CRC Concluding Observations: Rwanda, 2020

Published: 28/Feb/2020
Source: UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

Concluding observations on the combined fifth and sixth periodic reports of Rwanda


Birth registration

18. Taking note of target 16.9 of the Sustainable Development Goals, the Committee notes with appreciation the introduction of e-registration in health facilities and recommends that the State party:

(a) Continue its efforts to promote the timely registration of births, including by implementing e-registration in all health facilities and mobile registration campaigns throughout the country and raising awareness among the general public of the new e-registration system and of the importance of birth registration;

(b) Ensure effective coordination between health facilities, civil registrars and notary officers , the digitalization without fees of the registrations of children who were born prior to the availability of e-registration and that all registered children receive birth certificates .


Themes: Acquisition by children, International standards, Birth Registration
Regions: Rwanda
Year: 2020