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Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Panama

68.29. Take measures to overcome the difficulty of access to birth registration procedures, particularly for children of African descent, indigenous children and children living in rural and border areas. 

68.29. Take measures to overcome the difficulty of access to birth registration procedures, particularly for children of African descent, indigenous children and children living in rural and border areas. 

Recommending State: Haiti

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Panama

68.27. Intensify the necessary measures to guarantee the right of all children to have their birth registered, in particular children of African descent, indigenous children and those who live in rural and border areas. 

68.27. Intensify the necessary measures to guarantee the right of all children to have their birth registered, in particular children of African descent, indigenous children and those who live in rural and border areas. 

Recommending State: Mexico

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Panama

70.10. Revise the Constitution, in accordance with the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, to avoid the rejection of naturalization for individuals on the grounds of physical or mental disability. 

70.10. Revise the Constitution, in accordance with the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, to avoid the rejection of naturalization for individuals on the grounds of physical or mental disability. 

Recommending State: Mexico

Recommendation Accepted

Access to nationality/Naturalization Disability Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Libya

95.8. In line with the recommendations of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, adopt a national plan to eliminate stereotypes regarding the role of women in society, and speed up the reform process to guarantee equality between men and women, including with...

95.8. In line with the recommendations of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, adopt a national plan to eliminate stereotypes regarding the role of women in society, and speed up the reform process to guarantee equality between men and women, including with regard to the transfer of nationality, the custody of children, divorce and inheritance. 

Recommending State: Mexico

Recommendation Noted

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

Mauritania

91.21. Speed up the process of repatriating Mauritanians who in the past had been expelled, and granting them and their families a certificate of citizenship. Those who returned to Mauritania before the introduction of the corrective measures should also have their nationality re-established...

91.21. Speed up the process of repatriating Mauritanians who in the past had been expelled, and granting them and their families a certificate of citizenship. Those who returned to Mauritania before the introduction of the corrective measures should also have their nationality re-established. 

Recommending State: Canada

Recommendation Accepted

Remedy/Reparation Loss/Deprivation
Committee on Migrant Workers (CMW)

Ecuador

36. The Committee recommends that the State party should guard against the use of procedures that, in contravention of article 8 of the Constitution, violate the human rights of children of Ecuadorians residing abroad, and that it should ensure that such children are registered in the birth...

36. The Committee recommends that the State party should guard against the use of procedures that, in contravention of article 8 of the Constitution, violate the human rights of children of Ecuadorians residing abroad, and that it should ensure that such children are registered in the birth register. It also recommends that appropriate ongoing training should be given to the migration service officials of the National Police in order to implement the rights of migrant workers and members of their families with respect to issues of international migration.

Birth registration
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Malta

39. (...)The Committee requests the State party to consider acceding to the 1954 Convention Relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.  

39. (...)The Committee requests the State party to consider acceding to the 1954 Convention Relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

 

International Instruments
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Burkina Faso

47. (...) the Committee is concerned that asylum-seeking and refugee women and girls remain in a vulnerable and marginalized situation, in particular with regard to conferring nationality and statelessness at birth. (...) 48. The Committee urges the State party to ensure protection for...

47. (...) the Committee is concerned that asylum-seeking and refugee women and girls remain in a vulnerable and marginalized situation, in particular with regard to conferring nationality and statelessness at birth. (...)

48. The Committee urges the State party to ensure protection for asylum-seeking and refugee women and their children in line with international standards. It recommends that the State party consider accession to international instruments to address the situation of stateless persons, namely the 1954 Convention Relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

International Instruments
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Tunisia

  59. The Committee requests the State party to expedite the adoption of the draft bill amending article 6 of the Nationality Code and to continue harmonizing its Nationality Code with article 9 of the Convention. It also recommends that the State party withdraw its reservation concerning...

 

59. The Committee requests the State party to expedite the adoption of the draft bill amending article 6 of the Nationality Code and to continue harmonizing its Nationality Code with article 9 of the Convention. It also recommends that the State party withdraw its reservation concerning article 9, paragraph 2.

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

Kuwait

81.5. Improve the situation of the “Beduns” by considering the possibility of acceding to the Convention on refugees and its protocol, as well as to the conventions dealing with statelessness. 

81.5. Improve the situation of the “Beduns” by considering the possibility of acceding to the Convention on refugees and its protocol, as well as to the conventions dealing with statelessness

Recommending State: Switzerland

Recommendation Noted

International Instruments