La Red ANA saluda la entrada en vigor del Reglamento para la declaratoria de la Condición de Persona Apátrida en Costa Rica, que posiciona a dicho país como el segundo en la región en adoptar un proceso que permite prevenir los casos de apatridia y garantizar la protección de las personas que sean declaradas apátridas, incluido el acceso a procedimientos para obtener una nacionalidad.

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Consulta el Decreto Ejecutivo Número 39620-RE-G que contiene el Reglamento dando click aquí.

The Americas Network on Nationality and Statelessness is a network of civil society organizations, academic initiatives, and individual experts committed to address statelessness in the Americas. We believe that all human beings have a right to a nationality and that those who lack nationality altogether – stateless persons – are entitled to adequate protection.

What is statelessness?
A stateless person is not recognized as a citizen by any State. This is important because citizenship is the essential foundation of a person’s legal identity. It is your right to have rights. Citizenship enables you not only to vote, hold public office, and exit and enter a country freely, but also to obtain housing, health care, employment, and education. Citizenship is necessary in order to live a decent human life. Stateless people are denied that right.

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