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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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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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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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Ukraine: New Master Plan for Kharkiv
By :UNECE
06 May 2022
The war has already caused the destruction of infrastructure in many urban areas of Ukraine and will require enormous efforts by the government and international partners to reconstruct following the cessation of hostilities.     In April 2022, the Ministry for Communities and Territories Development developed draft recommendations for plans for rebuilding cities
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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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Green Policies for Durban, but a Key Piece is Missing
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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World Bank Spring Mtgs: Billions for Fossil Fuels
By :Urgewald
18 April 2022
The World Bank Drives Billions into Fossil Fuel Investments   The 2022 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WBG) will take place from Monday, April 18, through Sunday, April 24. Most of the events, including the public events, invitation-only events, civil society organization engagements, and
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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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Jerusalem: Plan to ‘Nationalize’ Church Lands
By :Jacob Magid, Times of Israel
20 February 2022
In 1st,  Israel advancing plan to expand national park onto E. Jerusalem church lands Visiting US lawmakers raise concern with PM about move slated to clear preliminary hurdle next month; church leaders blast plan to ‘nationalize one of Christianity’s holiest sites’     Israeli officials are preparing to advance an unprecedented project to expand
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Documents (25)

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

تحديات التحوّل أخضر في السودان

23 April 2022

Zimbabwe Technical Workshop Report

08 December 2020

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

30 July 2020

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

30 July 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

What Sort of Humanitarian Aid for Western Sahara

19 September 2019

Commission of Inquiry into Post-election Violence

05 December 2018

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

06 June 2018

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

05 September 2017

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

05 September 2017

Human Rights Habitat Observatory

10 July 2017

Budha Ismail Jam et al. v, IFC judgment

27 June 2017

Matrice de Pertes/Outil pour l`évaluation des impacts de l`expulsion

28 August 2016

The Future We Want – The United Nations We Need

16 June 2016

Cadre d’action pour la sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition lors des crises prolongées (CSA-CDA)

15 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

المبادئ الخاصة بإستثمات الارشيدة في الزراعة واانظم الغذئية

18 October 2014

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

12 August 2013

Prequantification Analysis Summary: Muthalath Maspero, Cairo

11 February 2012

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

26 August 2007

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

05 February 2007

Principios básicos y directrices sobre los desalojos y el desplazamiento generados por el desarrollo, A/HRC/4/18

05 February 2007



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