Source: UN Committee on the Rights of the Child
Consideration of Reports Submitted by States Parties under Article 44 of the Convention
Concluding observations: Gabon
29. While taking note of the obligation to register officially all births and the process of computerizing these registries, the Committee remains concerned at the large number of children whose birth is not being registered.
30. In the light of article 7 of the Convention, the Committee urges the State party to strengthen its efforts to ensure that all children are registered at birth, including through awareness-raising campaigns, and consider facilitating procedures of birth registration.
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