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Green-transition Discourse in MENA
By :Joseph Schechla
24 March 2022
The economic slowdown associated with the COVID-19 pandemic and other simultaneous crises has done little to slow the climate crisis. Preliminary data show global greenhouse gas emissions (GHGE) increased in 2020 while the global average temperature in 2020 was about 1.2°C above pre-industrial level, dangerously close to the 1.5°C limit
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Human Rights Related to Habitat (Land, Housing, Population Transfer, Natural Resources) in Moroccan-occupied Western Sahara
By :WSUSA and HIC-HLRN
16 March 2022

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Brazil: Forest Construction Brings Floods, Destruction
By :Carolina Torres and Leonardo Coelho, NBC News
18 February 2022
PETRÓPOLIS, Brazil — With a gardening tool in hand, Gisela Arcaminate searched through the mud and rubble Wednesday hoping to find her daughter.   Arcaminate along with other volunteers are still searching for people missing after torrential rain caused flooding and mudslides, destroying houses, streets and much of the infrastructure of the
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New Report on Apartheid over Palestine
By :Amnesty International
01 February 2022
Israel’s apartheid against Palestinians: a cruel system of domination and a crime against humanity   Israeli authorities must be held accountable for committing the crime of apartheid against Palestinians, Amnesty International said today in a damning new report. The investigation details how Israel enforces a system of oppression and domination against the
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Joint Submission to the Human Rights Committee on Israel’s Sixth Periodic Review
By :Al-Haq, Addameer, HIC-HLRN, JLAC, CIHRS
31 January 2022

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Starving Displaced Afghans Make Desperate Choices
By :M Mursal and Zahra Nader, The Guardian
23 January 2022
‘I’ve already sold my daughters; now, my kidney’: winter in Afghanistan’s slums Crushing poverty is forcing starving displaced people to make desperate choices     The temperature is dropping to below zero in western Afghanistan and Delaram Rahmati is struggling to find food for her eight children.   Since leaving the family home in the country’s Badghis province
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Entrenching and Maintaining an Apartheid Regime over the Palestinian People as a Whole
By :Al-Haq, HIC-HLRN, CIHRS, Aldameer, Al Mezan
07 January 2022

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Nigeria: Orisunbare Communitiy Calls for Mercy
By :Applaud News
29 November 2021
Orisunbare community call for mercy and reversal of the 10 days eviction notice served by LASG   The Orisunbare community of some 6,000 inhabitants in Lagos State, Nigeria has issued the following appeal to remove the threat of eviction.     The entire community of Orisunbare Areas, through Hon. Comrade Sulaimon Kamaldeen A. (OloreAyo), seeks
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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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UN Special Rapporteur to Consult with CSOs
By :HIC-HLRN/OHCHR
25 March 2021
CSO Consultation with UN Special Rapporteur on Housing Discrimination and Spatial Segregation Public consultation by the Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing with civil society organizations Monday, 12 April 2021, 15:00–16:30 CET Objective The purpose of this public consultation is to collect input and recommendations from Civil Society Organizations in preparation
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Documents (104)

Document Title

Publication Date

Housing and Property Restitution for Refugees and Displaced Persons: Implementing the Pinheiro Principles in the Middle East and North Africa

30 November 2022

Human Rights Related to Habitat (Land, Housing, Population Transfer, Natural Resources) in Moroccan-occupied Western Sahara

16 March 2022

Joint Submission to the Human Rights Committee on Israel’s Sixth Periodic Review

31 January 2022

Entrenching and Maintaining an Apartheid Regime over the Palestinian People as a Whole

07 January 2022

UNSRs Address Israel over Naqab Demolitions

21 December 2020

تقرير جديد: الأرض وسط الجائحة

11 December 2020

Violaciones en el Perú sobre los derechos a la vivienda y a la tierra durante la pandemia

05 October 2020

Violation du droit de logement et de l´habitat en Haïti durant la pandémie de COVID-19

05 October 2020

جائحة من الانتهاكات الإخلاء القسري، وغيره من انتهاكات حقوق الإنسان المرتبطة بالموئل وسط جائحة كوفيد-19

05 October 2020

Customary Practices That Displace Women from Their Habitats

30 August 2020

Incidents of infrastructure development that displace people: Baseline assessment of women’s wealth, wellbeing and habitat including potential losses

30 July 2020

The Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis on Housing Rights

20 July 2020

Interpreting the Human Right to Land within ICESCR

03 April 2020

Integrating the engagement of local governments and stakeholders in UN HABITAT

22 October 2018

HIC’s role in the International Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty: Representing the Urban Constituency

02 July 2018

SDG Land Indicators presentation

27 April 2018

Recurso de protección Balmaceda Antofamagasta

12 February 2018

Human Rights Habitat Observatory

10 July 2017

“Spotlight” on UN High-Level Forum, SDGs

10 July 2017

Gains and Losses of Habitat III

09 July 2017

Budha Ismail Jam et al. v, IFC judgment

27 June 2017

Report of fourth “Sanctuary in the City: Beirut” Workshop Beirut

24 May 2017

Report of fourth “Sanctuary in the City: Beirut” Workshop Beirut May 2017

05 May 2017

Herramienta para la evaluation de impacto de desalojos

28 August 2016

Alternativas desde la sociedad civil hacia Hábitat III,

12 August 2016

What Papua New Guinea Said

26 July 2016

A Tool for Evaluative Habitat III Reporting: Responding to the Need for Implementation Reports

