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  • Stateless Persons
  • Nationality
  • Children
  • Discrimination
  • Implementing measures

Number of results found: 2006

Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Lebanon

150.291 Take measures towards reducing and preventing statelessness. 

150.291 Take measures towards reducing and preventing statelessness. 

Recommending State: Mozambique

Recommendation Noted

Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Lebanon

150.289 Enact a unified personal status law, amend the nationality law to afford women the same rights as men, and adopt a comprehensive legal framework to prevent and respond to gender-based violence and harassment. 

150.289 Enact a unified personal status law, amend the nationality law to afford women the same rights as men, and adopt a comprehensive legal framework to prevent and respond to gender-based violence and harassment. 

Recommending State: Australia

Recommendation Noted

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

Lebanon

150.71 Promote equal rights for men and women regarding marriage, inheritance, divorce and transmission of nationality to their children. 

150.71 Promote equal rights for men and women regarding marriage, inheritance, divorce and transmission of nationality to their children. 

Recommending State: Brazil

Recommendation Noted

Gender
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Lebanon

150.293 Work to amend the nationality law to ensure the right of children to acquire nationality from the mother’s side. 

150.293 Work to amend the nationality law to ensure the right of children to acquire nationality from the mother’s side. 

Recommending State: Sudan

Recommendation Noted

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

Georgia

148.266 Ensure that all stateless persons, including children born in the territory, can acquire Georgian nationality without discrimination.

148.266 Ensure that all stateless persons, including children born in the territory, can acquire Georgian nationality without discrimination.

Recommending State: Chile

Recommendation Noted

Remedy/Reparation Born on territory
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Georgia

148.254 Take further measures to address the difficulties of returnees in acquiring Georgian citizenship, language learning, education and employment.

148.254 Take further measures to address the difficulties of returnees in acquiring Georgian citizenship, language learning, education and employment.

Recommending State: Turkey

Recommendation Noted

(Forced) migration context Access to nationality/Naturalization
Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR)

Latvia

17. The Committee recommends that the State party intensify its efforts to facilitate access to naturalization and phase out the separate legal category of non-citizen, thus reducing gradually and finally eliminating the number of persons without nationality. It also recommends that the...

17. The Committee recommends that the State party intensify its efforts to facilitate access to naturalization and phase out the separate legal category of non-citizen, thus reducing gradually and finally eliminating the number of persons without nationality. It also recommends that the State party take targeted measures to ensure that those who currently hold non-citizen status have non-discriminatory access to economic, social and cultural rights, including equality of opportunity and treatment in employment.

Protection/Enjoyment of rights Remedy/Reparation
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Nepal

159.163 Ensure, in law and in practice, the effective combat of sexual violence and the end of discriminatory measures against women and girls, including in policies related to access to justice, attribution of nationality and prevention of trafficking in persons.

159.163 Ensure, in law and in practice, the effective combat of sexual violence and the end of discriminatory measures against women and girls, including in policies related to access to justice, attribution of nationality and prevention of trafficking in persons.

Recommending State: Brazil

Recommendation Accepted

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

Nepal

159.176 Amend the Citizenship Act to enable citizenship documentation at birth and to repeal gender discriminatory provisions.

159.176 Amend the Citizenship Act to enable citizenship documentation at birth and to repeal gender discriminatory provisions.

Recommending State: Germany

Recommendation Accepted

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

Nepal

159.166 Ensure full equality between men and women with respect to conferring citizenship on their children and spouse, including by amending provisions in the Constitution and Citizenship Act amendment bill 2020.

159.166 Ensure full equality between men and women with respect to conferring citizenship on their children and spouse, including by amending provisions in the Constitution and Citizenship Act amendment bill 2020.

Recommending State: Canada

Recommendation Accepted

Gender Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action