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Emissions Gap Report 2022
By :Damian Carrington, The Guardian
27 October 2022
Climate crisis: UN finds ‘no credible pathway to 1.5°C in place’ Failure to cut carbon emissions means ‘rapid transformation of societies’ is only option to limit impacts, report says     There is “no credible pathway to 1.5°C in place”, the UN’s environment agency has said, and the failure to reduce carbon emissions means
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Rebuilding Ukraine; A "challenge for generations"
By :Lauren Chadwick, euronews
25 October 2022
Rebuilding Ukraine will be a `challenge for generations`, says German chancellor  Ukraine`s reconstruction will be a "challenge for generations" that needs to begin now, the German chancellor said at a conference on rebuilding the war-torn country.   Olaf Scholz was co-hosting an expert conference on Ukraine`s recovery with the European Commission as part
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UN 2023 Water Conference Preparatory Meeting
By :UN
17 October 2022
The Preparatory Meeting to the UN 2023 Water Conference, will be held on the 25 October 2022 at the UN HQ, in New York. The aim is to finalize the themes of the interactive dialogues and other outstanding organizational matters of the UN 2023 Water Conference. Details are available here,
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New: In Pursuit of Climate Change
By :HIC-HLRN
15 October 2022
This latest report from HLRN’s Violation Database (VDB), In Pursuit of Climate Justice, takes a hard look at violations of adequate housing land and other habitat-related human rights in the context of environmental hazards and climate change. Based on VDB entries spanning more than a century, each instance explores the root causes
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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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Housing and Land Rights in South Africa’s UPR
By :HIC side event
23 September 2022
Housing and Land Rights ahead of South Africa’s UPR The upcoming Universal Periodic Review of South Africa and the current Human Rights Council 51st session should focus on the human rights to adequate housing and land rights and protection of their defenders   Date: 30 September 2022 Time: 10:00 - 11:00 In person: Room XXV,
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Human Rights Report on Xinjiang/East Turkestan
By :OHCHR
31 August 2022
UN Human Rights Office issues assessment of human rights concerns in Xinjiang, China      GENEVA—The UN Human Rights Office today issued an assessment of human rights concerns in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.   The assessment was initiated following serious allegations of human rights violations against Uyghurs and other predominantly Muslim communities brought to
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ZA: Killing Land Defenders & Constitutional Order
By :Raymond Suttner, Polity
25 August 2022
Mnguni is part of a broader attack on our constitutional order The murder of Lindokuhle Mnguni, the 24th leader of Abahlali baseMjondolo to be gunned down, has met with indifference on the part of the state and the ANC. Not a word, as before. Violence - primarily against the poor -
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Thousands under Eviction in West Bank
By :Amnesty International
19 July 2022
Israel/OPT: Immediately halt forced eviction of more than 1,000 West Bank residents and stop demolitions of Bedouin homes in the Negev/Naqab The Israeli authorities must immediately halt the forcible eviction of more than 1,000 residents from Masafer Yatta, a Palestinian community in the occupied West Bank, Amnesty International said today, following
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Uganda: 400 HHs Face Forced Eviction in Hoima
By :The Independent
10 July 2022
More than 400 residents in Hoima are on the verge of being forcefully evicted from their ancestral land. The affected residents are from the village of Ngobye in Buraru parish, Buraru sub county.  They are feuding with Neko Isingoma, a prominent businessman in Hoima town over a piece of land measuring
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Documents (74)

Document Title

Publication Date

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

30 November 2022

New: In Pursuit of Climate Change

13 October 2022

World Habitat Day 2022

03 October 2022

Evolving ETOs

16 June 2022

Proposed structure for UN-Habitat Stakeholder Engagement Policy

15 June 2022

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

16 March 2022

Joint Parallel Report to CEDaW

20 January 2022

Joint Parallel Report to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

20 January 2022

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

07 January 2022

Climate Justice

25 November 2021

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

24 October 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

Global Farmers Strike - First Wave

01 February 2021

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

28 January 2021

Bibliography on Israeli Apartheid

28 January 2021

UNSRs Address Israel over Naqab Demolitions

21 December 2020

UNSRs Address Israel over Naqab Demolitions

21 December 2020

تقرير جديد: الأرض وسط الجائحة

11 December 2020

Zimbabwe Technical Workshop Report

08 December 2020

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

05 October 2020

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

05 October 2020

Input to HIC-HLRN World Habitat Day Report 2020

25 September 2020

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

30 July 2020

Statement of the Major Group and Other Stockholders on VNR Libya

16 July 2020

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

29 April 2020

Palestine/ZA: Sharpeville 60 Years on, Apartheid Continues

22 March 2020

Stakeholder Engagement Mechanism for Sustainable Development

09 February 2020

بيان بشأن اختتام الدراسة الأوّلية للحالة في فلسطين، واستصدار قرار بشأن نطاق الاختصاص الإقليمي للمحكمة

20 December 2019

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

05 September 2019

Revue Nationale Volontaire sur les Objectifs de Développement Durable en Mauritanie

13 July 2019

HIC Open Letter to UN Leadership

21 June 2019

Toward a New Stakeholder Compact for the New Urban Agenda

30 May 2019

HIC-proposed CSM for UN Habitat

27 May 2019

Milestones in UN Habitat’s Cooperation with Stakeholders: Forward and Backward

14 May 2019

Charting UN Habitat-Stakeholder Engagement

14 May 2019

Open Letter to UN Habitat Executive Director

14 May 2019

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

02 July 2018

Rapport d’inventaire des biens des communautés locales de Mvuzi 3, Lubuaku, Lundu et Kilengo à Inga

06 June 2018

New York City SDG-reporting press release

01 May 2018

SDG Messages from Arab CSOs

24 April 2018

إعلان دبي بشأن حوكمة الأراضي في الدول العربية

26 February 2018

ميثاق الحق في المدينة: بيروت الكبرى

17 November 2017

Right to the City Charter in Greater Beirut

17 November 2017

Land Forum VI program

25 October 2017

برنامج منتدى الأرض لشرق الأوسط وشمال إفريقيا

25 October 2017

The Walled City of Diyarbakır: Conflict, Dispossession and Destruction Damage Assessment Report

01 August 2017

Human Rights Habitat Observatory

10 July 2017

“Spotlight” on UN High-Level Forum, SDGs

10 July 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

Queer Declaration calling for inclusion in Habitat 3

07 September 2016

Alternativas desde la sociedad civil hacia Hábitat III,

12 August 2016

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

28 June 2016

Livret vert de la Convergence

19 March 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

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

21 September 2015

HIC Comments on Habitat III Issue Papers

31 July 2015

أساسيات الموئل الثالث

16 April 2015

Habitat II Evaluation Criteria

03 March 2015

Gwangju Guiding Principles for a Human Rights City

17 May 2014

إعلان توصيات مؤتمر الفلاحين الدولى - إعلان نياليني

27 February 2007

"Land, Territory and Dignity" Forum Declaration

09 March 2006

الإعلان العربي عن التنمية المستدامة

24 October 2001

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

14 June 1996

إعلان استمبول وجدول أعمال المستوطنات البشرية

14 April 1996

Constructing a New Social Alternative

03 February 1996

إعلان القدس: مشروع ميثاق حركة حقوق السكن الفلسطينية

29 May 1995

HIC Global Policy Declaration

15 June 1989



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