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Number of results found: 1382

Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Denmark

106.115. Oversee the citizenship policy regarding the granting of citizenship to stateless persons in order to ensure that it corresponds with the Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness. 

106.115. Oversee the citizenship policy regarding the granting of citizenship to stateless persons in order to ensure that it corresponds with the Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness

Recommending State: Finland

Recommendation Accepted

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

Denmark

106.130.Implement the legal provisions and, where necessary, adopt legal reforms to guarantee family reunification of foreigners who have settled in Denmark, particularly family members of refugees, in accordance with the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967...

106.130.Implement the legal provisions and, where necessary, adopt legal reforms to guarantee family reunification of foreigners who have settled in Denmark, particularly family members of refugees, in accordance with the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol, as well as the 1954 Convention Relating to the status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness

Recommending State: Ecuador

Recommendation Accepted

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

Greece

85.7. Speed up the process of reinstating the citizenship of approximately 60,000 Greek citizens who were deprived of Greek citizenship, because of the later repelled article 19 of the Greek Citizenship Law. Create a mechanism to compensate their losses in terms of ownership rights that...

85.7. Speed up the process of reinstating the citizenship of approximately 60,000 Greek citizens who were deprived of Greek citizenship, because of the later repelled article 19 of the Greek Citizenship Law. Create a mechanism to compensate their losses in terms of ownership rights that occurred as a result of the process.

Recommending State: Turkey

Recommendation Noted

Remedy/Reparation Loss/Deprivation
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Greece

84.8. Ratify the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness. 

84.8. Ratify the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness

Recommending State: Slovakia

Recommendation Accepted

International Instruments
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Latvia

93.42. Revise its legislation to provide automatic acquisition of citizenship by children born to non-citizens after 21 August 1991. 

93.42. Revise its legislation to provide automatic acquisition of citizenship by children born to non-citizens after 21 August 1991. 

Recommending State: Canada

Recommendation Noted

Access to nationality/Naturalization Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Latvia

94.6. Adopt effective steps to promptly eliminate an unacceptable system of non-citizenship. As a priority and urgent step, simplify the naturalization process for persons who have reached retirement age, as well as grant children of non-citizens the right to automatically acquire...

94.6. Adopt effective steps to promptly eliminate an unacceptable system of non-citizenship. As a priority and urgent step, simplify the naturalization process for persons who have reached retirement age, as well as grant children of non-citizens the right to automatically acquire citizenship at birth. 

Recommending State: Russia

Recommendation Noted

Remedy/Reparation Access to nationality/Naturalization
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Latvia

91.48. Consider further facilitation of the acquisition of citizenship and increased efforts to promote the registration of newborns. 

91.48. Consider further facilitation of the acquisition of citizenship and increased efforts to promote the registration of newborns. 

Recommending State: Brazil

Recommendation Accepted

Access to nationality/Naturalization Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Latvia

93.43. Follow through on the proposal to change the Citizenship Law to provide citizenship automatically to newborn children of non-citizen parents, unless the parents refuse it. 

93.43. Follow through on the proposal to change the Citizenship Law to provide citizenship automatically to newborn children of non-citizen parents, unless the parents refuse it. 

Recommending State: Norway

Recommendation Noted

Access to nationality/Naturalization Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Latvia

94.7. Effectively comply with the 1954 Convention Relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness and pay particular attention to the 326,906 persons considered as non-citizens, and therefore stateless persons. Pay special and urgent...

94.7. Effectively comply with the 1954 Convention Relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness and pay particular attention to the 326,906 persons considered as non-citizens, and therefore stateless persons. Pay special and urgent attention and provide a solution to this severe and current humanitarian problem. 

Recommending State: Ecuador

Recommendation Noted

International Instruments
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Latvia

91.49. Do more to promote the value of citizenship among all groups, thereby encouraging naturalization of the remaining non-citizens. 

91.49. Do more to promote the value of citizenship among all groups, thereby encouraging naturalization of the remaining non-citizens. 

Recommending State: United States of America

Recommendation Accepted

Remedy/Reparation