Israel Signs New International Agreement on Reducing Statelessness
Menu JTA Search

Israel Signs New International Agreement on Reducing Statelessness

Israel today was one of the first three members of the United Nations to sign a new international agreement designed at reduction of the number of cases in which persons become stateless as a result of conflicting nationality laws.

At ceremonies here concluding a three-week conference which adopted the agreement, the new international treaty was signed on behalf of Israel by Meir S. Divan, director-general of Israel’s Ministry of the Interior. The two other first signers were Britain and Holland.