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Understanding Human Rights ETOs
By :HIC-HLRN
15 January 2022
The new Routledge Handbook on Extraterritorial Human Rights Obligations has just been published and it is available in open access here. This new handbook compiles lessons and analysis by world experts on the human rights obligations of states beyond their territorial borders. It is designed to give meaning and
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UNSRs: “EU, act on Israel criminalizing NGOs”
By :Tovah Lazaroff, The Jerusalem Post
13 December 2021
UN appeals to EU over Israeli Palestinian NGO terror designation Several EU member states have publicly expressed skepticism over the terror designation, but the EU has not taken a more active stance on the matter.   Nine UN human rights special rapporteurs have appealed to the EU to pressure Israel to rescind its
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HIC Written Statement to UN-Habitat Executive Board
By :Habitat International Coalition
16 November 2021

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Decriminalize Palestinian Human Rights CSOs!
By :HIC
10 November 2021
   Solidarity with Palestinian Human Rights Organizations facing Israel’s Criminalization Today, HIC`s Board adopted a statement in solidarity with the six Palestinian human rights organizsations, including HIC Members, that Israel`s Minister of Defense has deemed "terrorist organisations.  The full public statement follows here:   Habitat International Coalition (HIC) strongly condemns Israel`s Minister of
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Conflict, Occupation, War amid Global Cease-fire
By :HIC-HLRN
18 October 2021
HLRN has produced a new publication on the occasion of World Human Rights Habitat Day 2021 and the ensuing month of related activities. The study Conflict, Occupation and War disaggregates data from the HLRN Violation Database to focus on the gross violations of the human rights to adequate housing and
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UNHRC: `Environment is a Human Right`
By :HIC-HLRN
08 October 2021
We can now authoritatively claim the human right to the environment, rather than only tentatively referring to “human rights and the environment,” or “the human rights dimensions of the environment.”   In its recent 48th session, the UN Human Rights Council has adopted milestone resolutions recognizing the human right to a safe
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UNHRC Creates Climate-change SR Mandate
By :HIC-HLRN
08 October 2021
On 8 October, the Human Rights Council created a new mandate for a Special Rapporteur (SR) on the promotion and protection of human rights in the context of climate change. The Council decided to appoint the new SR for a period of three years and requested its subsidiary Advisory Committee
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Palestine: Urgent Appeal to Release Shatha Odeh
By :Submitted by Odeh and Abu Fannouneh Families
11 July 2021
Urgent Appeal for the Release of Ms. Shatha Odeh Abu Fannouneh, Director of the Health Work Committees (HWC)   For the attention of: The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Michele Bachelet Jeria   1. Introduction   Ms. Shatha Odeh Abu Fannouneh (Palestinian I.D. 937893063), a 60-year-old mother of three, was subject to Israel
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Human Rights and Land Event: Friday, 9 June
By :HIC-HLRN
05 July 2021
Draft general comment on Land and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights   Friday 9 July 2021, 13:30 – 16:30 CEST live on Zoom from Villa Moynier, Geneva     The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is now developing a general comment on Land and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. The purpose of this general
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Special Rapporteurs on adequate housing @ 20
By :OHCHR
22 June 2021
Today, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, Balakrishnan Rajagopal, presents his report to the UN Human Rights Council: “20 years Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing – Tacking stock – moving forward”   The report (A/HRC/47/43) highlights key achievements and contributions of the mandate since its establishment
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Documents (110)

Document Title

Publication Date

HIC Written Statement to UN-Habitat Executive Board

16 November 2021

Conflict, Occupation, War amid Global Cease-fire

18 October 2021

Un derecho humano a la tierra

05 August 2021

حق الإنسان في الأرض

18 June 2021

Joint Input to SR on human rights in occupied Palestine

30 April 2021

Land, Women and Socio-Economic Development in the Arab Region: A Literature Review

18 April 2021

SR_Questionnaire-discrimination-housing_AR

07 April 2021

Land as a Human Right

24 February 2021

A Human Right to Land

24 February 2021

الأرض كحق من حقوق الانسان

24 February 2021

Bibliography on Israeli Apartheid

28 January 2021

UNSRs Address Israel over Naqab Demolitions

21 December 2020

Recognizing Israel’s Practice of Apartheid and Reconstituting the UN Centre against Apartheid

16 September 2020

Tools to Remedy Israeli Apartheid: Reconstituting the UN Special Committee against Apartheid and the UN Centre against Apartheid

01 September 2020

What Sort of Humanitarian Aid for Western Sahara

19 September 2019

Israel’s Implementation of Covenant Rights and Obligations Related to Habitat

06 September 2019

Joint Submission to 100th Session of CERD on Israel`s Periodic Report

05 September 2019

UN: Eroding the Human Rights Treaty System

21 June 2019

HIC Open Letter to UN Leadership

21 June 2019

WLH Kampala Workshop Report

14 May 2019

Al-Haq International Law Summer School 2019!

