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Number of results found: 2020

Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Yemen

6. Take concrete measures to ensure effective birth registration, particularly in remote and rural areas. 

6. Take concrete measures to ensure effective birth registration, particularly in remote and rural areas. 

Recommending State: Norway

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Republic of the Congo

28. Improve procedures aimed at raising the percentage of children registered at birth. 

28. Improve procedures aimed at raising the percentage of children registered at birth. 

Recommending State: Italy

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Monaco

8. Make the conditions for acquiring and transferring nationality the same for men and women. 

8. Make the conditions for acquiring and transferring nationality the same for men and women. 

Recommending State: Republic of the Congo

Recommendation Accepted

Gender
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Monaco

9. Ensure that relevant rules are applied equally irrespective of sex and adopt legislation to allow the transmission of nationality by naturalized Monegasque women to their children. 

9. Ensure that relevant rules are applied equally irrespective of sex and adopt legislation to allow the transmission of nationality by naturalized Monegasque women to their children. 

Recommending State: Azerbaijan

Recommendation Accepted

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

Central African Republic

5. Consider ratifying the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the establishment of an African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights; the OAU Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa; the Convention relating to the Status of Stateless...

5. Consider ratifying the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the establishment of an African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights; the OAU Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa; the Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons; the Convention on the Nationality of Married Women; international conventions on apartheid; and OP-CAT. 

Recommending State: Argentina

Recommendation Noted

International Instruments
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Belize

17. Rectify possible shortcomings in the registration procedure for all newborn children. 

17. Rectify possible shortcomings in the registration procedure for all newborn children. 

Recommending State: Czechia

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Committee on Migrant Workers (CMW)

Bosnia and Herzegovina

21. The Committee is concerned at information indicating violations of the rights of migrant workers to an effective remedy, in particular in relation to the revocation of rights of citizenship and subsequent expulsion orders. In this regard, the Committee is concerned that migrant workers...

21. The Committee is concerned at information indicating violations of the rights of migrant workers to an effective remedy, in particular in relation to the revocation of rights of citizenship and subsequent expulsion orders. In this regard, the Committee is concerned that migrant workers who have been stripped of their right to citizenship are particularly vulnerable to having their due process rights violated.

22. The Committee encourages the State party to strengthen the legal framework available to migrant workers for the effective redress of such complaints. It recommends that the State party ensure that, in legislation and in practice, migrant workers and members of their families, including those in an irregular situation, have the same rights as nationals of the State party to file complaints and to obtain effective redress before the courts

Remedy/Reparation Loss/Deprivation Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Comoros

29. Establish systematic registration of all newborn children and adopt further measures, including awareness-raising campaigns, to fight child labour and violence against children. 

29. Establish systematic registration of all newborn children and adopt further measures, including awareness-raising campaigns, to fight child labour and violence against children. 

Recommending State: Czechia

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Committee on Migrant Workers (CMW)

Colombia

30. The Committee recommends that the State party, in accordance with article 29 of the Convention, should ensure, both in law and in practice, the right of all children to have a name, to registration of their birth and to a nationality. The Committee urges the State party to complete as...

30. The Committee recommends that the State party, in accordance with article 29 of the Convention, should ensure, both in law and in practice, the right of all children to have a name, to registration of their birth and to a nationality. The Committee urges the State party to complete as soon as possible the process of accession to the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

 

 

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

Malawi

37. The Committee recommends that the State party expedite the enactment of the National Registration Bill as a matter of priority and strengthen its efforts to ensure birth registration of all children. The Committee urges the State party to ensure allocation of adequate financial, human...

37. The Committee recommends that the State party expedite the enactment of the National Registration Bill as a matter of priority and strengthen its efforts to ensure birth registration of all children. The Committee urges the State party to ensure allocation of adequate financial, human and other resources to registration offices and centres and to take measures to ensure easy access to registration by the population in all parts of the country, particularly in the rural areas. The Committee further urges the State party to provide for registration, including late registration, of births free of charge. 

65. The Committee recommends that the State party: 

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(d) Consider ratifying the 1954 Convention Relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness

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Birth registration International Instruments