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Number of results found: 2006

Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

Mauritius

34. The Committee recommends that the State party take further measures to improve communication between the authorities concerned and families, and accelerate the procedures for and facilitate late birth registration. 73. The Committee also recommends that the State party ratify the 1954...

34. The Committee recommends that the State party take further measures to improve communication between the authorities concerned and families, and accelerate the procedures for and facilitate late birth registration.

73. The Committee also recommends that the State party ratify 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)

Switzerland

31. The Committee recommends that the State party ensure that birth registration is available as soon as possible for all children, regardless of their parents’ legal status and/or origin. The Committee also recommends that the State party ensure that all children born in its territory...

31. The Committee recommends that the State party ensure that birth registration is available as soon as possible for all children, regardless of their parents’ legal status and/or origin. The Committee also recommends that the State party ensure that all children born in its territory acquire Swiss nationality irrespective of the legal status of their parents, if they would otherwise be stateless, and ratify the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness, the 1997 European Convention on Nationality and the 2009 Council of Europe Convention on the avoidance of Statelessness in relation to State Succession.

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

Gambia

36. The Committee recommends that the State party: (a) Take all necessary measures to ensure complete and immediate birth registration of all children and allocate resources accordingly; (b) Launch extensive awareness-raising programmes, including campaigns, on the importance of birth...

36. The Committee recommends that the State party:

(a) Take all necessary measures to ensure complete and immediate birth registration of all children and allocate resources accordingly;

(b) Launch extensive awareness-raising programmes, including campaigns, on the importance of birth registration, on the benefits thereof and on the registration process;

(c) Ensure that all children, including children born out of wedlock, are properly registered at birth, including by raising awareness among the population to eliminate the stigmatization faced by children born out of wedlock and their mothers;

(d) Provide identification documents to child refugees born in the Gambia or arriving as minors, to avoid the risk of statelessness;

(e) Seek technical assistance from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and UNICEF, among others, for the implementation of these recommendations.

75. The Committee recommends that the State party ensure the provision of adequate protection measures for child refugees born in the State party or arriving as minors, including by providing them with identification documents to avoid the risk of statelessness, and with equitable access to free primary education, secondary education, and health and social services at the community level.

Nationality/Identity documentation Birth registration

Ukraine

63. The Special Rapporteur was made aware of ongoing concerns with regard to the situation of Roma communities in Ukraine. She visited a Roma settlement and consulted widely with Roma representatives. Economic and social marginalization, as well as problems with registration and identity...

63. The Special Rapporteur was made aware of ongoing concerns with regard to the situation of Roma communities in Ukraine. She visited a Roma settlement and consulted widely with Roma representatives. Economic and social marginalization, as well as problems with registration and identity documents, were widely reported by Roma representatives. 

Nationality/Identity documentation Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 2nd

Georgia

117.89 Adopt and implement all necessary measures to register the birth of children, particularly children belonging to minorities, who are born in remote areas of the country and guarantee the issuance of birth certificates and other documents. 

117.89 Adopt and implement all necessary measures to register the birth of children, particularly children belonging to minorities, who are born in remote areas of the country and guarantee the issuance of birth certificates and other documents. 

Recommending State: Panama

Recommendation Accepted

Born on territory Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 2nd

Georgia

117.87 Establish a system for birth registration that covers all children without discrimination by reason of race, ethnicity or nationality, sex or religion. 

117.87 Establish a system for birth registration that covers all children without discrimination by reason of race, ethnicity or nationality, sex or religion. 

Recommending State: Paraguay

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 2nd

Georgia

118.33 Ensure the issuance of birth certificates and citizenship documents to the Roma minority. 

118.33 Ensure the issuance of birth certificates and citizenship documents to the Roma minority. 

Recommending State: Nigeria

Recommendation Accepted

Nationality/Identity documentation Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 2nd

Georgia

117.88 Improve the birth registration system to guarantee registration for every child with the issuance of a birth certificate. 

117.88 Improve the birth registration system to guarantee registration for every child with the issuance of a birth certificate. 

Recommending State: Turkey

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 2nd

Gambia

109.170 In the context of global partnerships for development, to seek assistance from the United Nations system, including the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and development partners to mobilize requisite resources with respect to financial assistance to aid the...

109.170 In the context of global partnerships for development, to seek assistance from the United Nations system, including the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and development partners to mobilize requisite resources with respect to financial assistance to aid the establishment of transit centres for refugees and capacity-building in the administration and management of refugees and stateless persons. 

Recommending State: South Africa

Recommendation Accepted

Awareness raising/Capacity building/Training Implementing measures - Other
Committee against Torture (CAT)

Australia

16. (...) The State party should adopt the necessary measures with a view to considering: (...) It should also adopt all necessary measures to ensure that stateless persons whose asylum claims were refused and refugees with adverse security or character assessments are not held in...

16. (...) The State party should adopt the necessary measures with a view to considering:

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It should also adopt all necessary measures to ensure that stateless persons whose asylum claims were refused and refugees with adverse security or character assessments are not held in detention indefinitely, including by resorting to non-custodial measures and alternatives to closed immigration detention.

Detention