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Number of results found: 1382

Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Brunei Darussalam

121.181 Respect the fundamental principle of equality between women and men, in particular by allowing Brunei women to transmit their nationality to their children and by removing reservations to article 9 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.  ...

121.181 Respect the fundamental principle of equality between women and men, in particular by allowing Brunei women to transmit their nationality to their children and by removing reservations to article 9 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. 

Recommending State: France

Recommendation Noted

Gender International Instruments
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Brunei Darussalam

121.26 Ratify the various international conventions on statelessness with a view to regularizing the situation of persons without a nationality. 

121.26 Ratify the various international conventions on statelessness with a view to regularizing the situation of persons without a nationality

Recommending State: Spain

Recommendation Noted

Remedy/Reparation International Instruments
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Brunei Darussalam

121.173 Allow women to enjoy equal rights by conferring citizenship to their children and spouses. 

121.173 Allow women to enjoy equal rights by conferring citizenship to their children and spouses. 

Recommending State: Germany

Recommendation Noted

Gender
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Brunei Darussalam

121.220 Continue its efforts to reduce the number of stateless persons, including by reviewing its Nationality Act. 

121.220 Continue its efforts to reduce the number of stateless persons, including by reviewing its Nationality Act. 

Recommending State: South Korea

Recommendation Noted

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

Bhutan

7.63. Enable women to transmit Bhutanese nationality to their children under the same conditions as men.   

7.63. Enable women to transmit Bhutanese nationality to their children under the same conditions as men. 

 

Recommending State: France

Recommendation Noted

Gender
Human Rights Committee (CCPR)

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

41. (...) The State party should also take steps, including adopting legislation, to ensure the effective protection of stateless persons present in its territory.

41. (...) The State party should also take steps, including adopting legislation, to ensure the effective protection of stateless persons present in its territory.

Protection/Enjoyment of rights Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Committee on Migrant Workers (CMW)

Tajikistan

35. The Committee recommends that the State party: (b) Adopt the bill on amnesty to regularize the status of foreign citizens and stateless persons in the State party, and take interim measures to ensure that migrant workers from the former republics of the Soviet Union who have lost their...

35. The Committee recommends that the State party:

(b) Adopt the bill on amnesty to regularize the status of foreign citizens and stateless persons in the State party, and take interim measures to ensure that migrant workers from the former republics of the Soviet Union who have lost their nationality or are not currently in possession of any valid documents are not subject to administrative fines, criminal penalties or deportation;

Protection/Enjoyment of rights Loss/Deprivation (Forced) migration context Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Committee on Migrant Workers (CMW)

Albania

48. The Committee recommends that the State party take all measures necessary, including legislative amendments, to ensure that children of migrant workers, including children born to migrant workers in an irregular situation, are registered at birth and issued with personal identity...

48. The Committee recommends that the State party take all measures necessary, including legislative amendments, to ensure that children of migrant workers, including children born to migrant workers in an irregular situation, are registered at birth and issued with personal identity documents, in accordance with Sustainable Development Goal target 16.9, and that it raise awareness of the importance of birth registration among migrant workers and members of their families.

60. In accordance with joint general comments No. 3 and No. 4 (2017) of the Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families/No. 22 and No. 23 (2017) of the Committee on the Rights of the Child on the human rights of children in the context of international migration, the Committee recommends that the State party:

(b) Ensure that all children in situations of migration and those affected by migration can enjoy the same rights as all other children, including those to birth registration, proof of identity and a nationality, and access to education, health care, housing and social protection;

(Forced) migration context Access to nationality/Naturalization Nationality/Identity documentation Birth registration
Human Rights Committee (CCPR)

Angola

39. It is also concerned about: (...) (d) Practical obstacles to birth registration for children born to foreigners, including those born to refugees and asylum seekers, which may result in such children being left stateless; (...) 40. The State party should: (...) (g) Step up efforts...

39. It is also concerned about:

(...)

(d) Practical obstacles to birth registration for children born to foreigners, including those born to refugees and asylum seekers, which may result in such children being left stateless;

(...)

40. The State party should:

(...)

(g) Step up efforts to remove practical obstacles to comprehensive birth registration of all children born to foreigners in Angola, including those born to refugees and asylum seekers;

(...)

48. The State party should step up its efforts to achieve universal birth registration with a view to guaranteeing children’s enjoyment of the Covenant rights and avoiding the risk of them becoming stateless. In particular, it should ensure access to free registration throughout the country and strengthen such access in rural areas, including by increasing the use of mobile registration units. (...).

Birth registration
Committee on Migrant Workers (CMW)

Libya

41. The Committee urges the State party, in exceptional cases where detention cannot be avoided, to guarantee adequate, decent conditions in migrant detention centres, and notes that the centres should not resemble a prison facility either in appearance or purpose. In particular, the...

41. The Committee urges the State party, in exceptional cases where detention cannot be avoided, to guarantee adequate, decent conditions in migrant detention centres, and notes that the centres should not resemble a prison facility either in appearance or purpose. In particular, the Committee urges the State party:

(b) To ensure that children are separated from adults to whom they are not related and, if born in detention, are provided with a valid birth certificate;

Birth registration