CMW Concluding Observations: Egypt, 2007
Source: UN Committee on Migrant Workers
34.The Committee regrets that children born in Egypt of migrant workers, whether in regular or irregular situation, are not given a birth certificate by the Egyptian civil registry, in violation of article 29 of the Convention which provides that each child of a migrant worker shall have the right to a name, to registration at birth and to a nationality.
35.The Committee recommends that each child born in Egypt of a migrant worker be ensured the right to a name, to registration at birth and to a nationality in accordance with article 29 of the Convention and to the delivery of a birth certificate by the Egyptian civil registry.
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