30 April 2019

Israel’s Implementation of Covenant Rights and Obligations Related to Habitat

17 January 2019

Transmission letter to Israel’s Implementation of Covenant Rights and Obligations Related to Habitat

17 January 2019

Joint Submission to the UPR of Yemen

22 November 2018

SDG Land Indicators

01 September 2018

SDG Messages from Arab CSOs

24 April 2018

Maastricht Guidelines on Violations of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

26 January 2018

Land Forum VI program

25 October 2017

Commentary on the High Level Independent Panel`s Report to Assess and Enhance Effectiveness of UN-Habitat (summary)

05 September 2017

Treaty Bodies and Related Institutions: The Centrality of Human Rights Treaty Bodies to the UN Sustainable Development System

21 August 2017

Human Rights Habitat Observatory

10 July 2017

Human rights in cities and other human settlements, A/HRC/35/L.30/Rev.1

23 June 2017

General Comment No. 24 on State Obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the Context of Business Activities

23 June 2017

تقرير المقرر الخاص المعني بمسألة الفقر المدقع وحقوق الإنساان عن زيارته إلى المملكة العربية السعودية، A/HRC/35/26/Add.3

28 April 2017

The Right to Adequate Food Seminar: Promoting accountability of food security actions to the people most affected by food insecurity and malnutrition

24 January 2017

Permanent Mission of Turkey response to UN Special Rapporteurs

20 January 2017

بيان للتحالف الدولي للموئل –شبكة حقوق الأرض والسكن بشأن قرار مجلس الأمن رقم 2334

28 December 2016

General recommendation No. 34 (2016) on the rights of rural women

07 March 2016

"Key Issues and Recommendations," Housing in the City We Need UTC

18 November 2015

Application des décisions prises par la Conférence des Nations Unies sur les établissements humains (Habitat II) et renforcement du Programme des Nations Unies pour les établissements humains (ONU-Hab

17 November 2015

Security of Tenure through the Habitat Agenda, 1976–2016

16 November 2015

Reporte National de México para Hábitat III

20 October 2015

Framework for Action for Food Security and Nutrition in Protracted Crises

15 October 2015

Stakeholder Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of the Republic of Sudan

21 September 2015

HIC-HLRN and A.S.I.A. Report on Italy

27 August 2015

“The role of local government in the promotion and protection of human rights,” A/HRC/30/49

07 August 2015

Papel de la administración local en la promoción y protección de los derechos humanos, A/HRC/30/49

07 August 2015

دور الحكومة المحلية في تعزيز وحماية حقوق الإنسان - التقرير النهائي للجنة الاستشارية لمجلس حقوق الإنسان، A/HRC/30/49

07 August 2015

تقرير المقرر الخاص بالسكن اللائق كعنصر من عناصر الحق في مستوى معيشي مناسب وبالحق في عدم التمييز في هذا السياق، A/70/270

04 August 2015

Rapport de la Rapporteuse spéciale sur le logement convenable en tant qu’élément du droit à un niveau

04 August 2015

Report of the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context, A/70/270

04 August 2015

HIC Comments on Habitat III Issue Papers

31 July 2015

HIC Comments to the HRC-AC Local government and human rights draft report

15 June 2015

Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review: Turkey, A/HRC/29/15

13 April 2015

الخطوط التوجيهية الطوعية لضمان الاستدامة لمصائد الأسماك صغيرة النطاق في سياق الأمن الغذائي والقضاء على الفقر

03 March 2015

HIC response to HRC-AC Local government and human rights questionnaire

15 November 2014

تقرير المقررة الخاصة المعنية بحق الإنسان في الحصول على مياه الشرب المأمونة وخدمات الصرف الصحي: البعثة إلى الأردن

05 August 2014

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation: Mission to Jordan

05 August 2014

Stakeholder Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of the Kingdom of Spain

15 June 2014

Report of the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context, A/HRC/25/54

30 December 2013

ETOs and Situations of Conflict, Occupation and War: Applying the Maastricht Principles

11 July 2013

Report of the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context, Raquel Rolnik, Mission to Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory, A/HRC/22/4

24 December 2012

Systematic Housing and Land Rights Violations against Syrian Kurds

17 March 2011

Report of SR related to access to safe drinking water and sanitation Mission to Egypt July 2010

05 July 2010

Mexico City Charter for the Right to the City

01 July 2010

السكن في مصر بين العشوائية والتحضر الرث

22 May 2010

مبادئ توجيهيـة بشأن الوثائق المتعلقة بمعاهدة محددة التي ينبغي أن تقدمها الدول الأطراف

24 March 2009

Guidelines on Treaty-Specific Documents to be Submitted by States Parties, E/C.12/2008/2

24 March 2009

Report on Indicators for Monitoring Compliance with International Human Rights Instruments, HRI/MC/2008/3

06 June 2008

Principios Básicos y Directrices sobre los Desalojos y el Desplazamiento Generados por el Desarrollo, A/HRC/4/18

26 August 2007

Namibia: amendments to draft resolution A/C.3/61/L.18/Rev.1 concerning Draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

