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Number of results found: 2006

Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Eritrea

128. Follow upon the recommendation of the Committee on the Rights of Child to seek technical assistance from UNICEF on specific areas, including improving access to education for women and girls and in increasing the rate of registrations births. 

128. Follow upon the recommendation of the Committee on the Rights of Child to seek technical assistance from UNICEF on specific areas, including improving access to education for women and girls and in increasing the rate of registrations births. 

Recommending State: Malaysia

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Ethiopia

9. Ensure effective birth registration of all children, raise the age of criminal responsibility in compliance with CRC and adopt specific measures to strengthen protection of human rights of children from vulnerable groups, such as children in detention, internally displaced children and...

9. Ensure effective birth registration of all children, raise the age of criminal responsibility in compliance with CRC and adopt specific measures to strengthen protection of human rights of children from vulnerable groups, such as children in detention, internally displaced children and children of refugees. 

Recommending State: Czechia

Recommendation Accepted

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Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Ethiopia

43. Take measures to achieve timely registration of all births and create an adequate and credible birth registration system. 

43. Take measures to achieve timely registration of all births and create an adequate and credible birth registration system. 

Recommending State: Poland

Recommendation Accepted

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Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Dominican Republic

4. Adopt measures to ensure that Dominican of Haitian descent are not denied citizenship or access to civil and birth registration procedures and are not arbitrarily subject to retroactive cancellation of birth and identity documents. 

4. Adopt measures to ensure that Dominican of Haitian descent are not denied citizenship or access to civil and birth registration procedures and are not arbitrarily subject to retroactive cancellation of birth and identity documents. 

Recommending State: United States of America

Recommendation Noted

Access to nationality/Naturalization Nationality/Identity documentation Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Dominican Republic

43. Work with the Government of Haiti to ensure Haitians living in the Dominican Republic have adequate access to civil and birth registration mechanisms in order to establish the Haitian citizenship. 

43. Work with the Government of Haiti to ensure Haitians living in the Dominican Republic have adequate access to civil and birth registration mechanisms in order to establish the Haitian citizenship

Recommending State: United States of America

Recommendation Accepted

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Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Dominican Republic

2. Cancel all retroactive measures taken to replace the principle of jus soli with the principle of jus sanguinis for the acquisition of nationality. 

2. Cancel all retroactive measures taken to replace the principle of jus soli with the principle of jus sanguinis for the acquisition of nationality

Recommending State: Spain

Recommendation Noted

Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Dominican Republic

29. Make more efforts to guarantee the right of all children to be registered immediately after birth through a simplified and inclusive procedure, thus allowing them access to basic social services such as education and health. 

29. Make more efforts to guarantee the right of all children to be registered immediately after birth through a simplified and inclusive procedure, thus allowing them access to basic social services such as education and health. 

Recommending State: Uruguay

Recommendation Accepted

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Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Dominican Republic

11. Ratify the Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness and sign and ratify the Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons. 

11. Ratify the Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness and sign and ratify the Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons. 

Recommending State: Canada

Recommendation Accepted

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

Mozambique

18. The Committee urges the State party, taking into account the Committee’s recommendations during its day of general discussion in 2007 on resources for the tights of the child - responsibility of States (see CRC/C/46/3): (...) (e) To define strategic budgetary lines for disadvantaged or...

18. The Committee urges the State party, taking into account the Committee’s recommendations during its day of general discussion in 2007 on resources for the tights of the child - responsibility of States (see CRC/C/46/3):

(...)

(e) To define strategic budgetary lines for disadvantaged or particularly vulnerable children and for those situations that may require affirmative social measures (such as birth registration and training of teachers and health workers), and make sure that those budgetary lines are protected even in situations of economic crisis, natural disasters or other emergencies; and

(...)

38. The Committee urges the State party to accelerate the free birth registration system, which should be sustainable and available throughout the State party, including in the most remote areas. The Committee further urges the State party to provide decentralized registration offices and units with the necessary human, material and financial resources and strengthen its awareness-raising activities in all communities on the importance of birth registration for all boys and girls. The Committee recommends, in the interim, that the State party ensure that unregistered children are not deprived of their rights, notably to health and education.

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Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

Philippines

20. The Committee urges the State party to prioritize and increase budgetary allocations for children at national and local levels. The Committee urges the State party, taking into account the Committee’s recommendations during its Day of General Discussion in 2007 on “Resources for the...

20. The Committee urges the State party to prioritize and increase budgetary allocations for children at national and local levels. The Committee urges the State party, taking into account the Committee’s recommendations during its Day of General Discussion in 2007 on “Resources for the Rights of the Child – Responsibility of the States”, to:

(...)

(b) Define strategic budgetary lines for disadvantaged or particularly vulnerable children and for those situations that may require affirmative social measures (such as birth registration) and make sure that those budgetary lines are protected even in situations of economic crisis, natural disasters or other emergencies;

37. The Committee recommends that the State party pursue and strengthen its efforts to develop an efficient and free birth registration system for all children. The Committee urges the State party to strengthen the BCRS in order to make the civil registration system more accessible at the grassroots level. The Committee also urges the State party to ensure allocation of adequate financial, human and other resources to registration centres and to take further measures, including mobile services, to ensure easy access to registration by the population, including in the most remote areas of the country, with particular attention to Muslim and indigenous children living in Mindanao. The Committee further recommends that the State party put in place a mechanism to encourage and provide for late registration free of charge.

39. Reiterating its previous recommendation, the Committee encourages the State party to further facilitate that parents, irrespective of their residence status, can register their children born abroad. The Committee also recommends that the State party ensure that unregistered children without official documentation are allowed to access basic services, such as health and education, upon their return to the Philippines, while waiting to be properly registered.

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