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Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

Portugal

21. While welcoming the adoption of Law No. 2/2018, which establishes that children born on Portuguese territory are considered Portuguese by origin, and Law No. 26/2018, which provides that children of foreign nationality that are hosted in public institutions shall be granted resident...

21. While welcoming the adoption of Law No. 2/2018, which establishes that children born on Portuguese territory are considered Portuguese by origin, and Law No. 26/2018, which provides that children of foreign nationality that are hosted in public institutions shall be granted resident status, the Committee recommends that the State party take all necessary measures to ensure implementation of these legal provisions. 

Born on territory
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Austria

29. The Committee recommends that the State party: (a) Ensure that unpaid work is taken into account for the determination of a “sufficiently secured livelihood” in the context of citizenship applications by foreign women; (b) Remove barriers to the acquisition of Austrian nationality by...

29. The Committee recommends that the State party:
(a) Ensure that unpaid work is taken into account for the determination of a “sufficiently secured livelihood” in the context of citizenship applications by foreign women;
(b) Remove barriers to the acquisition of Austrian nationality by children born out of wedlock, including the restrictive age requirement, and accord Austrian citizenship to otherwise stateless children born in the State party, unless a child can acquire citizenship of one of his or her parents immediately after birth through a non-discretionary procedure such as consular registration, declaration, the right of option or other similar procedures.

 

Access to nationality/Naturalization Born on territory Gender Discrimination - Other Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Cabo Verde

  27. The Committee welcomes the measures taken to address the 220 cases of statelessness identified in the 2010 census and recommends that the State party ratify the Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons of 1954 and the Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness of 1961....

 

27. The Committee welcomes the measures taken to address the 220 cases of statelessness identified in the 2010 census and recommends that the State party ratify the Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons of 1954 and the Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness of 1961.

 

International Instruments
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Cote d'Ivoire

38. The Committee recommends that the State party amend or repeal all remaining provisions of the Nationality Code that discriminate against women.

38. The Committee recommends that the State party amend or repeal all remaining provisions of the Nationality Code that discriminate against women.

Gender Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Guyana

34. The Committee draws attention to target 16.9 of the Sustainable Development Goals, to provide legal identity for all, including birth registration, and recommends that the State party: (a) Increase the human, technical and financial resources allocated to civil registration and...

34. The Committee draws attention to target 16.9 of the Sustainable Development Goals, to provide legal identity for all, including birth registration, and recommends that the State party:
(a) Increase the human, technical and financial resources allocated to civil registration and citizenship documentation services, including by increasing the number and capacity of mobile registration brigades in hinterland and border areas;
(b) Take specific measures to enable women and girls of Guyanese descent arriving from the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to register and obtain nationality documentation;
(c) Ratify the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

(Forced) migration context Nationality/Identity documentation Gender Race/Ethnicity International Instruments Awareness raising/Capacity building/Training
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Qatar

14. (c) Repeal all remaining legal provisions that discriminate against women and girls, especially in the areas of marriage, divorce, custody of children, inheritance and property rights, nationality and the requirement of the authorization of a guardian for single women under the age of 25...

14. (c) Repeal all remaining legal provisions that discriminate against women and girls, especially in the areas of marriage, divorce, custody of children, inheritance and property rights, nationality and the requirement of the authorization of a guardian for single women under the age of 25 years to travel abroad;

34. Recalling its previous concluding observations (ibid.), the Committee recommends that the State party:
(a) Amend the Nationality Act (Act No. 38 of 2005) to bring it into full compliance with article 9 of the Convention by enabling Qatari women to confer their nationality upon their children and their foreign spouses on an equal footing with Qatari men;
(b) Withdraw its reservation to article 9 (2) of the Convention;
(c) Consider ratifying the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

Gender International Instruments Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

Cote d'Ivoire

27. The Committee urges the State party to: (a) Use the qualitative and quantitative analysis on statelessness in the State party undertaken by the Census Bureau and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in 2018 to review policies and strategies with...

27. The Committee urges the State party to:

(a) Use the qualitative and quantitative analysis on statelessness in the State party undertaken by the Census Bureau and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in 2018 to review policies and strategies with relevance for the rights of stateless children and establish a data collection system on stateless children, disaggregated by, inter alia, sex, age, national and ethnic origin, and minority and socioeconomic status;

(b) Amend Act No. 61-415 to automatically grant nationality at birth also to children who cannot acquire the nationality of their parents or who are abandoned on the State party’s territory;

(c) Expeditiously amend Act No. 61-415 to remove any limitations to the right of women to pass on their nationality to their children. 

25. The Committee urges the State party to:
(a) Strengthen measures to promote mandatory, universal and timely birth registration, and eliminate any fees and costs associated with registration;

(b) Expeditiously implement Act No. 2018-862 of 19 November 2018 on civil status and Act No. 2018-863 of 19 November 2018 on birth registration, with the aim of decentralizing birth registration as far as possible, to benefit rural and marginalized populations and to facilitate registration of those children who do not yet possess a birth certificate;

(c) Ensure that such measures are applicable to children whose parents fled the State party in the context of its military and political crises, including the post- election crisis of 2010/11, and who were born outside of the State party and are thus not yet registered. 

Protection/Enjoyment of rights Access to nationality/Naturalization Born on territory Born abroad Foundlings/Unaccompanied children Birth registration Gender Data Collection/Monitoring/Reporting Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Qatar

134.164 Amend its citizenship laws to allow children to acquire their nationality through both maternal and paternal lines without distinction. 

134.164 Amend its citizenship laws to allow children to acquire their nationality through both maternal and paternal lines without distinction. 

Recommending State: Slovenia

Recommendation Noted

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

Qatar

134.28 Consider withdrawing the reservation to article 9 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, which ensures equal rights for women in transferring citizenship. 

134.28 Consider withdrawing the reservation to article 9 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, which ensures equal rights for women in transferring citizenship

Recommending State: Romania

Recommendation Noted

Gender International Instruments
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Qatar

134.167 Adopt measures to end discrimination against women in relation to marriage, inheritance or nationality, among other issues, and promote greater participation of women in public life. 

134.167 Adopt measures to end discrimination against women in relation to marriage, inheritance or nationality, among other issues, and promote greater participation of women in public life. 

Recommending State: Spain

Recommendation Noted

Gender