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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.

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Organizations relating to Citizenship

Association of Binational Centers in Latin America / Est. 1988
Convention Affecting the Nationality of Arabs Resident in Countries to Which They Are Not Related by Origin / Est. 1952
Liaison Committee of World Citizenship Associations / Est. 1949
Identität - Forum für Euregionale Sozialintegration
Civic Life International / Est. 2004
Association of World Citizens / Est. 1975
Arab Bureau for Prevention of Crime
Association for an Integral Health and Citizenship of Latin America and the Caribbean
Campaign for Open Politics in Europe
Citizen Bridges International / Est. 1989
European Citizens Institute for Food and Health
Junior Citizens of the European Community / Est. 1987
Citizen Education Association / Est. 1962
Comité pour l'Europe des citoyens
Association internationale pour le bon usage du multimédia dans la formation du citoyen européen
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 / Est. 1979
European Conference of Binational/Bicultural Relationships
Agreement on the Waiver of Visa Requirements, 1971 / Est. 1971
Congress of European Nationalities / Est. 1925
International Center for Relief to Civilian Populations / Est. 1946
School of the Americas / Est. 1964
Citizens Network for Foreign Affairs / Est. 1986
International Forum Development Democracy / Est. 1994
Convention on the Exchange of Information Regarding the Acquisition of Nationality / Est. 1964

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World Problems relating to Citizenship

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Cultural suicide
Denial of right to cultural identity
Abuse of prison labour
Erosion of cultural identity
Restrictive social policies
Proliferation of weapons in civilian hands
Lack of human unity
Stateless nations
Dubious viability of nuclear fuel reprocessing plants
Inadequate transportation facilities for rural communities
Irresponsible release of genetically modified species
Civilian casualties of war
Structural failure of citizen participation
Disengagement of citizens from community activities
Conflict of laws over nationality
Refusal to grant citizenship
Official harassment
Citizen disobedience
Undermined citizen confidence
Extra-legal executions
Destruction of civilian populations and institutions
Discriminatory targeting of travellers by border control officials
Fear of retaliation by authorities

Action Strategies relating to Citizenship

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Forging distinctive community identity
Ensuring healthy environment
Fostering civil society
Extending fundamental rights to the electronic domain
Honouring special citizen contribution
Participating in planetary citizenship
Forming citizens' planning structures
Using roundtable process
Taking legal citizen action
Undertaking civilian protest
Recreating community identity systems
Sustaining community morale
Coordinating citizen engagement
Engaging global-local citizenship
Portraying community identity
Generating community support for environmental health programmes
Enhancing business contribution
Guarding political freedoms
Providing rehabilitation structures for law-breakers
Enhancing creative community participation
Organizing community task forces
Developing citizens entrepreneurship
Strengthening cultural identity
Improving sense of personal identity
Eroding cultural identity

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