CRC Concluding Observations: Cape Verde, 2001

Published: 7/Nov/2001
Source: UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

Twenty-eighth session Consideration of Reports Submitted by States Parties Under Article 44 of the Convention

Concluding observations of the Committee on the Rights of the Child: Cape Verde

Birth registration and the right to identity

33. While welcoming the significant progress made by the State party in increasing rates of birth registration, the Committee remains concerned that a large proportion of children are still not registered at birth.

34. The Committee recommends that the State party:
(a) Continue and strengthen its ongoing efforts to raise birth registration levels including through facilitating the birth registration process, raising awareness among parents, increasing resources available to registering authorities and establishing birth registration facilities in hospitals with maternity clinics;
(b) Give particular attention to isolated communities, including those on less populated islands.

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Themes: International standards, Birth Registration
Regions: West Africa, Cabo Verde
Year: 2001