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Instruments Policy Priority Area 3:  Right to Citizenship and Identity

Objective: All Partner States enhance birth and death registration systems


3.1. Strengthen the Birth and Death Registration Systems in all Partner States

  • Carry out an Assessment of the gaps in Birth and Death Registration Systems, especially in relation to marginalized groups or districts with particularly low birth registration rates.

  • Raise awareness on all Civil registration

  • Establish and strengthen electronic mobile registration systems in the relevant institutions

3.2. Ensure that each child has a nationality

  • Conduct a study on the impact of lack of nationality affecting children the EAC region

  • Establish electronic identity documents for all registered children among all Partner States (2018 – 2019)

  • Develop regional/national action plans that undertake relevant actions under the Global Action Plan

  • Build awareness on safeguards to prevent statelessness among children

  • Build capacity of legal professionals and the justice sector on statelessness, citizenship and nationality issues



 


 


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