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Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

Portugal

34. Recalling its general recommendation No. 30 (2004) on discrimination against non-citizens, the Committee recommends that the State party: (...) (c) Ensure that all applicants for international protection at the borders and in reception and detention centres are promptly received,...

34. Recalling its general recommendation No. 30 (2004) on discrimination against non-citizens, the Committee recommends that the State party: (...)

(c) Ensure that all applicants for international protection at the borders and in reception and detention centres are promptly received, registered, and referred to the asylum authorities and refugee status determination procedures, ensuring the identification of vulnerable applicants, in particular, stateless persons;

Identification and determination procedures
Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

Philippines

20. The Committee recommends that the State party: (a) Takes steps to enact comprehensive legislation on the protection of the rights of refugees, asylum seekers, stateless persons, and persons at risk of statelessness, including provisions for fair procedures for the consideration of...

20. The Committee recommends that the State party:

(a) Takes steps to enact comprehensive legislation on the protection of the rights of refugees, asylum seekers, stateless persons, and persons at risk of statelessness, including provisions for fair procedures for the consideration of applications and status determination, in accordance with international standards;

(b) Undertake further measures to collect qualitative and quantitative data on the asylum seekers, refugees, stateless persons and persons at risk of statelessness in the country in order to assess their protection needs;

(c) Strengthen local birth and civil registration mechanisms in geographically isolated and conflict-affected areas to scale-up birth and civil registration.

35. In accordance with article 9 (1) of the Convention and rule 65 of its rules of procedure, the Committee requests the State party to provide, within one year of the adoption of the present concluding observations, information on its implementation of the recommendations contained in paragraphs 12 (a) (Criminalisation of racist hate speech and hate crimes), 20 (b) and (c) (Situation of asylum seekers, refugees, stateless persons, and persons at risk of statelessness), and 22 (d) (Complaints of racial discrimination and access to justice) above.

Protection/Enjoyment of rights Identification and determination procedures Birth registration Data Collection/Monitoring/Reporting Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

Niger

7. The Committee recommends that the State party provide statistics disaggregated by sex and age on the socio-economic situation of ethnic groups as well as foreigners, including asylum-seekers, refugees and stateless persons, and on their access to education, employment, health care and...

7. The Committee recommends that the State party provide statistics disaggregated by sex and age on the socio-economic situation of ethnic groups as well as foreigners, including asylum-seekers, refugees and stateless persons, and on their access to education, employment, health care and housing and their participation in public and political life, with a view to creating an empirical basis for assessing the equal enjoyment of the rights enshrined in the Convention. (...)

21. In the light of its general recommendation 29 (2002) on descent-based discrimination, the Committee recommends that the State party address as a matter of priority the structural and systemic causes of descent-based discrimination. The Committee also recommends that the State party take the necessary measures to ensure that persons of slave descent have access to an identity and ensure their access to education, employment and health services. The Committee recommends that the State party ensure birth registration of children of slave descent. (...)

Birth registration Data Collection/Monitoring/Reporting
Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

Argentina

37. Taking into account its previous concluding observations, and in the light of its general recommendation No.30 (2004) on discrimination against non-citizens, the Committee recommends that the State party:  (...) e) Take the necessary measures, including at the provincial level, to...

37. Taking into account its previous concluding observations, and in the light of its general recommendation No.30 (2004) on discrimination against non-citizens, the Committee recommends that the State party: 

(...)

e) Take the necessary measures, including at the provincial level, to ensure access to members of the Nivaclé community to birth certificates and identity documents.

Nationality/Identity documentation Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 4th

Japan

158.24 Ratify the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

158.24 Ratify the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

Recommending State: Togo

Recommendation Noted

International Instruments
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 4th

Japan

158.23 Consider ratifying the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons. 

158.23 Consider ratifying the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons. 

Recommending State: Cote d'Ivoire

Recommendation Accepted

International Instruments
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 4th

Ghana

149.31 Accede to the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness. 

149.31 Accede to the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness

Recommending State: Cote d'Ivoire

Recommendation Accepted

International Instruments
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 4th

Ghana

149.237 Ensure that national legislation is in line with the Convention on Rights of the Child, in particular by ensuring free and universal birth registration to all children born in the territory of Ghana. 

149.237 Ensure that national legislation is in line with the Convention on Rights of the Child, in particular by ensuring free and universal birth registration to all children born in the territory of Ghana. 

Recommending State: Latvia

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 4th

Ghana

149.32 Consider ratifying the African Union Convention for the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons in Africa and accede to the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons. 

149.32 Consider ratifying the African Union Convention for the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons in Africa and accede to the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons. 

Recommending State: Rwanda

Recommendation Accepted

International Instruments
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 4th

Ghana

149.210 Continue expanding programs to ensure birth registration particularly at the remote rural areas. 

149.210 Continue expanding programs to ensure birth registration particularly at the remote rural areas. 

Recommending State: Mozambique

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration