World: Five years since Abidjan Declaration, West Africa leads on reduction of statelessness in Africa

Countries: Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Sierra Leone, World
Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees

Birth-registration campaigns have taken place in Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso and Côte d’Ivoire, with support from UNHCR. In Côte d’Ivoire, birth registration has benefited another 400,000 children.