← Government

Government → Citizenship

UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions


Citizenship is the status of a person recognized under the custom or law as being a legal member of a sovereign state or belonging to a nation. The idea of citizenship has been defined as the capacity of individuals to defend their rights in front of the governmental authority.

– syndicated content from Wikipedia

Organizations relating to Citizenship

Convention Affecting the Nationality of Arabs Resident in Countries to Which They Are Not Related by Origin / Est. 1952
Civic Life International / Kettering OH, USA / Est. 2004
Association of World Citizens / Novato CA, USA / Est. 1975
Association for an Integral Health and Citizenship of Latin America and the Caribbean / Quito, Ecuador
Citizen Bridges International / Chicago IL, USA / Est. 1989
Agreement between the Governments of the Benelux Countries and the Government of the Republic of Slovenia on the Abolition of the Obligation to Obtain a Visa / Est. 1992
International Relations Center / Silver City NM, USA / Est. 1979
European Conference of Binational/Bicultural Relationships / Frankfurt-Main, Germany
Agreement on the Waiver of Visa Requirements, 1971 / Est. 1971
Citizens Network for Foreign Affairs / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1986
Convention on the Exchange of Information Regarding the Acquisition of Nationality / Est. 1964
Learning Initiative on Citizen Participation and Local Governance / Sao Paulo, Brazil / Est. 2001
Agreement Concerning the Preparation of a Transit Card for Emigrants / Est. 1929
Convention on the Reduction of the Number of Cases of Statelessness / Est. 1973
American Citizens Abroad / Rockville MD, USA / Est. 1978
International Federation of Citizens Opposed to Membership of Turkey in the European Union
Protocol Concerning the Abolition of Passports for Travel / Est. 1952
Convention to Extend and Coordinate Social Security Schemes in Their Application to the Nationals of the Parties to the Brussels Treaty / Est. 1949
Mediterranean Institute / Rome, Italy / Est. 1987
Citizens of Europe / Berlin, Germany
Protocol 1 Annexed to the Universal Copyright Convention Concerning the Application of That Convention to Works of Stateless Persons and Refugees, 1971 / Paris, France / Est. 1971
European Assembly of Citizens / Paris, France
Eurotopia / St Ursanne, Switzerland / Est. 1991
Convention on Reduction of Cases of Multiple Nationality and Military Obligations in Cases of Multiple Nationality / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1963
Federal Union of European Nationalities / Flensburg, Germany / Est. 1949

View all profiles (178 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Citizenship

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Discrimination against foreign nationals in the military service
Refusal to issue travel documents, passports, visas
Statelessness of women
Sociological ignorance of citizen participation
Non-globalized citizenship
Misuse of aerial surveillance by governments
Financial and economic disputes between states and nationals of other states
Parochial national interests
Conflicting military obligations for persons of multiple nationality
Fraudulent acquisition or use of passports
Restrictions on recognition of nationality
Conflicting multiple nationalities
Deprivation of nationality
Gender dysphoria
Undue military influence
Civilian political prisoners and detainees
Discrimination against immigrants and aliens
Destruction of civilian populations and institutions
Citizen disobedience
Abuse of prison labour
Citizen incompetence
Discriminatory targeting of travellers by border control officials
Inadequate transportation facilities for rural communities
Dubious viability of nuclear fuel reprocessing plants

Action Strategies relating to Citizenship

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Ensuring a healthy environment

You are viewing a subject profile from the UIA's Global Civil Society Database.
← return to your search page to find additional profiles.
Terms of Use

UIA allows users to access and make use of the information contained in its Databases for the user’s internal use and evaluation purposes only. A user may not re-package, compile, re-distribute or re-use any or all of the UIA Databases or the data* contained therein without prior permission from the UIA.

Data from database resources may not be extracted or downloaded in bulk using automated scripts or other external software tools not provided within the database resources themselves. If your research project or use of a database resource will involve the extraction of large amounts of text or data from a database resource, please contact us for a customized solution.

UIA reserves the right to block access for abusive use of the Database.

* Data shall mean any data and information available in the Database including but not limited to: raw data, numbers, images, names and contact information, logos, text, keywords, and links.