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World Habitat Day 2022
By :HIC-HLRN
03 October 2022
On the occasion of World Habitat Day 2022, Habitat International Coalition (HIC) joins Members, allies and development actors to reflect on its journey of more than 45 years since the first Habitat Conference (1976) and common Habitat Agendas. Global activism has been indispensable in developing global consensus and commitments to
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Proposal for a UN Habitat Stakeholder-engagement Mechanism
By :HIC-HLRN
01 September 2022

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Pakistan Floods, Govt. Neglect Charged
By :Shah Meer Baloch The Guardian
17 August 2022
Pakistan floods kill 580 and bring misery to millions Government accused of inaction as downpours leave schools destroyed, homes ruined, crops failing and cholera on the rise  More than 580 people have died and thousands have lost their homes across Pakistan as torrential rains batter the country.   An estimated 1 million have been affected by
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What`s Missing in Green Policies for Durban
By :Richard Meissner, The Conversation
21 April 2022
Green policies are in place for South Africa’s major port city: but a key piece is missing     The floods of April 2022 in the South African city of Durban (eThekwini municipality) placed the spotlight on the management of urban areas and their vulnerability to natural disasters. That homes had been built close to rivers
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India: Hindus Riot, Muslim Homes, Shops Burnt
By :Quratulain Rehbar, Nikkei News
16 April 2022
India violence leaves trail of burned Muslim homes, shops Islamic scholar complains of properties being `selectively razed`   NEW DELHI—A wave of religious communal violence across India coinciding with a Hindu festival has left at least one person dead, dozens injured, numerous Muslim-owned properties destroyed -- and residents bracing for the possibility of
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Why An Indian State Is Razing Muslim Homes
By :Zoya Mateen, BBC News
15 April 2022
Madhya Pradesh: Why an Indian state is demolishing Muslim homes   The people who would destroy his home came early in the morning, remembers 72-year-old Shaikh Mohammad Rafiq.   A soft-drink seller in India`s Madhya Pradesh state, Mr Rafiq and his sons had had a long night. "It`s Ramadan, so our business usually picks
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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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HIC-HLRN Statement on Ukraine War
By :HIC-HLRN
19 March 2022
Habitat International Coalition (HIC) and its Housing and Land Rights Network (HLRN) condemn forced evictions as a gross violation of the human right to adequate housing in every context. In the case of Russian Federation forces’ invasion of the sovereign state of Ukraine, millions of civilians stand as a frontline
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Ukraine Refugees: How Many and Where to?
By :BBC News
05 March 2022
More than one million civilians have fled Ukraine because of the Russian invasion, according to the United Nations (UN).The European Union (EU) says up to four million people may try to leave and that it will welcome refugees with "open arms".Which countries are Ukraine`s refugees fleeing to?Refugees are crossing to
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10 Million Could Flee Ukraine
By :Bart M. J. Szewczyk, Foreign Policy
04 March 2022
There Could Be 10 Million Ukrainians Fleeing Putin’s Bombs Europe has opened its borders to the continent’s biggest exodus of refugees since 1945.   As Ukrainians flee in massive numbers, Europeans have opened their countries and homes with unprecedented speed and generosity. The scale and pace of the Ukrainian refugee exodus—more than 1
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Documents (30)

Document Title

Publication Date

World Habitat Day 2022

03 October 2022

Proposal for a UN Habitat Stakeholder-engagement Mechanism

01 September 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

Climate Justice

25 November 2021

Conflict, Occupation, War amid Global Cease-fire

18 October 2021

Ndola Rural Research Study, 2021

30 August 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

Declarar una moratoria a desalojos en CDMX es una urgencia sanitaria

11 February 2021

Counting on Justice: A Reckoning of Land Rights Violations and Their Consequences toward Reparations for Victims in Yemen

28 January 2021

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

الهدم الذاتي لمساكن الفلسطينيين في القدس: جريمة احتلالية مضاعفة بحق الإنسانية

04 October 2020

الهدم الذاتي لمساكن الفلسطينيين في القدس: جريمة احتلالية مضاعفة بحق الإنسانية

04 October 2020

The Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis on Housing Rights

20 July 2020

Hacia un Mecanismo Institucional para la participación de las Partes Interesadas en la Nueva Gobernanza de ONU Hábitat

12 February 2020

Stakeholder Engagement Mechanism for Sustainable Development

09 February 2020

نحو آلية مؤسسية لتشارك أصحاب المصلحة في حوكمة موئل الأمم المتحدة الجديدة

09 February 2020

Toward an Institutional Mechanism for Stakeholder Engagement in the New UN Habitat Governance

09 February 2020

Vers un Mécanisme Institutionnel d’Engagement des parties prenantes dans la Nouvelle Gouvernance d’ONU Habitat

09 February 2020

الحق في المدينة في بيروت الكبرى: تقييم السياق في ضوء أزمة اللاجئين والنازحين

23 April 2018

Human Rights Habitat Observatory

10 July 2017

HRHO Calendar, 2017-20

26 May 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

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

13 December 1991

Health principles of housing

30 June 1989



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