Proclamation No. 378/2003 on Ethiopian Nationality

Published: 23/Dec/2003

The 2003 Proclamation repeals and replaces the nationality law of 1930. It establishes a descent-based regime for attribution of citizenship at birth, removing gender discrimination in in relation to transmission of citizenship to children and spouses, and providing for a […]

Gender, Citizenship, and Nationality in the Arab Region

Published: 1/Nov/2003
Source: Gender and Development

By Lina Abou-Habib, in Gender and Development, Vol. 11, No. 3, Citizenship (Nov., 2003), pp. 66-75 (10 pages) Abstract: Conflict, the need to earn a livelihood, and other factors lead to international migration. Statistics on migration to and from Arab […]

CRC Concluding Observations: Madagascar, 2003

Published: 27/Oct/2003
Source: UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

CRC/C/15/Add.218 Birth registration 34. While noting the obligation to officially register all births and the various initiatives that have been taken to increase the number of birth registrations, such as the “judicial ruling operation”, the Committee remains concerned at the […]

State Report of Liberia to the CRC (Excerpt)

Published: 22/Sep/2003
Source: UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

CRC/C/28/Add.21 Consideration of Reports Submitted by States Parties under Article 44 of the Convention Initial reports of States parties due in 1995 Liberia Download excerpt relating to nationality: here (79 kb)

Noncitizen voting rights: A survey of an emerging democratic norm

Published: 29/Aug/2003
Source: American Political Science Association

By David C. Earnest This paper surveys the practice of voting rights for resident aliens in the world today. It shows that although the practice is surprisingly widespread–from Europe to South America, to Australia and New Zealand–the specific institutions that […]

Citizenship of Zimbabwe Act No.23 of 1984 as amended to 2003

Published: 30/Jul/2003

Act 23/1984, as amended by Acts 7/1990 (S. 152(5)), 12/2001, 22/2001, 23/2001, 1/2002, and 12/2003 Amending legislation: Electoral Act No.7 of 1990 Citizenship of Zimbabwe Amendment Act, 2001 (date of commencement:  6th July, 2001). Criminal Penalties Amendment Act, 2002 (date of […]

CRC Concluding Observations: Morocco, 2003

Published: 10/Jul/2003
Source: UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

CRC/C/15/Add.211 Thirty-third session Consideration of Reports Submitted by States Parties under Article 44 of the Convention Concluding observations: Morocco Birth registration 32. The Committee welcomes the new law on birth registration that has been in force since May 2000, but […]

The rights of women married to foreigners

Published: 30/Jun/2003
Source: UN Commission on Human Rights

UN Document E/CN.4/Sub.2/2003/34 Working paper submitted by Mr. Vladimir Kartashkin pursuant to Sub-Commission decision 2002/112 Download file: here

Current treatment of the Banyamulenge

Published: 11/Jun/2003
Source: Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

Response to information request from the Canadian Refugee Board. Download file: here

Constitution of the Republic of Rwanda 2003

Published: 4/Jun/2003

Constitution of the Republic Of Rwanda (O.G. No.Special of 4 June 2003, P.119) and its Amendments of 2nd December 2003 (O.G. No. Special of 2nd December 2003, 2003, P. 11) and 8 December 2005 [further revised in 2015] Article 7 […]

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