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Protest against TotalEnergies Displacements
By :Julius Barigaba The East African
25 September 2022
TotalEnergies walks a tightrope as fresh hurdles threaten to delay pipeline project     International oil major TotalEnergies will on October 10 answer to charges of environmental and human rights abuse before the European Union parliament in Brussels in a new threat to the actualisation of its East African Crude Oil Pipeline (Eacop)
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Bengaluru Flood “tyranny of small decisions”
By :Aishwarya Iyer, Scroll.in
06 September 2022
‘Bengaluru’s flood devastation is the tyranny of small decisions’: Water expert Vishwanath S The waterlogging has not been caused by the heavy rain but by bad planning, he says.     On Tuesday morning, Gaurav Munjal, the chief executive officer of education-technology firm Unacademy tweeted a video of his family and pet dog leaving their Bengaluru
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Pakistan: Mixed Mitigation Governance Record
27 August 2022
Not all local governments have prepared for, or responded to monsoon flooding equally. After the devastating 2010 floods, authorities in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa have taken some measures to alleviate the affects of current floods, but not all local spheres of government have performed as well. Corruption, poor planning and disregard for building
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"HR, Environmental Law Must Govern Business"
By :David Boyd, OHCHR
04 July 2022
Human rights and environmental due diligence laws crucial to combat irresponsible business activities – UN expert   Press release   GENEVA—Rampant deforestation, chemical and plastic production, fossil fuel exploitation and other large-scale extractive activities by business entities are harming people and the planet, a UN expert said today, introducing a blueprint for laws to
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Brazil: Heavy Rain and Landslides Leave 44 Dead
By :Deutsche Welle
29 May 2022
Researchers say heavy rains and flooding in Brazil are exacerbated by climate change   The catastrophic weather has forced dozens to flee their homes in Brazil`s northeastern Pernambuco state. A red alert has been issued in the city of Recife for Sunday as well.      Heavy rains in Brazil`s northeastern Pernambuco state have left at least
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Letter to UN:`Sustainable Development Delusions`
By :Initiative for Leadership and Sustainability (IFLAS), www.scholarswarning.net
23 May 2022
People will suffer more if professionals delude themselves about sustainable development – Letter to UN   At the start of a United Nations summit on reducing the risks and impacts of disasters around the world and on the eve of the Stockholm+50 Conference, 100 scholars from 17 countries are stating publicly that
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Earth Day Workshop: Green Transition in Sudan
24 April 2022
The challenges of the green transition in Sudan Who should fill the gap and how? Public workshop on the occasion of Earth Day 2022, in cooperation between Housing and Land Rights Network – Habitat International Coalition and GoGreen Sudan. Sudan is going through difficult transitional conditions,
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Rest in Peace and Power, Khadija Catherine Razavi
By :CENESTA
16 April 2022
With a broken heart and extreme sadness, we have to inform you all that our beloved Chair of the Board, Khadija Catherine Razavi, passed away on Saturday, 16 April 2022. Catherine was an outspoken, strong, and unwavering voice for the non-human environment and an essential advocate for the continuous existence
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IPCC: ‘Now or Never’ to Avoid Climate Disaster
By :Aljazeera
04 April 2022
Climate scientists from 195 countries have warned that actions to avoid climate catastrophe have been too little and too late. This failure is the subject of two reports from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) over the past eight month. A new, third report presents what we can
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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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Documents (107)

Document Title

Publication Date

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

Climate Justice

25 November 2021

Conflict, Occupation, War amid Global Cease-fire

18 October 2021

Un derecho humano a la tierra

05 August 2021

Deconstructing Israel`s Housing and Land Apartheid

31 May 2021

A Human Right to Land

24 February 2021

How Israeli Apartheid Affects the Syrian Golan

28 January 2021

تقرير جديد: الأرض وسط الجائحة

11 December 2020

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

16 September 2020

International sources on the concept and criteria of “landlessness”

05 July 2020

Arguments Raised in Amici Curiae Submissions in the Situation in the State of Palestine before the International Criminal Court

29 April 2020

Interpreting the Human Right to Land within ICESCR

03 April 2020

Statement on the conclusion of the preliminary examination of the Situation in Palestine, and seeking a ruling on the scope of the Court’s territorial jurisdiction

20 December 2019

Land Inequality Framing Document

30 October 2019

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

06 September 2019

Revue Nationale Volontaire sur les Objectifs de Développement Durable en Mauritanie

13 July 2019

Toward a New Stakeholder Compact for the New Urban Agenda

30 May 2019

Al-Haq International Law Summer School 2019!

