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Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Dominican Republic

29. Make more efforts to guarantee the right of all children to be registered immediately after birth through a simplified and inclusive procedure, thus allowing them access to basic social services such as education and health. 

29. Make more efforts to guarantee the right of all children to be registered immediately after birth through a simplified and inclusive procedure, thus allowing them access to basic social services such as education and health. 

Recommending State: Uruguay

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Dominican Republic

11. Ratify the Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness and sign and ratify the Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons. 

11. Ratify the Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness and sign and ratify the Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons. 

Recommending State: Canada

Recommendation Accepted

International Instruments
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Dominican Republic

4. Adopt measures to ensure that Dominican of Haitian descent are not denied citizenship or access to civil and birth registration procedures and are not arbitrarily subject to retroactive cancellation of birth and identity documents. 

4. Adopt measures to ensure that Dominican of Haitian descent are not denied citizenship or access to civil and birth registration procedures and are not arbitrarily subject to retroactive cancellation of birth and identity documents. 

Recommending State: United States of America

Recommendation Noted

Loss/Deprivation Access to nationality/Naturalization Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Dominican Republic

43. Work with the Government of Haiti to ensure Haitians living in the Dominican Republic have adequate access to civil and birth registration mechanisms in order to establish the Haitian citizenship. 

43. Work with the Government of Haiti to ensure Haitians living in the Dominican Republic have adequate access to civil and birth registration mechanisms in order to establish the Haitian citizenship

Recommending State: United States of America

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Dominican Republic

2. Cancel all retroactive measures taken to replace the principle of jus soli with the principle of jus sanguinis for the acquisition of nationality. 

2. Cancel all retroactive measures taken to replace the principle of jus soli with the principle of jus sanguinis for the acquisition of nationality

Recommending State: Spain

Recommendation Noted

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

Viet Nam

5. Consider ratifying the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance, the Conventions relating to the Status of Refugees and the Status of Stateless Persons and the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. 

5. Consider ratifying the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance, the Conventions relating to the Status of Refugees and the Status of Stateless Persons and the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. 

Recommending State: Argentina

Recommendation Accepted

International Instruments
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

North Macedonia

8. Put in place a national comprehensive plan for civil status registration and the right to identity, which includes awareness raising-campaigns for parents, guardians and other responsible persons, which will help to speed up the registration of births. 

8. Put in place a national comprehensive plan for civil status registration and the right to identity, which includes awareness raising-campaigns for parents, guardians and other responsible persons, which will help to speed up the registration of births. 

Recommending State: Argentina

Recommendation Accepted

Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

North Macedonia

41. Promote the exercise by the Roma of their economic, social and cultural rights, in particular by implementing programmes to facilitate birth registration and the issuing identity documents for this sector of the population. 

41. Promote the exercise by the Roma of their economic, social and cultural rights, in particular by implementing programmes to facilitate birth registration and the issuing identity documents for this sector of the population. 

Recommending State: Mexico

Recommendation Accepted

Nationality/Identity documentation Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 1st

Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

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

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