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  • Stateless Persons
  • Nationality
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Number of results found: 2006

Tajikistan

53.  The Special Rapporteur is concerned that limited attention is given to the prevention of  trafficking of children belonging to minority groups and the protection of children of minority  groups  who are at risk of trafficking […]. The Special Rapporteur highlights the importance of...

53.  The Special Rapporteur is concerned that limited attention is given to the prevention of  trafficking of children belonging to minority groups and the protection of children of minority  groups  who are at risk of trafficking […]. The Special Rapporteur highlights the importance of ensuring that the particular situation of Roma and Jughi children is recognized and that measures are taken to facilitate their access to official personal documentation […]

70.  […] The Anti-Trafficking Law states that legal residence permits cannot be provided to adult victims of trafficking in persons who are either foreign citizens or stateless persons and whose identify cannot be established, and provides that measures are to be taken to administratively deport such individuals. That provision  raises serious concerns as to how the rights of such victims of trafficking to assistance and protection, including  non-refoulement, are protected. Information was not available on how pre-removal risk assessments are undertaken in practice.

88.  Concerning the early identification and protection of victims and potential victims of trafficking among refugees and asylum seekers, the Special Rapporteur recommends that the Government;

 (c) Continue efforts to reduce statelessness, and continue to ensure the birth registration of all children.

Lack of documents/Access to documentation Birth registration Children - Other Implementing measures - Other
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Sudan

137.235 Consider amending the Nationality Act and regulations to uphold the independent right of Sudanese citizens to confer their nationality without discrimination based on gender or marital status. 

137.235 Consider amending the Nationality Act and regulations to uphold the independent right of Sudanese citizens to confer their nationality without discrimination based on gender or marital status. 

Recommending State: Chile

Recommendation Accepted

Gender Discrimination - Other Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Sudan

137.283 Take legislative and administrative measures to combat statelessness. 

137.283 Take legislative and administrative measures to combat statelessness. 

Recommending State: Angola

Recommendation Accepted

Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Lithuania

138.88 Join efforts to harmonize national legislation on citizenship with the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness. 

138.88 Join efforts to harmonize national legislation on citizenship with the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness. 

Recommending State: Paraguay

Recommendation Accepted

International Instruments Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Lithuania

138.78 Reiterate the need to modify legislation to guarantee the full legal, social and cultural integration of the Russophone minority in Lithuania, in particular the reform of the regulations for the attribution of nationality, and therefore European citizenship, as well as the legal and...

138.78 Reiterate the need to modify legislation to guarantee the full legal, social and cultural integration of the Russophone minority in Lithuania, in particular the reform of the regulations for the attribution of nationality, and therefore European citizenship, as well as the legal and educational linguistic framework, in accordance with the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages of 1992. 

Recommending State: Spain

Recommendation Accepted

Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Lithuania

138.87 Establish a formal statelessness identification and determination procedure, in accordance with human rights obligations and standards, and encourage the revision of the nationality law so that stateless children born in the State may have the right to acquire Lithuanian nationality. ...

138.87 Establish a formal statelessness identification and determination procedure, in accordance with human rights obligations and standards, and encourage the revision of the nationality law so that stateless children born in the State may have the right to acquire Lithuanian nationality

Recommending State: Uruguay

Recommendation Accepted

Identification and determination procedures Born on territory Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Togo

119.39 Enact a law to remove gender discrimination from its nationality legislation. 

119.39 Enact a law to remove gender discrimination from its nationality legislation. 

Recommending State: Sierra Leone

Recommendation Accepted

Gender Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Togo

119.210 Implement an effective plan to reduce maternal and infant mortality rates and ensure that all children are duly registered at birth and have equal access to education, health care and other social services, including those who are unregistered or lack birth certificates.

119.210 Implement an effective plan to reduce maternal and infant mortality rates and ensure that all children are duly registered at birth and have equal access to education, health care and other social services, including those who are unregistered or lack birth certificates.

Recommending State: Serbia

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Togo

119.48 Consider introducing the principle of gender parity in the current review process of the nationality law, aiming at the reduction of statelessness.

119.48 Consider introducing the principle of gender parity in the current review process of the nationality law, aiming at the reduction of statelessness.

Recommending State: Angola

Recommendation Accepted

Gender Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Togo

119.47 Review the current legislation on nationality to eliminate discriminatory provisions based on gender, guaranteeing that women have the right to transmit their nationality to their children and their spouse on an equal basis with men. 

119.47 Review the current legislation on nationality to eliminate discriminatory provisions based on gender, guaranteeing that women have the right to transmit their nationality to their children and their spouse on an equal basis with men. 

Recommending State: Uruguay

Recommendation Accepted

Gender Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action