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Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Iraq

121. Continue to pay close attention to its obligations under international humanitarian and international human rights law, including with respect to foreign nationals and stateless persons. 

121. Continue to pay close attention to its obligations under international humanitarian and international human rights law, including with respect to foreign nationals and stateless persons. 

Recommending State: Australia

Recommendation Accepted

International Instruments
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Qatar

8. To review the Family Code and the law on nationality, in particular to ensure gender equality in the area of divorce and the acquisition of nationality by affiliation.

8. To review the Family Code and the law on nationality, in particular to ensure gender equality in the area of divorce and the acquisition of nationality by affiliation.

Recommending State: France

Recommendation Noted

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

Qatar

3. To review its reservations to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women with a view to withdrawing them, especially the reservation to the right of a child to obtain Qatari nationality from a Qatari women married to a foreign man. 

3. To review its reservations to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women with a view to withdrawing them, especially the reservation to the right of a child to obtain Qatari nationality from a Qatari women married to a foreign man. 

Recommending State: Netherlands

Recommendation Noted

Access to nationality/Naturalization Gender International Instruments
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Malawi

29. The Committee urges the State party to remove all discriminatory laws relating to nationality, in accordance with article 9 of the Convention, during the ongoing legal reform process.

29. The Committee urges the State party to remove all discriminatory laws relating to nationality, in accordance with article 9 of the Convention, during the ongoing legal reform process.

Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

United Arab Emirates

33. The Committee urges the State party to take all necessary steps to expedite the adoption of the amendment of the Nationality and Passports Law to grant women equal rights with regard to acquisition, change and retention of nationality and its conferral. The Committee also calls upon the...

33. The Committee urges the State party to take all necessary steps to expedite the adoption of the amendment of the Nationality and Passports Law to grant women equal rights with regard to acquisition, change and retention of nationality and its conferral. The Committee also calls upon the State party to withdraw its reservation to article 9 of the Convention. Further, it recommends that the State party consider accession to international instruments to address the situation of stateless persons, including the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol, the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness, and requests updated information on the situation of stateless women.

Gender International Instruments Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Uzbekistan

39. ...The Committee also encourages the State party to consider ratifying or acceding to the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

39. ...The Committee also encourages the State party to consider ratifying or acceding to the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

International Instruments
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Albania

72. Facilitate and ensure registration of all children born in Albania. 

72. Facilitate and ensure registration of all children born in Albania. 

Recommending State: Mexico

Recommendation Accepted

Born on territory Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Albania

12. Adopt the Law on the Rights of the Child and the Law against Discrimination as matters of priority, as well as measures to ensure the implementation of laws on birth registration. 

12. Adopt the Law on the Rights of the Child and the Law against Discrimination as matters of priority, as well as measures to ensure the implementation of laws on birth registration. 

Recommending State: Norway

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Albania

73 Take appropriate measures to promote the registration of all children, paying particular attention to the most vulnerable and marginalized groups. 

73 Take appropriate measures to promote the registration of all children, paying particular attention to the most vulnerable and marginalized groups. 

Recommending State: Azerbaijan

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Albania

71. Adopt further measures to ensure birth registration of all children. 

71. Adopt further measures to ensure birth registration of all children. 

Recommending State: Czechia

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration