICGLR sur l'apatridie: déclaration des médias

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    La ICGLR, avec le soutien du HCR, fait un pas significatif vers l'éradication de l'apatridie dans la région des Grands Lacs
    Publish date: 11 November 2020 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 21 April 2021 (1 year ago)
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    COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE: Les Etats membres de la Communauté Economique et Monétaire de l’Afrique Centrale (CEMAC) et Etats partenaires concluen...

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    Communiqué de presse conjoint CEMAC-HCR
    Publish date: 13 December 2018 (3 years ago)
    Create date: 20 December 2018 (3 years ago)
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    PRESS RELEASE: New Report Warns Large Population in East Africa At Risk of Statelessness

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    UNHCR Press Release
    Publish date: 23 November 2018 (3 years ago)
    Create date: 23 November 2018 (3 years ago)
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    Les Etats membres de la CIRGL concluent leur premier atelier régional sur l'éradication de l'apatridie

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    Communiqué de presse conjoint CIRGL - HCR
    Publish date: 1 May 2018 (4 years ago)
    Create date: 23 May 2018 (4 years ago)
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    Os Estados-Membros da CIRGL terminaram o 1o Workshop Regional sobre a Erradicação da Apatridia na Região dos Grandes Lagos

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    Comunicado de Imprensa Conjunto
    Publish date: 1 May 2018 (4 years ago)
    Create date: 23 May 2018 (4 years ago)
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    ICGLR Member States conclude first regional workshop on the eradication of statelessness

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    Joint ICGLR - UNHCR Press Release
    Publish date: 1 May 2018 (4 years ago)
    Create date: 21 April 2021 (1 year ago)
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    HCR RDC - Résultats du profilage des expulsés d’Angola au 28 juin 2019

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    Résultats du profilage des expulsés d’Angola en RDC, au 28 juin 2019.
    Publish date: 28 June 2019 (2 years ago)
    Create date: 7 August 2019 (2 years ago)
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    2019 CONSOLIDATED PARTICIPATORY ASSESSMENT REPORT

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    This report represents views of refugees and constitutes a key tool to guide UNHCR’s work to provide protection and assistance to refugees in Ethiopia.
    Publish date: 17 June 2020 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 17 June 2020 (1 year ago)
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    A Study of Statelessness in South Sudan, UNHCR, 2017

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    A Study of Statelessness in South Sudan, UNHCR, 2017
    Publish date: 29 May 2018 (3 years ago)
    Create date: 30 May 2018 (3 years ago)
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    Citizenship Law in Africa: A Comparative Study

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    3rd edition (2016)
    Publish date: 1 January 2016 (6 years ago)
    Create date: 19 April 2018 (4 years ago)
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    The Right to Nationality in Africa

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    African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights
    Publish date: 1 January 2015 (7 years ago)
    Create date: 26 March 2018 (4 years ago)
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    Le droit à la nationalité en Afrique

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    Commission Africaine des Droits de l’Homme et des Peuples
    Publish date: 1 January 2015 (7 years ago)
    Create date: 26 March 2018 (4 years ago)
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    Les lois sur la nationalité en Afrique : Une étude comparée

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    2eme edition (2010)
    Publish date: 1 January 2010 (12 years ago)
    Create date: 19 April 2018 (4 years ago)
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    UNHCR Regional Appeal for the Ethiopia Emergency Situation (Tigray) for 2021

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    Since UNHCR’s original emergency appeal for the humanitarian crisis in Tigray, which has displaced millions inside Ethiopia and abroad into Sudan, two of the four Eritrean refugee camps in the Tigray ...
    Publish date: 10 August 2021 (9 months ago)
    Create date: 10 August 2021 (9 months ago)
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    Democratic Republic of the Congo Funding Update - 21 May 2019

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    Funding update on UNHCR's operations in DRC, as of 21 May 2019.
    Publish date: 21 May 2019 (3 years ago)
    Create date: 23 May 2019 (3 years ago)
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    Democratic Republic of the Congo Funding Update - 7 May 2019

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    Funding update on UNHCR's operations in DRC, as of 7 May 2019.
    Publish date: 7 May 2019 (3 years ago)
    Create date: 23 May 2019 (3 years ago)
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    Democratic Republic of the Congo Funding Update - 30 April 2019

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    Funding update on UNHCR's operations in DRC, as of 30 April 2019.
    Publish date: 30 April 2019 (3 years ago)
    Create date: 9 May 2019 (3 years ago)
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    Democratic Republic of the Congo Funding Update - 2 April 2019

