International Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – Statelessness and human rights treaties – quick reference guide
This reference guide highlights key international human rights provisions found in the ICERD that are directly relevant to preventing and reducing statelessness
and protecting stateless persons. It is addressed to all stakeholders who may wish to use this international human rights instrument to improve the enjoyment of human rights by stateless persons and to resolve the problem, thereby helping to meet the goals of the #IBelong Campaign to End Statelessness.
Produced by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in collaboration with Minority Rights Group International.
Photo: Cristina, 18 years old, and her family are stateless. They are part of the minority Roma community living in the outskirts of Rome, Italy. Copyright: UNHCR/Francesca Martino