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Title: Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons
Available From: http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/stateless.htm
http://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/instree/w3cssp.htm
http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/stateless.htm
Conclusion Date: 1954-09-28
Entry Into Force Date: 1960-06-06
Description: This Convention defines the term "stateless person" as "a person who is not considered as a national by any State under the operation of its law" (article 1). The convention defines the obligations of states to these people and their status. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) web site provides access to the 1954 Convention, States Parties, declarations and reservations, and other information.
Legal Citation: 360 UNTS 117
EISIL Categories: Home > Individuals & Groups > Nationality, Statelessness, Refugees & Asylum
Home > International Human Rights > Refugees, Asylum, Nationality, Displaced, & Freedom of Movement
Keywords: stateless persons
Language(s): English
Document Creator: UN Economic and Social Council
Site Administrator: High Commissioner for Refugees
http://www.unhcr.ch/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/contact?hq=y


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