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Apply now! ISMUN Human Rights Summer School
By :ISMUN
18 June 2022
Invitation to Apply for Participation We have the pleasure to announce the next session of ISMUN Summer School on Human Rights and Development which will be held in Geneva from 11 to 15 July, 2022. It is organised by the International Youth and Student Movement for the United Nations (ISMUN), an NGO
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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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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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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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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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Urgent Action South Africa: Ayanda Ngila Murdered
By :HIC-HLRN
16 March 2022
HIC-HLRN call for urgent action on the murder of land defender Ayanda Ngila     Housing and Land Rights Network-Habitat International Coalition (HIC-HLRN), with its member organizations across the African continent, the Americas, the Middle East, Europe and Asia, stands in solidarity with those grieving the murder of South African land rights defender
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Ukraine Crisis: Denying Shelter by `Race`
By :Middle East Monitor
03 March 2022
UN slams double standards by West towards refugees   The spokesperson for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Shabia Mantoo, has criticised the double standards applied by some Western countries against refugees.   In a press statement on Tuesday, Mantoo explained that open racist statements by some Western politicians and journalists have caused
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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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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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Ecuador Court: FPIC for Indigenous Groups
By :Catrin Einhorn, The New York Times
04 February 2022
Consistent with the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People, Ecuador’s Supreme Court recognizes indigenous peoples’ right to free, prior and informed consent—Ed.     Ecuador Court Gives Indigenous Groups a Boost in Mining and Drilling Disputes The ruling, which requires the government to seek consent for new projects, could put the
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Documents (53)

Document Title

Publication Date

Conflict, Occupation, War amid Global Cease-fire

18 October 2021

Ndola Rural Research Study, 2021

30 August 2021

Crowborough letter

25 February 2021

Declarar una moratoria a desalojos en CDMX es una urgencia sanitaria

11 February 2021

How Israeli Apartheid Affects the Syrian Golan

28 January 2021

UNSRs Address Israel over Naqab Demolitions

21 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

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

Input to HIC-HLRN World Habitat Day Report 2020

25 September 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

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

30 July 2020

Human Rights Obligations of Local Governments and Local Authorities

31 August 2019

Al-Haq International Law Summer School 2019!

30 April 2019

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

العدالة الانتقالية وحقوق الأرض والسكن في اليمن: محافظة تعز نموذجا

28 February 2018

Recurso de protección Balmaceda Antofamagasta

12 February 2018

Carta a la Presidenta de Chile

12 February 2018

Boston Tenants Fighting Displacement

02 September 2017

Human Rights Habitat Observatory

10 July 2017

“Spotlight” on UN High-Level Forum, SDGs

10 July 2017

تقرير دراسة جبر الضرر في الأراضي اليمنية المنهوبة

28 February 2017

Eviction Impact Assessment Tool

27 August 2016

تقرير الوضع العا لمحافظة تعز ديسمبر 2015

19 January 2016

Nothing about Us, without Us, Is for Us!

26 October 2015

Papel de la administración local en la promoción y protección de los derechos humanos, A/HRC/30/49

07 August 2015

Extraterritorial Human Rights Obligations of Local Government

20 July 2015

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

15 May 2015

Counting the Cost of Forced Eviction: Muthurwa Estates

11 May 2015

Eviction Impact Assessment in Chilla Khadar Village

12 December 2014

The Right to the City: Cairo

03 November 2014

The Right to the City: Jerusalem

26 October 2014

Counting the Cost of Forced Eviction: Kenya

14 August 2014

Eviction Impact Assessment in Chilla Khadar Village

12 December 2012

Prequantification Analysis Summary: Muthalath Maspero, Cairo

11 February 2012

Violence in Lathor Village, Balangir District

24 January 2012

Carta de la Ciudad de México por el Derecho a la Ciudad

01 September 2011

The Cruel Side of Delhi`s Beautification: Illegal Demolition in Baljeet Nagar

30 June 2011

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

La petite Sicile : inventaire avant disparition

01 July 2003

تقرير المقرر الخاص المعني بالسكن اللائق بوصفع عنصراً من عناصر الحق في مستوى معيشي لائق، السيد ميلون كوتهاري، في زيارته إلى الأراضي الفلسطينية المحتلة، زيارة الأرض الفلسطينية المحتلة، E / CN.4 / 2003/5 / ADD.1

17 June 2002

Report of the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, Mr. Miloon Kothari, on his visit to the occupied Palestinian territories, E/CN.4/2003/5/Add.1

17 June 2002

Draft Declaration on Population Transfer and the Implantation of Settlers, E/CN.4/Sub.2/1997/23

27 June 1997

مشروع إعلان عن نقل السكان وغرس المستوطنين، E/CN.4/Sub.2/1997/23

27 June 1997

“Human rights and population transfer,” Final report of the Special Rapporteur, E/CN.4/Sub.2/1997/23

27 June 1997

"حقوق الإنسان ونقل السكان،" التقرير النهائي للمقرر الخاص،E/CN.4/Sub.2/1997/23

27 June 1997

أبعاد حقوق الإنسان اللتي يحتوي عليها نقل السكان، بما في ذلك توطين المستوطنين" تقرير مرحلي أعده السيد عون شوكت الخصاونة، المقرر الخاص، E/CN.4/Sub.2/1994/18

30 June 1994



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