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Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Vanuatu

91.39 Conduct and make publicly available mapping studies and data collection on statelessness, access to legal identity, and birth registration in the country. 

91.39 Conduct and make publicly available mapping studies and data collection on statelessness, access to legal identity, and birth registration in the country. 

Recommending State: United States of America

Recommendation Noted

Data Collection/Monitoring/Reporting
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Afganistan

136.231 Take appropriate measures to ensure birth registration of all children born in the country, in order to reduce the risk of statelessness. 

136.231 Take appropriate measures to ensure birth registration of all children born in the country, in order to reduce the risk of statelessness

Recommending State: Thailand

Recommendation Accepted

Born on territory Birth registration
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

New Zealand

122.1 Consider acceding to the international instruments to which it is not yet party, including the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families, the Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169) of the...

122.1 Consider acceding to the international instruments to which it is not yet party, including the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families, the Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169) of the International Labour Organization, the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance. 

Recommending State: Honduras

Recommendation Accepted

International Instruments
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Viet Nam

38.289 Continue its efforts to prevent and reduce statelessness through, among others, enabling reacquisition of Vietnamese nationality, and prevent children’s statelessness. 

38.289 Continue its efforts to prevent and reduce statelessness through, among others, enabling reacquisition of Vietnamese nationality, and prevent children’s statelessness

Recommending State: Kenya

Recommendation Accepted

Remedy/Reparation
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Viet Nam

38.9 Continue efforts to adhere to international human rights instruments to which it is not party, including the ILO Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169), the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families,...

38.9 Continue efforts to adhere to international human rights instruments to which it is not party, including the ILO Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169), the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families, the Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons, the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Convention against Discrimination in Education, among others. 

Recommending State: Honduras

Recommendation Noted

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

Myanmar

24. The Committee recalls its previous recommendation (CEDAW/C/MMR/ CO/4-5, para. 33) and recommends that the State party amend the Citizenship Law to remove discriminatory provisions based on ethnicity, use objective criteria to determine citizenship, such as descent, and restore...

24. The Committee recalls its previous recommendation (CEDAW/C/MMR/ CO/4-5, para. 33) and recommends that the State party amend the Citizenship Law to remove discriminatory provisions based on ethnicity, use objective criteria to determine citizenship, such as descent, and restore citizenship to Rohingya women and girls. It also recommends that the State party ensure that Rohingya children are registered, provided with birth certificates and have the right to acquire a nationality where otherwise they would be stateless, in accordance with article 7 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. It further recommends that the State party recognize the right of Rohingya to self-identity, ensure that any citizenship verification programme is implemented in a non-arbitrary and non-discriminatory basis and grant the Rohingya national citizenship documents within a reasonable time frame.

50. (b) Facilitate the repatriation process by not imposing a discriminatory citizenship verification process on refugee Rohingya women and their families and accept a variety of realistic forms of evidence of residence in Myanmar, including sworn statements;

Protection/Enjoyment of rights Lack of documents/Access to documentation Remedy/Reparation Access to nationality/Naturalization Birth registration Gender Race/Ethnicity Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Serbia

32. The Committee recommends that the State party: (a) Take measures, including legislative measures, to ensure immediate birth registration, access to identity documentation and citizenship for all children, regardless of whether their parents lack personal documentation or are stateless;  ...

32. The Committee recommends that the State party:
(a) Take measures, including legislative measures, to ensure immediate birth registration, access to identity documentation and citizenship for all children, regardless of whether their parents lack personal documentation or are stateless;                                                                                                                                                                    (b) Extend electronic birth registration to home births and to all parents, including Roma and internally displaced parents and those without an address or identity documents;
(c) Establish a system to track all cases involving child marriage among stateless children, in particular Roma girls.

Access to nationality/Naturalization Birth registration Gender Race/Ethnicity Data Collection/Monitoring/Reporting Legislative/Judicial/Administrative action
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Angola

34. In line with its general recommendation No. 32 (2014) on the gender-related dimensions of refugee status, asylum, nationality and statelessness of women, the Committee recommends that the State party: (a) Strengthen efforts to ensure the issuance of identity documents free of charge...

34. In line with its general recommendation No. 32 (2014) on the gender-related dimensions of refugee status, asylum, nationality and statelessness of women, the Committee recommends that the State party:
(a) Strengthen efforts to ensure the issuance of identity documents free of charge throughout its territory, including by increasing effective coordination among relevant ministries and connecting birth registration with social protection, health, education and social services;
(b) Remove the requirement that both parents be present for birth registration.

Nationality/Identity documentation Birth registration

Ethiopia

32. The Committee recommends that the State party: (c) Consider ratifying the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness. 48. The Committee recommends that the State party address the issue of the nationality of...

32. The Committee recommends that the State party:
(c) Consider ratifying the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons and the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

48. The Committee recommends that the State party address the issue of the nationality of Rastafarian women and girls born in Ethiopia and implement measures to eliminate discrimination against them and protect them from violence.

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

Antigua and Barbuda

33. The Committee commends the State party for its legal framework governing the acquisition of nationality, and recommends that it ratify the Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness of 1961.  

33. The Committee commends the State party for its legal framework governing the acquisition of nationality, and recommends that it ratify the Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness of 1961.

 

International Instruments