Report on best practices on birth registration for vulnerable and marginalized children


Published:
10 August 2018
Author:
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Presented:
To the HRC at its 39th session, September 2018

Background

This report was prepared by the United Nations High Commisioner for Human Rights in accordance with resolution 34/15 of the Human Rights Council.

Summary

The report details best practices and specific measures to ensure access to birth registration, particularly for those children most at risk, marginalized and living in situations of conflict, poverty, emergency or vulnerability, including children belonging to minority groups, children with disabilities, indigenous children, and children of migrants, asylum seekers, refugees and stateless persons, taking into account the commitment to implement target 16.9 of the Sustainable Development Goals.

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