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Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

Nicaragua

45. The Committee recommends that the State party: (a) Approve without delay the new Civil Registry Law and assign the resources needed for its application so as to enable modernisation of the current registry apparatus at both the municipal and central levels; (b) Prioritize training of...

45. The Committee recommends that the State party:

(a) Approve without delay the new Civil Registry Law and assign the resources needed for its application so as to enable modernisation of the current registry apparatus at both the municipal and central levels;

(b) Prioritize training of civil registrars and health and education officials to rapidly close the gap, particularly in the Caribbean Coast autonomous regions (RAAN and RAAS); and

(c) Conduct communication programmes and campaigns to massively disseminate the contents of the new law and encourage birth registration as a routine practice.

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

Sri Lanka

37. The Committee calls upon the State party to take all the necessary measures to ensure that children from the most disadvantaged groups are properly registered at birth and to provide information on the outcome of the ongoing Universal Registration Programme in its next periodic report....

37. The Committee calls upon the State party to take all the necessary measures to ensure that children from the most disadvantaged groups are properly registered at birth and to provide information on the outcome of the ongoing Universal Registration Programme in its next periodic report. The Committee also encourages the State party to intensify its efforts in public education to raise awareness and disseminate information on the importance of birth registration, especially among disadvantaged communities.

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

Angola

35. The Committee recommends that the State party take all necessary measures to ensure that all children are registered at birth. In particular, the State party should ensure the provision of adequate human and financial resources for entities that are responsible for this task. The...

35. The Committee recommends that the State party take all necessary measures to ensure that all children are registered at birth. In particular, the State party should ensure the provision of adequate human and financial resources for entities that are responsible for this task. The Committee also urges the State party to make sure that guarantees exist to ensure retroactive registration of children above the age of five who have not yet been registered and that registration is carried out by services which are easily accessible by parents.

64. (...) The Committee further recommends that the State party make sure that all children in Angola, including Angolan children born abroad, are registered and have full access to institutions and services.

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

Burundi

38. The Committee recommends that the State party: (a) Continue to take all necessary measures, including retroactively, to ensure access of all children to free birth registration as early as possible and take steps to identify those children who have not been registered or obtained an...

38. The Committee recommends that the State party:

(a) Continue to take all necessary measures, including retroactively, to ensure access of all children to free birth registration as early as possible and take steps to identify those children who have not been registered or obtained an identity document;

(b) Create institutional structures that are accessible and free, for example, by introducing mobile units, especially in rural and remote areas and for internally displaced persons and refugee camps;

(c) Enhance families’ awareness of the importance of registering the birth of their children, as a way to access fulfilment of their rights and

(d) Seek technical assistance from UNICEF, among others, for the implementation of these recommendations.

Birth registration
Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

Estonia

15. (...) The Committee reiterates its previous recommendation calling on the State party to enhance efforts to reduce the number of persons with undetermined citizenship. The Committee calls on the State party to examine further the reasons behind the reluctance of potential applicants to...

15. (...) The Committee reiterates its previous recommendation calling on the State party to enhance efforts to reduce the number of persons with undetermined citizenship. The Committee calls on the State party to examine further the reasons behind the reluctance of potential applicants to engage in the naturalization process with a view to improving the situation. The Committee also reiterates its invitation to the State party to ratify the Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness and the Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons.

Remedy/Reparation International Instruments
Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

Uzbekistan

11. (...) The Committee encourages the State party to amend its national legislation and remove administrative barriers to the acquisition of Uzbek citizenship by stateless persons, including the children of stateless persons in its territory, in an effort to prevent statelessness, as well...

11. (...) The Committee encourages the State party to amend its national legislation and remove administrative barriers to the acquisition of Uzbek citizenship by stateless persons, including the children of stateless persons in its territory, in an effort to prevent statelessness, as well as to consider ratifying the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

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

Morocco

16. (...) The Committee urges the State party to revise its Nationality Code so that Moroccan women are able to transmit their nationality to husbands of foreign origin and thus enjoy rights equal to those enjoyed by Moroccan men.

16. (...) The Committee urges the State party to revise its Nationality Code so that Moroccan women are able to transmit their nationality to husbands of foreign origin and thus enjoy rights equal to those enjoyed by Moroccan men.

Gender
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Kuwait

81.5. Improve the situation of the “Beduns” by considering the possibility of acceding to the Convention on refugees and its protocol, as well as to the conventions dealing with statelessness. 

81.5. Improve the situation of the “Beduns” by considering the possibility of acceding to the Convention on refugees and its protocol, as well as to the conventions dealing with statelessness

Recommending State: Switzerland

Recommendation Noted

International Instruments
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Kuwait

82.3. Accede to the 1954 Convention on the Status of Stateless Persons. 

82.3. Accede to the 1954 Convention on the Status of Stateless Persons. 

Recommending State: France

Recommendation Noted

International Instruments
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Kuwait

81.6. End all de jure and de facto discrimination against “Beduns” by affording en masse all Beduns equal protection under law, and in particular by conferring Kuwaiti nationality on a non-discriminatory basis and allowing for the use of social services to such persons. 

81.6. End all de jure and de facto discrimination against “Beduns” by affording en masse all Beduns equal protection under law, and in particular by conferring Kuwaiti nationality on a non-discriminatory basis and allowing for the use of social services to such persons. 

Recommending State: Israel

Recommendation Noted

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