In Iran, in November of 2019, the first Iranian identity card was issued for a child born to an Iranian mother and a foreign father. The news follows an October announcement by the Guardian Council to ratify a bill amending the law on conferring citizenship on children born to an Iranian mother and a foreign father regardless of where they are born.
Launch of Getting Every One in the Picture - a snapshot of progress midway through the Asian and Pacific Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Decade
In preparation of the Second Ministerial Conference on CRVS in Asia and the Pacific to be held from 16 to 19 November 2021, ESCAP has prepared a report on the situation of CRVS systems in the region. By celebrating the progresses and highlighting the challenges remaining to achieving universal registration systems, the report aims at shaping the priorities for the second half of the Decade.
The report will be launched on 28 June.Read More