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a person forced to flee from home or country

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At the same time, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said the Philippines had an obligation to admit and protect asylum seekers as a signatory to the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and the 1954 Convention Relating to the Status of Stateless Persons.
The document envisages the grounds and procedures for the recognition of foreign citizens and stateless persons as refugees in the country.
Of the total number of foreign citizens and stateless persons, 81.2 percent or 457.115 people preferred accommodation in Baku, while 46.926 foreign citizens chose the Sheki-Zagatala zone, and 24.374 people preferred the Guba-Khachmaz zone.
He further said it should be noted that Botswana entered a reservation to Article 7 on exemption from reciprocity, the effect of, which allowed Botswana not to oblige with provision of public relief and assistance programmes to refugees and stateless persons.
'We call upon the Home Ministry to retract the completely baseless claim of only 3,853 stateless Indians, and take immediate steps to identify and issue blue IC (identification cards) to all qualified stateless persons,' he added.
In order to compare how 10 European Union States have implemented the 1954 Convention Relating to the Status of Stateless Persons, Bianchini looks at cross-national differences in a spectrum of issues, among them the determination of statelessness on first-instance proceedings, from basic aspects of structure, and access to the assessment of statelessness; right of appeal against rejected applications; status granted and grant of a a basic set of rights upon the grant of protection, including right-to-travel documents and access to naturalization.
A total of 1530 Syrian citizens have received protection in our country, as well as 110 Iraqis and two stateless persons. In Bulgaria last year 1705 approvals were issued for applications for international protection, 800 of which were for asylum.
KUWAIT -- The National Assembly convenes its ordinary session today and tomorrow to discuss a number of topics including discussion on allowing stateless persons to join the army and a bill on amending the Family Court Law.
As chief state counsel, he was concurrent head of the DOJ refugee and stateless persons protection unit.
In addition, many countries have made significant strides to reduce the number of stateless persons in their territories.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) estimates that there are at least ten million stateless persons globally, (1) and efforts to map stateless populations have identified significant challenges related to statelessness in every region of the world.
In this context, a delegation of the French Office for the Protection of Refugees and Stateless Persons (OFPRA) has just concluded a three-week mission in Lebanon.
Broken down, of those who received subsidiary protection in Cyprus, 1,600 were Syrians, 65 Iraqis, and 60 were stateless persons.