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Statelessness

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Recent Action on Statelessness

Recent Accessions to the Statelessness Conventions

  • Colombia, 1961 Convention, 15 August 2014
  • Guinea, 1961 Convention, 17 July 2014
  • Belgium, 1961 Convention, 1 July 2014
  • Gambia, 1954 & 1961 Conventions, 1 July 2014
  • Georgia, 1954 Convention, 23 December 2011; 1961 Convention, 1 July 2014
  • Paraguay, 1954 Convention, 1 July 2014; 1961 Convention, 6 June 2012
  • Peru, 1954 Convention, 23 January 2014
  • Montenegro, 1961 Convention, 5 December 2013
  • Côte d’Ivoire, 1954 & 1961 Conventions, 3 October 2013
  • Lithuania, 1961 Convention, 15 July 2013
  • Nicaragua, 1954 Convention, 15 July 2013; 1961 Convention, 29 July 2013
  • Ukraine, 1954 & 1961 Conventions, 25 March 2013
  • Jamaica, 1961 Convention, 9 January 2013
  • Honduras, 1954 Convention, 1 October 2012; 1961 Convention, 18 December 2012
  • Portugal, 1954 & 1961 Conventions, 1 October 2012
  • Ecuador, 1961 Convention, 24 September 2012
  • Turkmenistan, 1961 Convention, 29 August 2012
  • Burkina Faso, 1954 Convention, 1 May 2012
  • Moldova, 1954 & 1961 Conventions, 19 April 2012
  • Bulgaria, 1954 & 1961 Conventions, 22 March 2012
  • Benin, 1954 & 1961 Conventions, 8 December 2011

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