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INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST STATELESSNESS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2400: tabled on 20 May 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 21 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House welcomes the launch of a new campaign for the International Observatory of Human Rights on statelessness and citizenship deprivation; believes that their call for the UNHCR to enact an International Day Against Statelessness is vital in raising awareness for the issue that affects approximately 10 million people globally; understands that those who find themselves stateless often experience a protection gap leading to violations of their rights; recognises that stateless persons often suffer from health issues, lack of education, restricted movement and social alienation; and encourages anyone who is concerned about the issue of statelessness to support the International Observatory of Human Rights in calling for an International Day Against Statelessness.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.