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    Funding update on UNHCR's operations in DRC, as of 2 April 2019.
    Publish date: 4 April 2019 (3 years ago)
    Create date: 4 April 2019 (3 years ago)
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    Democratic Republic of the Congo Funding Update - 20 March 2019

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    Funding update for the DRC as of 20 March 2019.
    Publish date: 20 March 2019 (3 years ago)
    Create date: 3 April 2019 (3 years ago)
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    Democratic Republic of the Congo Funding Update - 25 February 2019

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    Funding update on UNHCR's operations in DRC, as of 25 February 2019.
    Publish date: 25 February 2019 (3 years ago)
    Create date: 3 April 2019 (3 years ago)
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    Democratic Republic of the Congo Funding Update - 6 February 2019

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    Funding update on UNHCR's operations in DRC, as of 6 February 2019.
    Publish date: 6 February 2019 (3 years ago)
    Create date: 3 April 2019 (3 years ago)
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    CITIZENSHIP AND STATELESSNESS IN THE HORN OF AFRICA

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    Study on Citizenship and Statelessness in the Horn of Africa
    Publish date: 22 December 2021 (5 months ago)
    Create date: 4 March 2022 (2 months ago)
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    Citizenship and Statelessness in the Member States of the Southern African Development Community

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    Citizenship and Statelessness in the Member States of the Southern African Development Community
    Publish date: 31 December 2020 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 10 February 2021 (1 year ago)
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    Statelessness and Citizenship in the East African Community

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    A Study by Bronwen Manby for UNHCR
    Publish date: 30 September 2018 (3 years ago)
    Create date: 14 November 2018 (3 years ago)
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    Apatridie et Nationalité dans la Communauté de l’Afrique de l’Est

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    Une étude de Bronwen Manby pour l’UNHCR
    Publish date: 30 September 2018 (3 years ago)
    Create date: 10 April 2019 (3 years ago)
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    Observation Générale sur l’Article 6 de la Charte Africaine des Droits et du Bien-être de l’Enfant, Comité Africain d’Experts sur les Droits...

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    Comité Africain d’Experts sur les Droits et le Bien-être de l’Enfant
    Publish date: 1 January 2014 (8 years ago)
    Create date: 26 March 2018 (4 years ago)
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    General Comment No. 2 on Article 6 of the ACRWC: "The Right to a Name, Registration at Birth, and to Acquire a Nationality," African Committ...

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    The African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child
    Publish date: 1 January 2014 (8 years ago)
    Create date: 26 March 2018 (4 years ago)
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    UNHCR DRC Operational Update Avril 2022

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    An update on UNHCR operations in the DRC and activities covering the month of April 2022
    Publish date: 23 May 2022 (1 day ago)
    Create date: 23 May 2022 (21 hours ago)
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    UNHCR DRC Operational Update April 2022

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    An update on UNHCR operations in the DRC and activities covering the month of April 2022
    Publish date: 23 May 2022 (1 day ago)
    Create date: 23 May 2022 (21 hours ago)
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    UNHCR DRC Operational Update (December 2021-January 2022)

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    An update on UNHCR operations in the DRC and activities covering the months of December 2021 and January 2022
    Publish date: 1 March 2022 (2 months ago)
    Create date: 1 March 2022 (2 months ago)
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    UNHCR DRC Operational Update (October 2021)

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    An update on UNHCR operations in DRC and activities covering the month of October 2021
    Publish date: 18 November 2021 (6 months ago)
    Create date: 18 November 2021 (6 months ago)
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    COVID-19 AND OPERATIONAL UPDATE 14 July 2021

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    This update highlights some of the latest developments taking place in the Ethiopia refugee operation focusing on the COVID-19 response but also including update on key operational activities.
    Publish date: 14 July 2021 (10 months ago)
    Create date: 14 July 2021 (10 months ago)
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    COVID-19 AND OPERATIONAL UPDATE 10 June 2021

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    This update highlights some of the latest developments taking place in the Ethiopia refugee operation focusing on the COVID-19 response but also including update on key operational activities.
    Publish date: 10 June 2021 (11 months ago)
    Create date: 10 June 2021 (11 months ago)
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    UNHCR DRC Operational Update (April 2021)

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    An update on UNHCR operations in DRC and activities covering the month of April 2021
    Publish date: 27 May 2021 (11 months ago)
    Create date: 27 May 2021 (11 months ago)
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    COVID-19 AND OPERATIONAL UPDATE 08 May 2021

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    This update highlights some of the latest developments taking place in the Ethiopia refugee operation focusing on the COVID-19 response with some updates on key operational activities.
    Publish date: 8 May 2021 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 8 May 2021 (1 year ago)
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    Protracted Displacement, Statelessness and Durable Solutions Regional Study Overview Sheet