30 April 2019

Situation in the State of Palestine, ICC-01/18

30 April 2019

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

02 July 2018

"No hunger on earth as of today"

21 February 2018

Right to the City Charter in Greater Beirut

17 November 2017

Final Report of the Sixth Session of the Land Forum in MENA

30 October 2017

برنامج منتدى الأرض لشرق الأوسط وشمال إفريقيا

25 October 2017

Human Rights Habitat Observatory

10 July 2017

“Spotlight” on UN High-Level Forum, SDGs

10 July 2017

ชุมชนกะเหรี่ยงในพม่ำยื่นคำร้องเรียนต

19 June 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

المياه في المنطقة العربية ... من الملك العام للخصخصة

23 January 2017

The Impact of the Daryan Dam on the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

28 October 2016

Queer Declaration calling for inclusion in Habitat 3

07 September 2016

What Papua New Guinea Said

26 July 2016

Habitat II Commitments on Rural Habitat

21 July 2016

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

19 July 2016

HIC response to Habitat III revised zero draft

28 June 2016

Commentarios de la HIC sobre el borrador cero revisado del Habitat III

28 June 2016

CFS Recommendations on Connecting Smallholders to Markets

09 June 2016

Déclaration Finale, Atelier de formation des Communautés Locales d’Inga sur La Quantification des conséquences du déplacement

29 April 2016

Livret vert de la Convergence

19 March 2016

Livret vert de la Convergence des luttes pour la terre et l`eau

19 March 2016

التوصية العامة رقم 34 بشأن حقوق المرأة الريفية

07 March 2016

HLRN-India Launches Habitat III Status Report

05 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 Paris Agreement, FCCC/CP/2015/L.9/Rev.1

12 December 2015

اتفاق باريس، FCCC/CP/2015/L.9/Rev.1

12 December 2015

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

18 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

تحويل عالمنا: خطة التنمية المستدامة لعام 2030 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

Marco de Acción para la Seguridad Alimentaria y la Nutrición durante Crisis Prolongadas (marco de acción del CSA)

15 October 2015

إطار العمل بشأن الأمن الغذائي والتغذية في الأزمات الممتدة

15 October 2015

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

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

National Habitat III Parallel-reporting Tool

20 July 2015

The Third Airport Project vis-à-vis Life, Nature, Environment, People and Law

15 May 2015

Principios Básicos de Habitat III

16 April 2015

إتفاق حول إعلان مبادئ حول سد النهضة الإثيوبي العظيم

23 March 2015

Habitat II Evaluation Criteria

03 March 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

المبادئ الخاصة بإستثمات الارشيدة في الزراعة واانظم الغذئية

18 October 2014

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

05 August 2014

Concept Paper for a FAO Inventory of Legal Norms Applied to Protracted Crises

12 August 2013

Gwangju Human Rights Charter (English version)

21 May 2012

Framework and Guidelines on Land Policy in Africa

01 September 2010

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

Water as a Human Right for the Middle East and North Africa

15 June 2008

United Nations Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples

02 October 2007

إعلان الأمم المتحدة بشأن حقوق الشعوب الأصلية

02 October 2007

Declaración de las Naciones Unidas sobre los derechos de los pueblos indígenas

02 October 2007

إعلان توصيات مؤتمر الفلاحين الدولى - إعلان نياليني

27 February 2007

إدارة المياه العابرة للحدود

15 June 2006

The European Charter for Equality of Women and Men in Local Life

16 May 2006

"Land, Territory and Dignity" Forum Declaration

09 March 2006

Montréal Charter of Rights and Responsibilities (Arabic version)

20 June 2005

Montréal Charter of Rights and Responsibilities (English version)

20 June 2005

Montréal Charter of Rights and Responsibilities (French version)

20 June 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

Arab Declaration on Sustainable Development

24 October 2001

المسؤلية الدولية عن النتائج الضارة الناجمة عن أفعال لا يحظرها القانون الدولي (منع الضرر العابر للحدود الناجم عن أنشطة الخانرة)

10 August 2001

The Investment Encouragement Act 1999 (Amended 2007)

22 July 1999

“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

Convention on the Law of the Non-navigational Uses of International Watercourses, New York, 21 May 1997.

21 May 1997

اتفاقية قانون استخدام المجاري المائية الدولية في الأغراض غير الملاحية

21 May 1997

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

إعلان استمبول وجدول أعمال المستوطنات البشرية

14 April 1996

Constructing a New Social Alternative

03 February 1996

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa.

14 October 1994

اتفاقية الأمم المتحدة لمكافحة التصحر في البلدان التي تعاني من الجفاف الشديد و /أو من التصحر، وبخاصة في إفريقيا

14 October 1994

"إعلان ريو بشأن البيئة والتنمية"، "جدول أعمال القرن 21،" تقرير الأمم المتحدة المعني بالبيئة والتنمية، A / CONF.151 / 26 (المجلد الأول)

12 August 1992

Agenda 21

14 June 1992

لجنة الحقوق الاقتصادية و الاجتماعية و الثقافية، التعليق العام رقم 4 "الحق في السكن"

13 December 1991

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

13 December 1991

الاتفاقية رقم 169 بشأن الشعوب الأصلية والقبلية في البلدان المستقلة

27 June 1989

Convention and Statute on the Régime of Navigable Waterways of International Concern

17 March 1921

Convention and Statute on the Régime of Navigable Waterways of International Concern

17 March 1921



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