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Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

Malta

23. Taking note of target 16.9 of the Sustainable Development Goals, the Committee strongly urges the State party to: (a) Strengthen efforts to ensure the birth registration of children whose parents do not have personal documents; (b) Strengthen efforts to establish the nationality of...

23. Taking note of target 16.9 of the Sustainable Development Goals, the Committee strongly urges the State party to:

(a) Strengthen efforts to ensure the birth registration of children whose parents do not have personal documents;

(b) Strengthen efforts to establish the nationality of children with undetermined citizenship, under the Civil Code and the Maltese Citizenship Act; 

(c) Establish an effective and efficient statelessness determination procedure, with an identification and referral mechanism for children who are undocumented and at risk of statelessness;

(d) Expedite accession to the Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons, of 1954, and consider ratifying the Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness, of 1961, the European Convention on Nationality, of 1977, and the Council of Europe Convention on the Avoidance of Statelessness in relation to State Succession, of 2009;

(e) Seek technical assistance from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), among others, for the implementation of these recommendations. 

Identification and determination procedures Birth registration International Instruments Implementing measures - Other
Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

Botswana

30. Taking note of target 16.9 of the Sustainable Development Goals, the Committee urges the State party to: (a) Strengthen efforts to achieve universal registration by, inter alia, addressing administrative obstacles, expanding health facility-based birth registration centres and mobile...

30. Taking note of target 16.9 of the Sustainable Development Goals, the Committee urges the State party to:

(a) Strengthen efforts to achieve universal registration by, inter alia, addressing administrative obstacles, expanding health facility-based birth registration centres and mobile registration campaigns and raising awareness of the importance of birth registration, paying special attention to refugees and children living in alternative care institutions, nomadic communities and remote areas;

(b) Consider withdrawing its reservation to the Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and ratifying the Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness, and bringing its national legislation into line with those international instruments, including by establishing safeguards to prevent children from being stateless;

(c) Seek technical assistance on measures to ensure registration and prevent statelessness of children from, among others, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and UNICEF. 

Birth registration International Instruments Implementing measures - Other
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Brunei Darussalam

121.220 Continue its efforts to reduce the number of stateless persons, including by reviewing its Nationality Act. 

121.220 Continue its efforts to reduce the number of stateless persons, including by reviewing its Nationality Act. 

Recommending State: South Korea

Recommendation Noted

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

Brunei Darussalam

121.28 Lift its reservations to article 9 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. 

121.28 Lift its reservations to article 9 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. 

Recommending State: Canada

Recommendation Noted

Gender International Instruments
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Brunei Darussalam

121.180 Take the measures necessary to guarantee that women enjoy the same rights as men to transmit nationality to their children and spouses. 

121.180 Take the measures necessary to guarantee that women enjoy the same rights as men to transmit nationality to their children and spouses. 

Recommending State: Argentina

Recommendation Noted

Gender
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Brunei Darussalam

121.30 Withdraw its general reservation to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women and eliminate all discriminatory legal provisions against women, including those relating to marriage and divorce, property, inheritance and transmission of nationality...

121.30 Withdraw its general reservation to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women and eliminate all discriminatory legal provisions against women, including those relating to marriage and divorce, property, inheritance and transmission of nationality to their children. 

Recommending State: Portugal

Recommendation Noted

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

Brunei Darussalam

121.181 Respect the fundamental principle of equality between women and men, in particular by allowing Brunei women to transmit their nationality to their children and by removing reservations to article 9 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.  ...

121.181 Respect the fundamental principle of equality between women and men, in particular by allowing Brunei women to transmit their nationality to their children and by removing reservations to article 9 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. 

Recommending State: France

Recommendation Noted

Gender International Instruments
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Brunei Darussalam

121.26 Ratify the various international conventions on statelessness with a view to regularizing the situation of persons without a nationality. 

121.26 Ratify the various international conventions on statelessness with a view to regularizing the situation of persons without a nationality

Recommending State: Spain

Recommendation Noted

Remedy/Reparation International Instruments
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Brunei Darussalam

121.173 Allow women to enjoy equal rights by conferring citizenship to their children and spouses. 

121.173 Allow women to enjoy equal rights by conferring citizenship to their children and spouses. 

Recommending State: Germany

Recommendation Noted

Gender
Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 3rd

Bhutan

7.63. Enable women to transmit Bhutanese nationality to their children under the same conditions as men.   

7.63. Enable women to transmit Bhutanese nationality to their children under the same conditions as men. 

 

Recommending State: France

Recommendation Noted

Gender