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    Overview Sheet of Regional Study on Protracted Displacement, Statelessness and Durable Solutions
    Publish date: 21 July 2021 (10 months ago)
    Create date: 19 April 2021 (1 year ago)
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    Déplacement, Apatridie & Solutions: Étude Régionale

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    Overview Sheet étude régionale: Déplacement, Apatridie & Solutions
    Publish date: 21 July 2021 (10 months ago)
    Create date: 30 April 2021 (1 year ago)
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    A community-based practitioner's guide to documenting citizenship and other forms of legal identity

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    Guidance on paralegal assistance and data-driven advocacy for accessing civil status and nationality documentation
    Publish date: 27 June 2018 (3 years ago)
    Create date: 16 August 2018 (3 years ago)
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    Global Action Plan to End Statelessness

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    UNHCR
    Publish date: 30 November 2014 (7 years ago)
    Create date: 21 February 2017 (5 years ago)
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    Plan d'Action global visant à mettre fin à l'apatridie

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    UNHCR
    Publish date: 30 November 2014 (7 years ago)
    Create date: 21 February 2017 (5 years ago)
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    UNHCR Mozambique Operational Highlights Northern Mozambique 8 September 2021

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    UNHCR Mozambique Operational Highlights Northern Mozambique 8 September 2021
    Publish date: 17 September 2021 (8 months ago)
    Create date: 27 September 2021 (7 months ago)
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    CAR - Reference Map - May 2021

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    CAR - Reference Map - May 2021
    Publish date: 31 May 2021 (11 months ago)
    Create date: 11 March 2022 (2 months ago)
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    UNHCR DRC At A Glance - June 2019

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    A map of UNHCR in DRC as of 30 June 2019.
    Publish date: 30 June 2019 (2 years ago)
    Create date: 22 July 2019 (2 years ago)
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    A community-based practitioner's guide to documenting citizenship and other forms of legal identity

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    Guidance on paralegal assistance and data-driven advocacy for accessing civil status and nationality documentation
    Publish date: 27 June 2018 (3 years ago)
    Create date: 16 August 2018 (3 years ago)
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    ICGLR sur l'apatridie: déclaration des médias

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    La ICGLR, avec le soutien du HCR, fait un pas significatif vers l'éradication de l'apatridie dans la région des Grands Lacs
    Publish date: 11 November 2020 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 12 November 2020 (1 year ago)
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    ICGLR on statelessness: Media statement- Arabic

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    The ICGLR with support from UNHCR takes a meaningful step toward eradicating statelessness in the Great Lakes Region
    Publish date: 11 November 2020 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 20 November 2020 (1 year ago)
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    ICGLR sobre apatridia: declaração à mídia

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    O ICGLR, com o apoio do ACNUR, dá um passo significativo para a erradicação da apatridia na região dos Grandes Lagos
    Publish date: 11 November 2020 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 12 November 2020 (1 year ago)
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    ICGLR on statelessness: Media statement

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    The ICGLR with support from UNHCR takes a meaningful step toward eradicating statelessness in the Great Lakes Region
    Publish date: 11 November 2020 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 12 November 2020 (1 year ago)
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    UNHCR DRC Operational Update (October 2021)

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    An update on UNHCR operations in DRC and activities covering the month of October 2021
    Publish date: 18 November 2021 (6 months ago)
    Create date: 18 November 2021 (6 months ago)
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    UNHCR Factsheet January-March 2022

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    An overview of UNHCR operations in the DRC for the first quarter of 2022 in line with its strategic multi-year plan
    Publish date: 23 May 2022 (1 day ago)
    Create date: 23 May 2022 (21 hours ago)
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    UNHCR Factsheet January-March 2022

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    An overview of UNHCR operations in the DRC for the first quarter of 2022 in line with its strategic multi-year plan
    Publish date: 23 May 2022 (1 day ago)
    Create date: 23 May 2022 (21 hours ago)
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    RBSA Population Dashboard February 2022

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    RBSA Population Dashboard February 2022
    Publish date: 28 February 2022 (2 months ago)
    Create date: 12 April 2022 (1 month ago)
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    UNHCR SOUTHERN AFRICA: STEPPED UP LIVELIHOODS AND ECONOMIC INCLUSION STRATEGY 2021-2024

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    UNHCR SOUTHERN AFRICA: STEPPED UP LIVELIHOODS AND ECONOMIC INCLUSION STRATEGY 2021-2024
    Publish date: 5 January 2022 (4 months ago)
    Create date: 4 April 2022 (1 month ago)
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    UNHCR Mozambique Operational Highlights Northern Mozambique 8 September 2021

