Definition of Nansen passport in English:
A document of identification issued to stateless people after World War I.
- The main objective of a Nansen passport was to provide the right to stay in a country, but it gave no right to work.
- Still, the Nansen passport was better than nothing at all.
- Among other things, he negotiated an exchange of 400,000 prisoners of war and created the Nansen passport for stateless refugees.
Definition of Nansen passport in:
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