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28 Dec 2022
UNICEF: Empowering stateless children and youth in Thailand
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  • Empowering children and youth affected by migration to become powerful agents of change. 

In August 2022, the UNICEF office in Thailand brought together 19 migrant, stateless and urban refugee children and youth for a workshop on empowerment. The focus of the workshop was for  children and youth learn to learn about their rights and explore new ways of participation in their communities. This included a significant focus on the right to a legal identity, More details here.

 

  • Mobile Civil Registration Units in Schools, A significant step towards ending childhood statelessness in Thailand

According to a study released in April 2021 titled 'Invisible Lives: 48 Years of the Situation of Stateless Children in Thailand (1972-2020)', a major challenge in advancing the status of stateless children in Thailand is local procedures. With the support of UNICEF and the EU, District Offices, schools, related agencies and civil society organizations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together to accelerate stateless children's progress towards civil registration and attaining legal status. This has involved mobile civil registration volunteers to support children in their local communities. More details here.

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