Joint Submission to the Human Rights Council at the 40th Session of the Universal Periodic Review: Uganda

Published: 15/Jul/2021
Source: Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion and others

1. International Refugee Rights Initiative, Minority Rights Group, The Uganda Child Rights NGO Network, the International Centre for Transitional Justice, and the Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion make this joint submission to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), on the right to a nationality and human rights challenges pertaining to statelessness in Uganda.


7. This submission focuses on:

I. Ethnic discrimination in nationality law
II. Statelessness and forced migration
III. Birth registration and children’s right to nationality
IV. Digital ID and access to rights


Themes: Acquisition by children, International standards, Discrimination, Ethnic/Racial/Religious, Gender, Birth Registration, Naturalisation and Marriage, ID Documents and Passports, Statelessness
Regions: Uganda
Year: 2021