Birth registration and the right of everyone to recognition everywhere as a person before the law

Published: 23/Mar/2015
Source: UN Human Rights Council

Resolution of the UN Human Rights Council Twenty-eighth session, A/HRC/28/L.23

2. “Reminds States of their obligation to register births without discrimination of any kind and irrespective of the status of the parents of the child, and also reminds States that birth registration should take place immediately after birth, and that late birth registration should be limited to those cases that would otherwise result in a lack of registration.”

Download here: A_HRC_28_L23

Themes: International standards, Identity Documents, Birth Registration, Statelessness
Regions: International
Year: 2015