24 July 2016

Restoring Human Rights and Habitat to the Habitat III Process and New Habitat Agenda

19 July 2016

Statement of the Brazilian Civil Society on the New Urban Agenda

31 May 2016

HLRN-India Launches Habitat III Status Report

05 February 2016

Making social regulation of real estate markets an issue at Habitat III

02 February 2016

Comments on Habitat III Policy Paper Frameworks (overview)

31 January 2016

Comentarios de HIC a los Documentos Marco sobre Políticas de Hábitat III (resumen)

31 January 2016

The Global Crisis of Displacement and Evictions: A Housing and Land Rights Response

14 January 2016

Cairo Declaration on Housing, and Sustainable Urban Development

22 December 2015

"Building Climate-resilient Societies," HIC statement to COP21

04 December 2015

Rapport National de contribution du Cameroun à Habitat III

30 November 2015

"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

Security of Tenure through the Habitat Agenda, 1976–2016

16 November 2015

تحويل عالمنا: خطة التنمية المستدامة لعام ٢٠٣٠، A/RES/70/1

21 October 2015

Transformer notre monde : le Programme de développement durable à l’horizon 2030, A/RES/70/1

21 October 2015

Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, A/RES/70/1

21 October 2015

Transformar nuestro mundo: la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible, A/RES/70/1

21 October 2015

Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, A/RES/70/1

21 October 2015

Reporte National de México para Hábitat III

20 October 2015

منهجية لتقارير قطرية للموئل الثالث (مدمجة)

21 September 2015

Le_Messager_14_08_2015

14 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

Herramienta para los Informes Nacionales Paralelos de Hábitat III

03 August 2015

HIC Comments on Habitat III Issue Papers

31 July 2015

Guía para el derecho a la ciudad

21 July 2015

Guide on the Right to the City

21 July 2015

الممارسات العمرانية الموازية في مصر 2015

29 June 2015

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

15 June 2015

Principios Básicos de Habitat III

16 April 2015

أساسيات الموئل الثالث

16 April 2015

El papel de las autoridades locales y otros niveles subnacionales de gobierno, A/HRC/28/62

22 December 2014

Vienna, Menschenrechte in der Stadt: Eine Stadt für Alle

19 December 2014

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

15 November 2014

The Right to the City: Cairo

03 November 2014

The Right to the City: Jerusalem

26 October 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

World Social Forum – Tunisia

04 July 2012

Gwangju Human Rights Charter (English version)

21 May 2012

Prequantification Analysis Summary: Muthalath Maspero, Cairo

11 February 2012

The continuing debate about urban bias: the thesis, its critics, its influence, and its implications for poverty reduction strategies. Progress in Development Studies, 10 (1)

18 July 2010

Mexico City Charter for the Right to the City

01 July 2010

السكن في مصر بين العشوائية والتحضر الرث

22 May 2010

Declaration on Land Issues and Challenges in Africa

03 July 2009

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

24 March 2009

Urban policies and the right to the city: Rights Responsibilities and Citizenship

16 March 2009

“De Vancouver 1976 a Vancouver 2006: Una revisión critica desde la perspectiva no gubernamental”

01 October 2008

Basic Principles and Guidelines on Development-based Evictions and Displacement, A/HRC/4/18

26 August 2007

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

26 August 2007

Principes de base et directives sur les expulsions forcées et les déplacements liés au développement, A/HRC/4/18

26 August 2007

Basic Principles and Guidelines on Development-based Evictions and Displacement, A/HRC/4/18

05 February 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

Enrique Ortiz Flores, "Hacia una Carta Mundial por el Derecho a la Ciudad"

08 November 2006

Social Production of Housing in Mexico: Its National Importance and Its Economic Impact on Poor Households

30 September 2006

Planned Dispossession: Forced Evictions and the 2010 Commonwealth Games

31 December 2005

Rebuilding from the Ruins, Listening to the Voices from Gujarat and Restoring People`s Rights to Housing, Livelihood and Life, A Report on Ethnic Conflict in Gujarat, India

30 January 2003

Rebuilding from the Ruins, Listening to the Voices from Gujarat and Restoring People`s Rights to Housing, Livelihood and Life, A Report on Ethnic Conflict in Gujarat, India

30 January 2003

In Quest of Bhabrekar Nagar

31 December 2001

قانون المدينة: مفاهيم ووسائل جديدة (برازيل)

10 September 2001

Statut de la ville (Loi n° 10257) les directives générales de la politique urbaine 

10 July 2001

El Estatuto da la Ciudad (Lei nº 10.257/01) las directrices generales de la política urb

10 July 2001

Assessing the gains and losses of Istanbul+5

24 June 2001

Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, A/RES/70/1

05 September 2000

“Women’s access, control and tenure of land, property and settlement”

25 July 1998

Istanbul Declaration on Human Settlements and the Habitat Agenda, A/CONF.165/14

14 June 1996

Declaración de Estambul sobre los Asentamientos Humanos y Programa de Hábitat, A/CONF.65/14

14 June 1996

La Déclaration d`Istanbul sur les etablissements humains et le Programme pour l`habitat, A/CONF.65/14

14 June 1996

إعلان استمبول وجدول أعمال المستوطنات البشرية

14 April 1996

Constructing a New Social Alternative

03 February 1996

NGO Treaty on Urbanisation. Towards Just Democratic and Sustainable Cities, Towns and Villages

16 June 1992

Agenda 21

14 June 1992

Land. That’s What Habitat Was About

23 June 1976

Declaración de Vancouver

11 June 1976



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