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Code: Draft Resolution

Committee: General Assembly
Subject: Stateless Persons
Sponsors: Thailand, Libya, Singapore, South Africa, Turkey, United Kingdom, Norway,
Germany, Sweden, Costa Rica, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Portugal, Liberia, Romania, Pakistan,
Bulgaria, Poland, Italy, New Zealand
Signatories: Syria, Burkina Faso, Austria, Ethiopia, Algeria, Brazil, Tunisia, Pakistan, Kenya,
Canada, China, ROK, Ivory Coast, Palestine, Yemen, Morocco, Iceland, India, Algeria,
Argentina, Chile, Finland, Hungary, Congo, Poland.
The General Assembly,
Recognizing that peacekeeping and the protection of human rights, international humanitarian
law, peace and freedom are essential to maintain harmony and trustful relationship between
nations,
Deeply convinced that all nations’ efforts to help stateless people will give access to
development to these vulnerable groups which suffer the consequences to be out of any
citizenship, therefore access to basic needs,
Expecting the cooperation of all the international community with all kinds of effort to help and
include the stateless population into the social and economic system,
Alarmed by the exclusion of stateless persons, and systematically violated human rights and
international humanitarian law, the General Assembly:
1. Affirms that stateless persons are defined according to the Article 1, 1954, and the 1961
convention, and considering that a stateless person is a person that does not hold any type of
documentation, cannot prove to be born in a specific country, lost citizenship of the country
of origin, have no state or country to return to and are not able to apply for any other
citizenship, but excluding persons who let go of their nationality by choice;
2. Urges for the creation of a United Nations Agency named “United Nations Agency for
Stateless Persons” (UNASP) under the UNHCR;

Notes that UNASP will consist of globally coordinated local branches. . 4. Promoting a distinction between stateless persons who are allowed to work and who are not allowed to work. work and other basic humanitarian services. social security systems. Ensuring that temporary residency allows access to health service. d.3. Suggests that a non-governmental organization is formed to accompany the efforts of UNASP. Confirms further that UNCR will observe military status in United Nations member states who are currently in war. in school age and after school age. 8. b. Confirming that temporary residency is granted to stateless refugees of war. 9. education. 7. 5. education. discriminating between stateless persons before school age. c. that depend on UNASP. but that funds can also be raised from alternative sources as the European Union and non-governmental organizations. Encouraging countries to lower the number of years stateless persons must have stayed in a country before gaining citizenship and/or lower application fees that must be paid to gain citizenship. Suggesting that an identification system for all stateless persons is developed in United Nations member and non-member states. stateless persons who already lived in a country for a prolonged period of time and stateless persons whose origin is unclear. stateless political refugees. called United Nation Registration Center (UNRC). Confirms that UNCR will provide resources to allow registration of identification free of charge to grant access to health services. Urges countries to review application processes for citizenship and implement a second application system for temporary residency by: a. e. 6. Affirms that the UNASP and UNCR will mainly rely on financial funding from the United Nations to support the implementation of structures to tackle the problem of statelessness. work and other basic humanitarian services. Suggests that funding is mainly provided by the United Nations.

Encourages all United Nations member states to continue promoting the inter-agency coordination and the exchange of multilateral communication of counter-terrorism (CTC) at the regional and international level. c. language courses or basic law courses. Promoting access to language training and vocational training. Suggests that countries review national law in order to grant citizenship to children of citizens of a country independent of the parent’s gender.10. 17. Encourages developed countries to be more willing to accept a higher number of stateless persons and providing them with basic humanitarian services at a regional level. Urges for the implementation of birth registration systems by countries with the help of non-governmental organizations to allow granting citizenship based on birth where national laws allow for granting citizenship based on birth. 19. b. Encourages the creation of educational resources for stateless persons by: a. Encourages United Nations member states and non-member states to educate stateless persons to recognize their rights in order to enable them to raise their voices to gain these rights which they are supposed to have with the assistance of UNASP. 15. Suggests countries who have a high requirement to recruit labor workers with specific abilities to accept stateless persons who currently reside in other countries and hold these specific abilities as citizens. 16. 13. 14. 11. . Invites to reinforce and increase the number of established counter terrorism units and enhance cooperation with regional and global experts. Promotes the provision of medical services and basic humanitarian services by nongovernmental organizations to stateless persons. Suggests education of the United Nations member states and non-member states citizens to gain acceptance for immigrants by implementing the Stateless Persons Awareness Day. 12. Creating courses to enhance the integration process of stateless persons such as cultural courses. 18. Ensuring access to school education.

22. 21. regional organizations and non-governmental organizations to participate in the process of implementing named structures in order to address the problem of statelessness.20. Calls upon United Nations member states and upon non-member states to cooperate with Interpol in all concerns about terrorist group activities to prevent future attacks. Calls upon United Nations organizations. . Emphasizes a fundamental increase of measures against illegal immigration to prevent traffic of raw material that can be potentially used to engineer mass destruction weapons.