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Number of results found: 2020

Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Sierra Leone

143.251 Strengthen the nationwide structures responsible for registration of births, with a view to achieving the timely registration of all births and the clearing of backlogs with respect to unregistered children. 

143.251 Strengthen the nationwide structures responsible for registration of births, with a view to achieving the timely registration of all births and the clearing of backlogs with respect to unregistered children. 

Recommending State: Botswana

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Sierra Leone

143.260 Strengthen civil registration mechanisms to guarantee proceeding with the late registration of births. 

143.260 Strengthen civil registration mechanisms to guarantee proceeding with the late registration of births. 

Recommending State: Chile

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
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

Latvia

132.241 Continue efforts to reduce statelessness and facilitate the acquisition of nationality by non-citizens.

132.241 Continue efforts to reduce statelessness and facilitate the acquisition of nationality by non-citizens.

Recommending State: Italy

Recommendation Noted

Remedy/Reparation
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Latvia

132.236 Repeal any provision that could cause statelessness and establish measures to facilitate the naturalization of persons recognized as stateless. 

132.236 Repeal any provision that could cause statelessness and establish measures to facilitate the naturalization of persons recognized as stateless

Recommending State: Mexico

Recommendation Accepted

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

Latvia

132.244 Advance legal, policy and/or practical steps to reduce statelessness, facilitating the acceleration of the naturalisation of recognised stateless persons.

132.244 Advance legal, policy and/or practical steps to reduce statelessness, facilitating the acceleration of the naturalisation of recognised stateless persons.

Recommending State: Ireland

Recommendation Noted

Remedy/Reparation Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
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

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