UN refugee agency urges greater support for treaties protecting stateless

International support is growing for the global treaties offering protection to the estimated 12 million people worldwide who are stateless, but there is still no critical mass to make a major difference, the United Nations refugee agency has warned.

UN agency hails Panama’s decision to join treaties to protect stateless people

The United Nations refugee agency today hailed Panama’s recent decision to accede to two major international treaties on statelessness, a problem which affects up to 12 million people worldwide.