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12 May 2022
UNHCR and Civil Registration Activities
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The ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and the Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) in cooperation with UNHCR, is working on the implementation of the recommendations of the ACWC study on "Legal Identity of All Women and Children in ASEAN: A Regional Synthesis" in Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam. Activities in this context include capacity building elements. Currently, UNHCR also supports the governments’ ongoing efforts  in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan to follow up on their 2019 pledges to ensure birth registration for the prevention of statelessness. In Thailand, Viet Nam and Pakistan, UNHCR supports governments with the conclusion of and the follow up to the  "Bali Process Civil Registration Assessment Toolkit Pilot Projects".

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