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    UNHCR Mozambique Operational Highlights Northern Mozambique 8 September 2021
    Publish date: 17 September 2021 (8 months ago)
    Create date: 27 September 2021 (7 months ago)
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    UNHCR Mozambique Country Factsheet May-August 2021

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    UNHCR Mozambique Country Factsheet May-August 2021
    Publish date: 17 September 2021 (8 months ago)
    Create date: 17 September 2021 (8 months ago)
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    UNHCR DRC Factsheet June 2021

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    An overview of UNHCR activities in the DRC in the first half of 2021
    Publish date: 28 July 2021 (9 months ago)
    Create date: 28 July 2021 (9 months ago)
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    UNHCR Regional Appeal for the Ethiopia Emergency Situation (Tigray) for 2021

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    Since UNHCR’s original emergency appeal for the humanitarian crisis in Tigray, which has displaced millions inside Ethiopia and abroad into Sudan, two of the four Eritrean refugee camps in the Tigray ...
    Publish date: 10 August 2021 (9 months ago)
    Create date: 10 August 2021 (9 months ago)
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    The Democratic Republic of the Congo: Regional Refugee Response Plan (RRRP) - 2022

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    The 2022 Regional Refugee Response Plan for the DRC situation is covering the inter-agency response in the countries of asylum for Congolese refugees neighbouring the DRC: Angola, Burundi, Republic of...
    Publish date: 31 March 2022 (1 month ago)
    Create date: 21 April 2022 (1 month ago)
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    The Democratic Republic of the Congo: Regional Refugee Response Plan (RRRP) - 2022

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    The 2022 Regional Refugee Response Plan for the DRC situation is covering the inter-agency response in the countries of asylum for Congolese refugees neighbouring the DRC: Angola, Burundi, Republic of...
    Publish date: 31 March 2022 (1 month ago)
    Create date: 21 April 2022 (1 month ago)
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    Atlas of the stateless

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    Atlas of the stateless
    Publish date: 31 October 2020 (1 year ago)
    Create date: 12 November 2020 (1 year ago)
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    Consolidated Action Plan of ICGLR on the eradication of statelessness in the Great Lakes (2017-2024) -Arabic version

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    يعاني ملايين الأشخاص عالمياً من حالة إنعدام الجنسية أو يواجهون خطر التعرض لها ، بمن فيهم كثيرون بمنطقة البحيرات العظمى ، مما يحرمهم من التمتع بكامل حقوقهم الإنسانية. وتُعد الثغرات الموجودة بالقوانين و...
    Publish date: 17 January 2020 (2 years ago)
    Create date: 12 November 2020 (1 year ago)
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    Plano de Acção Consolidado da CIRGL sobre a erradicação da apatridia dos Grandes Lagos ( 2017-2024) - versão Portuguesa

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    A escala mundial, há milhares de pessoas incluindo um número significativo de indivíduos na região dos Grandes Lagos que são apátridas ou em risco de apatridia o que não os permite gozarem plenamente ...
    Publish date: 17 January 2020 (2 years ago)
    Create date: 12 November 2020 (1 year ago)
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    Plan d’Action Consolidé de la CIRGL sur l’éradication de l’apatridie dans les Grands Lacs ( 2017-2024) – version en français

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    A l’échelle mondiale, plusieurs millions de personnes, y compris un nombre significatif d’individus dans la région des Grands Lacs sont apatrides ou sont à risque d’apatridie. Ces derniers ne peuvent ...
    Publish date: 10 January 2020 (2 years ago)
    Create date: 12 November 2020 (1 year ago)
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    UNHCR DRC - Protection Strategy for IDP Response in DRC

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    UNHCR protection strategy for Internally Displaced Persons response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Publish date: 11 July 2019 (2 years ago)
    Create date: 25 July 2019 (2 years ago)
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    N’Djamena Initiative on the Eradication of Statelessness in Central Africa

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    Initiative agreed in N’Djaména at the regional statelessness workshop organised by the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC), with the support of the United Nations High Commission...
    Publish date: 12 December 2018 (3 years ago)
    Create date: 27 December 2018 (3 years ago)
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    Initiative de N’Djaména pour l’éradication de l’apatridie en Afrique centrale

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    Initiative lancée à N’Djaména à l’occasion de l’atelier régional sur l’apatridie organisé par la Commission de la Communauté Economique et Monétaire de l’Afrique Centrale (CEMAC), avec l’appui du Haut...
    Publish date: 12 December 2018 (3 years ago)
    Create date: 14 December 2018 (3 years ago)
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    Iniciativa de Yamena para la erradicación de la apatridia en África central

