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Pan-Africa

ECA and partners to establish Continent-wide digital identities

Publié: 18/Nov/2018
Source: UN Economic Commission for Africa

Addis Ababa, 18 November 2018 (ECA) – The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the Omidyar Network have announced a partnership to establish legal digital identities in Africa. The partnership, will go towards ECA’s support to the African Union Commission…

Afrique centrale

Statelessness and Citizenship in the East African Community

Publié: 14/Nov/2018
Source: UNHCR

By Bronwen Manby Key findings and recommendations Extent of statelessness It is not possible to establish the number of stateless persons in the Partner States of the East African Community (EAC), but it is clear that there are tens of…

Afrique de l'Est

Statelessness and Citizenship in the East African Community

Publié: 14/Nov/2018
Source: UNHCR

By Bronwen Manby Key findings and recommendations Extent of statelessness It is not possible to establish the number of stateless persons in the Partner States of the East African Community (EAC), but it is clear that there are tens of…

Afrique du Nord

CRC Concluding Observations: Mauritania, 2018

Publié: 11/Oct/2018
Source: UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

CRC/C/MRT/CO/3-5 Extract: Birth registration The Committee welcomes the measures taken to promote birth registration, including reforms of the civil registration system, introduction of biometric registration and expansion of registration centres. However, it remains concerned about the persisting low rate of…

Afrique australe

South Africa: Home Affairs to Discontinue Birth Certificates for Foreign Children

Publié: 14/Nov/2018
Source: Centre for Child Law, Lawyers for Human Rights, the Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town, the UCT Refugee Law Clinic

Joint Press Release The Department of Home Affairs has published its proposed new regulations to the Births and Deaths Registration Act and is calling for the discontinuation of the issuing of birth certificates to foreign children. Where previously all children…

Afrique de l'Ouest

Back from the brink: Tackling statelessness in Sierra Leone

Publié: 13/Nov/2018
Source: Newstalk FM (Dublin)

By Arthur Velker A bar of light falls on the long metal rack against the wall, illuminating a dusty stack of paper archives. A stout figure moves past, eyeing the books with hawk-like precision. ‘Rats,’ he says. ‘They will eat…