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Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 2nd

Benin

108.31 Adopt necessary measures for free and compulsory registration of all children, including late registration, bringing forward new and more targeted campaigns to raise awareness among families, training social workers and health professionals and civil servants in charge of the...

108.31 Adopt necessary measures for free and compulsory registration of all children, including late registration, bringing forward new and more targeted campaigns to raise awareness among families, training social workers and health professionals and civil servants in charge of the registration and birth certificates and providing the necessary resources to establish registration offices in all the country. 

Recommending State: Uruguay

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 2nd

Benin

108.115 Intensify its awareness-raising campaigns on the situation of disabled children, and support the efforts of civil society to improve rehabilitation and reintegration of children with disabilities and effectively implement the existing legislation on birth registration. 

108.115 Intensify its awareness-raising campaigns on the situation of disabled children, and support the efforts of civil society to improve rehabilitation and reintegration of children with disabilities and effectively implement the existing legislation on birth registration. 

Recommending State: Hungary

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 2nd

Benin

108.29 Make effective the legislation that provides free birth registration, for example through mass awareness-raising campaigns. 

108.29 Make effective the legislation that provides free birth registration, for example through mass awareness-raising campaigns. 

Recommending State: Mexico

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 2nd

Benin

108.55 Take measures to guarantee full protection of children’s human rights by eliminating and reducing child trafficking, violence against children, their sexual abuse and economic exploitation, their ritual killing, infanticide and child labour and by improving the birth registration of...

108.55 Take measures to guarantee full protection of children’s human rights by eliminating and reducing child trafficking, violence against children, their sexual abuse and economic exploitation, their ritual killing, infanticide and child labour and by improving the birth registration of all children especially in rural areas. 

Recommending State: Holy See

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Committee against Torture (CAT)

Mexico

21. (...) The State party should:  (...) (c) Set up an effective system for the compilation of data on the status of refugees, asylum seekers and stateless persons present in its territory; (d) Ratify the Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness and consider the possibility of...

21. (...) The State party should: 

(...)

(c) Set up an effective system for the compilation of data on the status of refugees, asylum seekers and stateless persons present in its territory;

(d) Ratify the Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness and consider the possibility of withdrawing its reservations to articles 17, 26, 31, paragraph 2, and 32 of the Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and to articles 17, 31 and 32 of the Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons.

International Instruments Data Collection/Monitoring/Reporting
Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR)

Mauritania

19. (...) The Committee urges the State party to simplify birth registration procedures so as to take account of the constraints faced by the population, such as geographical barriers and the difficulty in obtaining or producing official documents, including in respect to children born out...

19. (...) The Committee urges the State party to simplify birth registration procedures so as to take account of the constraints faced by the population, such as geographical barriers and the difficulty in obtaining or producing official documents, including in respect to children born out of wedlock. The Committee also calls on the State party to facilitate birth registration by allowing late registration without fines as well as through the health-care system and by coupling regular vaccination campaigns with campaigns for birth registration.

Birth registration
Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

Albania

36. The Committee urges the State party to continue and strengthen, as a matter of priority, its efforts to establish a system ensuring the registration of all children born within its territory and that registration is free of charge. The Committee also urges the State party to take...

36. The Committee urges the State party to continue and strengthen, as a matter of priority, its efforts to establish a system ensuring the registration of all children born within its territory and that registration is free of charge. The Committee also urges the State party to take proactive measures targeting categories of children whose birth registration remains problematic. The State should also urgently issue clear instructions to all schools throughout the territory that all children, irrespective of their registration status, should be enrolled into public schools and that failure to enroll these children might lead to administrative sanctions.

Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 2nd

Switzerland

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

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

Recommending State: Slovakia

Recommendation Noted

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

Canada

41. The Committee recommends that the State party review the provisions of the amendment to the Citizenship Act that are not in line with the Convention with a view to removing restrictions on acquiring Canadian citizenship for children born abroad to Canadian parents. The Committee also...

41. The Committee recommends that the State party review the provisions of the amendment to the Citizenship Act that are not in line with the Convention with a view to removing restrictions on acquiring Canadian citizenship for children born abroad to Canadian parents. The Committee also urges the State party to consider ratifying the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons.

Access to nationality/Naturalization Born abroad International Instruments Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

Andorra

44. (...) The Committee recommends that the State party accede to the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

44. (...) The Committee recommends that the State party accede to the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

International Instruments