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Number of results found: 2006

Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Austria

141.70 Establish an efficient procedure for determining statelessness, and approve residence permits on the basis of statelessness.

141.70 Establish an efficient procedure for determining statelessness, and approve residence permits on the basis of statelessness.

Recommending State: Mexico

Recommendation Noted

Protection/Enjoyment of rights Identification and determination procedures
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Mauritania

130.247 Take measures to ensure the systematic registration and issuance of birth certificates to all children born on national territory regardless of their status. 

130.247 Take measures to ensure the systematic registration and issuance of birth certificates to all children born on national territory regardless of their status. 

Recommending State: Kenya

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Mauritania

130.236 Continue to reinforce international and domestic laws to ensure equal rights between men and women, in particular with regard to the transfer of nationality to children and spouses as well as the right to own and inherit land. 

130.236 Continue to reinforce international and domestic laws to ensure equal rights between men and women, in particular with regard to the transfer of nationality to children and spouses as well as the right to own and inherit land. 

Recommending State: Ghana

Recommendation Noted

Gender International Instruments Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Mauritania

130.124 Ensure the freedom of expression of all religious groups and cease the practice of rescinding citizenship from Christian converts. 

130.124 Ensure the freedom of expression of all religious groups and cease the practice of rescinding citizenship from Christian converts. 

Recommending State: Holy See

Recommendation Noted

Loss/Deprivation Religion
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Mauritania

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

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

Recommending State: Zambia

Recommendation Accepted

International Instruments
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Mauritania

130.237 Revise its Nationality Code to ensure equality between men and women in granting nationality and the civil registration of children. 

130.237 Revise its Nationality Code to ensure equality between men and women in granting nationality and the civil registration of children. 

Recommending State: Canada

Recommendation Noted

Birth registration Gender Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Mauritania

130.45 Decriminalise apostasy and amend the Constitution to protect freedom of religion and allow people of a non-Muslim faith to remain citizens. 

130.45 Decriminalise apostasy and amend the Constitution to protect freedom of religion and allow people of a non-Muslim faith to remain citizens. 

Recommending State: Australia

Recommendation Noted

Loss/Deprivation Religion Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Mauritania

130.65 Modify legislation in order to ensure equality of rights of women and men in relation to transfer of nationality to children, marriage, family relations, access to property and inheritance, as previously recommended. 

130.65 Modify legislation in order to ensure equality of rights of women and men in relation to transfer of nationality to children, marriage, family relations, access to property and inheritance, as previously recommended. 

Recommending State: Spain

Recommendation Noted

Gender Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Lebanon

150.175 Establish a law on personal civil status with the purpose of ensuring gender equality as regards nationality of children, marriage, dissolution of marriage and responsibilities as regards children, as well as equal rights provisions between husband and wife. 

150.175 Establish a law on personal civil status with the purpose of ensuring gender equality as regards nationality of children, marriage, dissolution of marriage and responsibilities as regards children, as well as equal rights provisions between husband and wife. 

Recommending State: Spain

Recommendation Noted

Gender Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Lebanon

150.294 Amend the nationality law to allow women to pass on citizenship to their children.

150.294 Amend the nationality law to allow women to pass on citizenship to their children.

Recommending State: Sweden

Recommendation Noted

Gender Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action