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Number of results found: 2020

Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Latvia

132.242 Simplify the process of naturalization of "non-citizens," especially older persons and children. 

132.242 Simplify the process of naturalization of "non-citizens," especially older persons and children. 

Recommending State: Russia

Recommendation Noted

Remedy/Reparation
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Latvia

132.237 Grant citizenship to children of stateless people. 

132.237 Grant citizenship to children of stateless people. 

Recommending State: Estonia

Recommendation Accepted

Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Latvia

132.240 Amend the Citizenship Law in order to provide for the automatic acquisition of citizenship by all children born on the territory of Latvia to "non-citizens" who would otherwise be stateless, including minors between the years of age 15 and 18. 

132.240 Amend the Citizenship Law in order to provide for the automatic acquisition of citizenship by all children born on the territory of Latvia to "non-citizens" who would otherwise be stateless, including minors between the years of age 15 and 18. 

Recommending State: Slovenia

Recommendation Noted

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

Palau

88.12 Ratify the main international human rights treaties still pending, in particular the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, the optional protocols to the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Convention relating to the Status of Stateless...

88.12 Ratify the main international human rights treaties still pending, in particular the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, the optional protocols to the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness. 

Recommending State: Paraguay

Recommendation Accepted

International Instruments
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Niger

122.254 Continue strengthening its laws on statelessness, human trafficking and people smuggling. 

122.254 Continue strengthening its laws on statelessness, human trafficking and people smuggling. 

Recommending State: Eswatini

Recommendation Accepted

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

Niger

122.245 Review the Civil Code observing the principle of the best interests of the child, establish 18 years as the minimum age for marriage, and allow the registration of births of children at risk of statelessness. 

122.245 Review the Civil Code observing the principle of the best interests of the child, establish 18 years as the minimum age for marriage, and allow the registration of births of children at risk of statelessness

Recommending State: Mexico

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Denmark

60.272 Establish effective mechanisms to eradicate and prevent statelessness of children born within the country, in accordance with the provisions of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

60.272 Establish effective mechanisms to eradicate and prevent statelessness of children born within the country, in accordance with the provisions of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

Recommending State: Chile

Recommendation Noted

Born on territory
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Denmark

60.226 Guarantee the protection of the rights of Danish children who are involuntarily in conflict zones, including their repatriation and the right to acquire Danish nationality under the ius sanguinis, taking into account the best interests of the child. 

60.226 Guarantee the protection of the rights of Danish children who are involuntarily in conflict zones, including their repatriation and the right to acquire Danish nationality under the ius sanguinis, taking into account the best interests of the child. 

Recommending State: Panama

Recommendation Noted

Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Denmark

60.271 Take the necessary measures to prevent statelessness, in line with national law and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness, specifically regarding children born in Denmark. 

60.271 Take the necessary measures to prevent statelessness, in line with national law and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness, specifically regarding children born in Denmark. 

Recommending State: Belgium

Recommendation Noted

Born on territory
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Denmark

60.276 Review the legislative framework relating to the fight against terrorism to align it with international human rights law, including provisions on the issue of nationality.

60.276 Review the legislative framework relating to the fight against terrorism to align it with international human rights law, including provisions on the issue of nationality.

Recommending State: Mexico

Recommendation Noted

Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action