21 November 2006

Report on Indicators for Monitoring Compliance with International Human Rights Instruments, HRI/MC/2006/7

11 May 2006

قضايا جوهرية ناشئة عن تنفيذ العهد الدولي الخاص بالحقوق الاقتصادية والاجتماعية والثقافية، التعليق العام رقم 16

11 August 2005

Housing and property restitution in the context of the return of refugees and internally displaced persons, E/CN.4/Sub.2/2005/17

28 June 2005

Principios sobre la restitución de las viviendas y el patrimonio de los refugiados y las personas desplazadas, E/CN.4/Sub.2/2005/17

28 June 2005

رد المساكن والممتلكات في سياق عودة اللاجئين والمشردين داخلياً "المبادئ المتعلقة برد المساكن والممتلكات إلى اللاجئين والمشردين، E/CN.4/Sub.2/2005/17

28 June 2005

Principes concernant la restitution des logements et des biens dans le cadre du retour des réfugiés et autres personnes déplacées, E/CN.4/Sub.2/2005/17

28 June 2005

Informe sobre el Pacto Internacional de los Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales –PIDESC

14 November 2004

Prohibición de los desalojos forzosos, E/CN.4/RES/2004/28

16 April 2004

Prohibition of forced evictions, 2004/28

16 April 2004

Interdiction des expulsions forcées, E/CN.4/RES/2004/28

16 April 2004

حظر الإخلاء القسري، 2004/28

16 April 2004

Interdiction des expulsions forcées, E/CN.4/RES/28

16 April 2004

Prohibition of forced evictions, E/CN.4/RES/2004/28

16 April 2004

Institutionalized Discrimination against Palestinians in Lebanon

01 March 2004

General Comment No. 15 (2002), The right to water

20 January 2003

تقرير المقرر الخاص المعني بالسكن اللائق بوصفع عنصراً من عناصر الحق في مستوى معيشي لائق، السيد ميلون كوتهاري، في زيارته إلى الأراضي الفلسطينية المحتلة، زيارة الأرض الفلسطينية المحتلة، E / CN.4 / 2003/5 / ADD.1

17 June 2002

Report of the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, Mr. Miloon Kothari, on his visit to the occupied Palestinian territories, E/CN.4/2003/5/Add.1

17 June 2002

In Quest of Bhabrekar Nagar

31 December 2001

Assessing the gains and losses of Istanbul+5

24 June 2001

"Back to the Future," statement before the General Assembly Special Session Habitat II+5 Review

07 April 2001

“Study on treaties, agreements and other constructive arrangements between States and indigenous populations,” Final report by the Special Rapporteur, E/CN.4/Sub.2/1999/20

22 June 1999

”دراسة في المعاهدات والاتفاقات وغيرها من الترتيبات البنّاءة بين الدول والسكان الشعوب الأصلية،" تقرير نهائي مقدم من المقرر الخاص، E/CN.4/Sub.2/1999/20

22 June 1999

مشروع إعلان عن نقل السكان وغرس المستوطنين، E/CN.4/Sub.2/1997/23

27 June 1997

“Human rights and population transfer,” Final report of the Special Rapporteur, E/CN.4/Sub.2/1997/23

27 June 1997

"حقوق الإنسان ونقل السكان،" التقرير النهائي للمقرر الخاص،E/CN.4/Sub.2/1997/23

27 June 1997

Comité de los Derechos Economics, Sociales y Culturales, Observación general Nº 7, El derecho a una vivienda adecuada: "los desalojos forzosos"

20 May 1997

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, General Comment No. 7, The right to housing: "forced evictions"

20 May 1997

Observación general Nº 7, El derecho a una vivienda adecuada: Los desalojos forzosos

20 May 1997

The human rights dimensions of population transfer, including the implantation of settlers, E/CN.4/Sub.2/1994/18

30 June 1994

أبعاد حقوق الإنسان اللتي يحتوي عليها نقل السكان، بما في ذلك توطين المستوطنين" تقرير مرحلي أعده السيد عون شوكت الخصاونة، المقرر الخاص، E/CN.4/Sub.2/1994/18

30 June 1994

The human rights dimensions of population transfer, including the implantation of settlers, E/CN.4/Sub.2/1993/17

06 July 1993

The human rights dimensions of population transfer, including the implantation of settlers, E/CN.4/Sub.2/1993/17

06 July 1993

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, General Comment No. 4 "The right to housing"

13 December 1991

Comité de los derechos economicos, sociales y culturales, Observación general Nº 4, El derecho a una vivienda adecuada

13 December 1991

Comité des droits économiques, sociales et culturelles, "Le droit à un logement suffisant," Observation générale no 4

13 December 1991

الاتفاقية رقم 169 بشأن الشعوب الأصلية والقبلية في البلدان المستقلة

27 June 1989

Realization of the right to adequate housing, A/RES/42/146

07 December 1987

Limburg Principles on the Implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

06 June 1986

Letter of the State Department Legal Advisor, Mr. Herbert J. Hansell, Concerning the Legality of Israeli Settlements in the Occupied Territories

21 April 1978



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