“Act of Recognition of Statehood”
The concept “Act of Recognition of Statehood” (hereafter “Act of Recognition”) refers to the action by which one existing state:
Formally acknowledges the political status of another entity as a state; and
Takes upon itself the legal consequences of this recognition under international law in its relations with the new state.
Background – Recognition of Statehood under International Law
In order to accede to the status of a “Sovereign State”, a political entity requires both (See “Accession to Statehood”):
The positive attitudes of existing states, i.e. de jure recognition; and
“Effectiveness” of the new state, i.e. de facto control over its territory and population.
The practice of recognition may be viewed as emanating from two distinct theories:
Concepts and Terms
The Act of Recognition signifies that the existing state takes upon itself to treat the recognized entity as a Sovereign State.
First Quarterly Report - mapping the Jewish Peoplehood field in Israel
We are very proud to present the first quarterly report of the Jewish People Field Mapping System. The report presents data for the first quarter of 2022 (January-March) and further completion of April information. This is the first report produced on the basis of the new mapping system.