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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
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

Protection/Enjoyment of rights Remedy/Reparation Race/Ethnicity
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Kuwait

81.4. Recognize the right to Kuwaiti nationality of those persons who have been left stateless due to the nationality law in 1959, and provide for the same enjoyment of their human rights as to other citizens. 

81.4. Recognize the right to Kuwaiti nationality of those persons who have been left stateless due to the nationality law in 1959, and provide for the same enjoyment of their human rights as to other citizens. 

Recommending State: Slovakia

Recommendation Noted

Protection/Enjoyment of rights Remedy/Reparation
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Kuwait

82.2. Ratify the Convention relating to the status of stateless persons and the Convention relating to the reduction of statelessness. 

82.2. Ratify the Convention relating to the status of stateless persons and the
Convention relating to the reduction of statelessness

Recommending State: Netherlands

Recommendation Noted

International Instruments
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
Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

North Macedonia

33. The Committee urges the State party to: (a) Undertake a survey to identify children lacking birth registration and/or identity documents and take immediate administrative and judicial measures to ensure retroactive birth registration and issuance of documents for these children; (...) ...

33. The Committee urges the State party to:

(a) Undertake a survey to identify children lacking birth registration and/or identity documents and take immediate administrative and judicial measures to ensure retroactive birth registration and issuance of documents for these children;

(...)

(c) Take immediate measures to ensure that children lacking identity documents are not refused access to education, health and public services, including child allowances;

(d) Continue fulfilling its international obligations and raising protection standards with regard to stateless children, in particular by establishing a specific statelessness determination procedure; and

(e) Ratify the Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness of 1961 and the Council of Europe Convention on the avoidance of statelessness in relation to State succession of 2006.

Protection/Enjoyment of rights Identification and determination procedures Nationality/Identity documentation Birth registration International Instruments Data Collection/Monitoring/Reporting Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action