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Number of results found: 2006

Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Latvia

132.239 Consider granting the Latvian citizenship also to those stateless children in Latvia who were born before the first of January 2020. 

132.239 Consider granting the Latvian citizenship also to those stateless children in Latvia who were born before the first of January 2020. 

Recommending State: Germany

Recommendation Accepted

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

Latvia

132.38 Ratify the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, the European Convention on Nationality and the Council of Europe Convention on the Avoidance of Statelessness in Relation to State Succession. 

132.38 Ratify the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, the European Convention on Nationality and the Council of Europe Convention on the Avoidance of Statelessness in Relation to State Succession. 

Recommending State: Luxembourg

Recommendation Noted

International Instruments
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

Latvia

132.40 Facilitate the issuance of identity documents to stateless persons, by lifting the reservation to Article 27 of the Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons. 

132.40 Facilitate the issuance of identity documents to stateless persons, by lifting the reservation to Article 27 of the Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons. 

Recommending State: Cote d'Ivoire

Recommendation Noted

Lack of documents/Access to documentation International Instruments
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Latvia

132.243 Streamline the processes related to naturalization for people who are in the process of acquiring Latvian nationality, especially for minors. 

132.243 Streamline the processes related to naturalization for people who are in the process of acquiring Latvian nationality, especially for minors. 

Recommending State: Costa Rica

Recommendation Noted

Access to nationality/Naturalization
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Latvia

132.238 Guarantee the automatic acquisition of citizenship by all children born in the territory of Latvia who would otherwise be stateless.

132.238 Guarantee the automatic acquisition of citizenship by all children born in the territory of Latvia who would otherwise be stateless.

Recommending State: Brazil

Recommendation Accepted

Born on territory
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