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Republic of the Congo: Whether the occupation of the father and the mother are indicated on birth certificates

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Publication Date 7 June 2010
Citation / Document Symbol COG103477.FE
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Two government sources consulted by the Research Directorate stated that the occupation of the father and the mother are indicated on birth certificates issued in the Republic of the Congo (Republic of the Congo 19 May 2010; ibid. 21 May 2010).

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim for refugee protection. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

References

Republic of the Congo. 21 May 2010. Republic of Congo Embassy in Washington, DC. Telephone interview with a representative.

_____. 19 May 2010. Consulate General of Congo in Toronto. Telephone interview with a consular representative.

Additional Sources Consulted

Oral sources : Attempts to contact the Brazzaville and Point-Claire town halls were unsuccessful.

Internet sites, including: Afrol News, AllAfrica.com, Grioo.com, InfoSud Belgique (InfoSud), Internationale de l'éducation (IE), Organisation internationale de la francophonie (OIF), Réseau des médias francophones (MEDIAF), United Nations (UN) Children's Fund (UNICEF), UN Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN), United States (US) Department of State.

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