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    Iniciativa lanzada en Yamena con ocasión del taller regional sobre apatridia organizado por la Comisión de la Comunidad Económica y Monetaria de África Central (CEMAC) con el apoyo del Alto Comisionad...
    Publish date: 12 December 2018 (3 years ago)
    Create date: 31 December 2018 (3 years ago)
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    UNHCR DRC Operational Update - December 2018

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    An update on UNHCR's operations in the DRC
    Publish date: 29 January 2019 (3 years ago)
    Create date: 29 January 2019 (3 years ago)
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    QUICK GUIDES; RESEARCHING STATELESSNESS
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    Pemba community cries for recognition
    The happiness of life is being able to be recognized as a citizen of a country. But for hundreds of members of the Pemba community that has been a nightmare, at least in Kenya. For many years, members of the community whose population is estimated at more than 8,000 and are scattered across Lamu, Kilifi, Mombasa, and Kwale counties, life has been miserable. Their main economic activity is deep-sea fishing and they contribute immensely to the country’s income from the sea.
    The ICGLR with support from UNHCR takes a meaningful step toward eradicating statelessness in the Great Lakes Region
    The ICGLR with support from UNHCR takes a meaningful step toward eradicating statelessness in the Great Lakes Region
    La #Commission de la #CEMAC et le #HCR, l’Agence des Nations-Unies pour les Réfugiés organisent du 11 au 12 décembre 2018 à N’Djamena, un atelier régional sur l'éradication de l'apatridie et l'accès à la documentation pour tous dans la sous-région CEMAC
    Meeting of the Extraordinary Session of the Specialised Technical Committee (STC) on Migration, Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons, 29 October - 3 November 2018, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
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    Community workers brave the odds to help survivors of violence in DR Congo – UNHCR, 10 March 2022
    As Lidia Ajuwa, 30, walks down the hill into Kibarizo, a remote village in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo’s North Kivu province, she is greeted with smiles as she passes rows of small, grass-thatched houses. Hers is a familiar and friendly face in a region that for years has grappled with insecurity.
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    Ending Statelessness
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    Preventing statelessness in South Sudan
    « J’ai l’impression de renaître» : la citoyenneté apporte un nouvel espoir à une minorité apatride au Kenya
    ‘I feel like I am born again’: citizenship brings hope to stateless minority in Kenya
    Stateless people know where they belong
    Kenya’s stateless Makonde people finally obtain papers
    Birth registration drive combats statelessness among Kenya’s coastal Pemba community
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    UNHCR raises alarm over Mozambique’s “invisible” crisis as climate shocks worsen displacement – UNHCR, 10 May

    UNHCR, 11 May 2022

    UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is gravely concerned about the ongoing violence and insecurity in northern Mozambique. Conflict and displacement, compounded by extreme weather events has led to surging protection needs – physical, material, and legal – for hundreds of thousands of affected refugees, i... Read more

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    Hopeful Central African refugees return home from DR Congo – UNHCR, 06 May

    UNHCR, 11 May 2022

    Dressed in an embroidered African print shirt tailored especially for the occasion, Firmin, 36, walked with his family across the wet tarmac of Gbadolite city airport towards a waiting United Nations Humanitarian Air Services (UNHAS) plane on a one-way trip home. Read more

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    Thousands flee into Uganda following clashes in DR Congo – UNHCR, 01 April 2022

    This is a summary of what was said by Joel Boutroue, UNHCR’s Representative to Uganda, to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva., 01 Apr 2022

    UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, alongside the Government of Uganda and humanitarian partners, is assisting some 10,000 refugees in the country’s southwest Kisoro district after they fled violent clashes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) which began on 28 March 2022. Thousands of children, ... Read more

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    UNHCR and partners rush aid to thousands in Mozambique after Tropical Cyclone Gombe – UNHCR, 22 March 2022

    This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Boris Cheshirkov – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva., 22 Mar 2022

    UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, alongside Mozambique’s government and humanitarian partners, is rushing to assist thousands of families affected by Tropical Cyclone Gombe, which made landfall in Nampula province on 11 March 2022 – destroying homes, flooding farmlands, and forcing people to flee in sea... Read more

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    One year after Palma attacks, thousands continue to flee violence in northern Mozambique – UNHCR, 22 March 2022

    This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Boris Cheshirkov – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva., 22 Mar 2022

    UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is alarmed by the ongoing violence in northern Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province, which has forced thousands to flee since the start of this year. Read more