This paper provides an overview of good practices relating to the identification, prevention and reduction of statelessness and the protection of stateless persons in Southeast Asia. It covers the following countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The paper provides a description of how the laws, policies and practices of Southeast Asian countries have helped to address statelessness and highlights some of the key lessons learned. It also discusses some remaining challenges that the region’s stakeholders face as they seek to fully address problems of statelessness in the future.
Note – a root from Human Rights in Southeast Asia: Series One. Breaking the Silence
Author: Laura van Waas
Output: Human Rights In Southeast Asia Series