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  • Stateless Persons
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Number of results found: 2020

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

Croatia

14. (...) It should also ensure effective implementation of its policies aimed at higher employment rates for Roma, adequate political representation at all levels and equal access to citizenship and housing. (...) 17. (...) The Committee recommends that, in order to ensure that access to...

14. (...) It should also ensure effective implementation of its policies aimed at higher employment rates for Roma, adequate political representation at all levels and equal access to citizenship and housing. (...)

17. (...) The Committee recommends that, in order to ensure that access to citizenship is granted on a non-discriminatory basis, the State party should remove any administrative and other obstacles and assist persons whose access to obligatory documentation is limited, such as persons of Roma, Serb and Bosniak origin.

Access to nationality/Naturalization Race/Ethnicity Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

17. (...) The Committee recommends that the State party redouble its efforts to ensure that all births among indigenous peoples are registered and that such registered individuals are provided with personal identity documents. The Committee encourages the State party to bring civil status...

17. (...) The Committee recommends that the State party redouble its efforts to ensure that all births among indigenous peoples are registered and that such registered individuals are provided with personal identity documents. The Committee encourages the State party to bring civil status registration centres closer to the communities where indigenous people live (art. 5 (d)).

Nationality/Identity documentation Birth registration
Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

Montenegro

15. (...) The Committee recommends that the State party accelerate its efforts to resolve the uncertain legal status of “displaced persons” from Croatia and from Bosnia and Herzegovina and “internally displaced persons” from Kosovo, including through grants of citizenship, long-term...

15. (...) The Committee recommends that the State party accelerate its efforts to resolve the uncertain legal status of “displaced persons” from Croatia and from Bosnia and Herzegovina and “internally displaced persons” from Kosovo, including through grants of citizenship, long-term residence, or refugee status, as appropriate. The Committee recommends that the State party ratify the Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness adopted in 1961.

Access to nationality/Naturalization International Instruments
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Saudi Arabia

3. Consider positively the ratification of the conventions on enforced disappearance, the migrant workers, refugees, statelessness and the reduction of cases of statelessness, and the Optional Protocol to CAT. 

3. Consider positively the ratification of the conventions on enforced disappearance, the migrant workers, refugees, statelessness and the reduction of cases of statelessness, and the Optional Protocol to CAT. 

Recommending State: Mexico

Recommendation Accepted

International Instruments
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Bangladesh

15. Amend, if necessary, the relevant discriminatory legal provision concerning the transfer of citizenship to children of women in mixed marriages. 

15. Amend, if necessary, the relevant discriminatory legal provision concerning the transfer of citizenship to children of women in mixed marriages. 

Recommending State: Czechia

Recommendation Accepted

Gender Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Bangladesh

16. Intensify its efforts to implement without delay existing laws concerning the protection of the rights of the child, including the births and deaths registration Act of 2004. 

16. Intensify its efforts to implement without delay existing laws concerning the protection of the rights of the child, including the births and deaths registration Act of 2004. 

Recommending State: Italy

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Djibouti

5. Adopt and implement the legislation and policies concerning children, especially concerning birth registration, violence against children, juvenile justice, street children to name just a few. 

5. Adopt and implement the legislation and policies concerning children, especially concerning birth registration, violence against children, juvenile justice, street children to name just a few. 

Recommending State: Slovenia

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Djibouti

24. Enhance the efforts being carried out by Djibouti in the areas of child labour, sexual exploitation and begging among children, as well as the low level of births registered in rural areas. 

24. Enhance the efforts being carried out by Djibouti in the areas of child labour,
sexual exploitation and begging among children, as well as the low level of births
registered in rural areas. 

Recommending State: Turkey

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

Chad

40. The Committee recommends that the State party continue and strengthen its efforts to encourage birth registration of all children, including children of refugees, particularly Sudanese children born in the country, and of nomads through, inter alia, draft legislation on the modernization...

40. The Committee recommends that the State party continue and strengthen its efforts to encourage birth registration of all children, including children of refugees, particularly Sudanese children born in the country, and of nomads through, inter alia, draft legislation on the modernization of the registration arrangements and on support for strengthening these arrangements (“Projet Modernisation état civil et project d’appui au renforcement de l’état civil au Tchad”). The Committee urges the State party to ensure allocation of adequate financial, human and other resources to registration centres and to take measures to ensure easy access to registration by the population in all areas of the country, including in refugee camps. The Committee further urges the State party to ensure that late registration of births is also free of charge. The Committee encourages the State party to continue its cooperation with UNICEF, UNDP and the European Union in order to improve birth registration rates.

Birth registration
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Guatemala

26. (...) The Committee requests the State party to accelerate the process of issuance of identity cards to all eligible women.

26. (...) The Committee requests the State party to accelerate the process of issuance of identity cards to all eligible women.

Nationality/Identity documentation