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Pakistan: Slum Dwellers Get Leases
By :The Express Tribune
25 January 2022
HYDERABAD:Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said on Tuesday the Katchi Abadi dwellers across Sindh would get ownership rights and assured that a drive to protect the slum areas in the province will be launched from next month. Addressing a lease distribution ceremony in Larkana, the PPP chairman said
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Understanding Human Rights ETOs
By :HIC-HLRN
15 January 2022
The new Routledge Handbook on Extraterritorial Human Rights Obligations has just been published and it is available in open access here. This new handbook compiles lessons and analysis by world experts on the human rights obligations of states beyond their territorial borders. It is designed to give meaning and
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Climate Justice
By :HIC-HLRN
25 November 2021

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HIC Written Statement to UN-Habitat Executive Board
By :Habitat International Coalition
16 November 2021

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Land, Women and Socio-Economic Development in the Arab Region: A Literature Review
By :Joseph Schechla
18 April 2021

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The GLTN Approach to Land
By :GLTN
24 February 2021

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Counting on Justice: A Reckoning of Land Rights Violations and Their Consequences toward Reparations for Victims in Yemen
By :HIC-HLRN
28 January 2021

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Land Times issue 20
By :HIC-HLRN
08 August 2020
HIC’s Housing and Land Rights Network (HIC-HLRN) welcomes you to its 20th issue of Land Times. This milestone edition emphasizes the role of civil society in identifying and remedying housing and land rights problems in the context of a global pandemic. Amid this protracted crisis, events and developments in the Middle
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Barcelona: Social Function of Empty Housing
By :Feargus O`Sullivan, Bloomberg CityLab
16 July 2020
Barcelona’s Latest Affordable Housing Tool: Seize Empty Apartments Fill vacant rental units with tenants or we will take over your properties, the city is warning landlords.   Barcelona is deploying a new weapon in its quest to increase the city’s available rental housing: the power to force the sale of empty properties.    This week, the city’s housing
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USA: Evictions Soon to Hit Black Renters Hardest
By :Renae Merle, The Washington Post
06 July 2020
Evictions are likely to skyrocket this summer as jobs remain scarce. Black renters will be hard hit   Eviction moratoriums and unemployment benefits are expiring, which will have a bigger effect on minority neighborhoods, experts say.     A backlog of eviction cases is beginning to move through the court system as millions of Americans
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Documents (59)

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

Climate Justice

25 November 2021

HIC Written Statement to UN-Habitat Executive Board

16 November 2021

The GLTN Approach to Land

24 February 2021

التعويل على العدالة: ضحايا انتهاكات الأرض ودعم مشروع العدالة الانتقالية لجبر الضرر في اليمن

28 January 2021

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

28 January 2021

Interpreting the Human Right to Land within ICESCR

03 April 2020

Human Rights Habitat Observatory

10 July 2017

الحق في المدينة المفاهيم العامة وتطبيقها على الصعيد المحلي

14 June 2017

Report of fourth “Sanctuary in the City: Beirut” Workshop Beirut

24 May 2017

Report of fourth “Sanctuary in the City: Beirut” Workshop Beirut May 2017

05 May 2017

Habitat III Statement

20 October 2016

Draft outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III), A/CONF.226/4

29 September 2016

Final draft "New Urban Agenda" of 10 September 2016

10 September 2016

Alternativas desde la sociedad civil hacia Hábitat III,

12 August 2016

Draft "New Urban Agenda" of 28 July 2016

28 July 2016

What Papua New Guinea Said

26 July 2016

A Tool for Evaluative Habitat III Reporting: Responding to the Need for Implementation Reports

24 July 2016

HIC response to Habitat III revised zero draft

28 June 2016

HIC @ Habitat III

23 June 2016

Comentarios de HIC a los Documentos Marco sobre Políticas de Hábitat III (resumen)

31 January 2016

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

18 November 2015

Application des décisions prises par la Conférence des Nations Unies sur les établissements humains (Habitat II) et renforcement du Programme des Nations Unies pour les établissements humains (ONU-Hab

17 November 2015

Security of Tenure through the Habitat Agenda, 1976–2016

16 November 2015

Nothing about Us, without Us, Is for Us!

26 October 2015

Reporte National de México para Hábitat III

20 October 2015

HIC Comments on Habitat III Issue Papers

31 July 2015

Principios Básicos de Habitat III

16 April 2015

أساسيات الموئل الثالث

16 April 2015

Habitat II Evaluation Criteria

03 March 2015

HIC response to HRC-AC Local government and human rights questionnaire

15 November 2014

The Right to the City: Cairo

03 November 2014

ETOs and Situations of Conflict, Occupation and War: Applying the Maastricht Principles

11 July 2013

World Social Forum – Tunisia

04 July 2012

Urban Social Forum, Naples, Italy, 3-7 September 2012

04 July 2012

Gwangju Human Rights Charter (Korean Language)

21 May 2012

Mexico City Charter for the Right to the City

01 July 2010

السكن في مصر بين العشوائية والتحضر الرث

22 May 2010

“De Vancouver 1976 a Vancouver 2006: Una revisión critica desde la perspectiva no gubernamental”

01 October 2008

The challenges of the democratic management in Brazil: The right to the city

17 September 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

Namibia: amendments to draft resolution A/C.3/61/L.18/Rev.1 concerning Draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

21 November 2006

Enrique Ortiz Flores, "Hacia una Carta Mundial por el Derecho a la Ciudad"

08 November 2006

Social Production of Housing in Mexico: Its National Importance and Its Economic Impact on Poor Households

30 September 2006

“Tierra y Liberdad: The Social Function Doctrine and Land Reform in Latin America,” Tulane Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 19

15 June 2006

Função social da propriedade: análise histórica

31 August 2005

In Quest of Bhabrekar Nagar

31 December 2001

A Função Social da Propriedade

01 November 2001

Statute of the City (law No. 10257) general guidelines for urban policy and other measures

21 July 2001

Statut de la ville (Loi n° 10257) les directives générales de la politique urbaine 

10 July 2001

El Estatuto da la Ciudad (Lei nº 10.257/01) las directrices generales de la política urb

10 July 2001

A Doutrina da Função Social da Propriedade

01 March 2000

Constructing a New Social Alternative

03 February 1996

NGO Treaty on Urbanisation. Towards Just Democratic and Sustainable Cities, Towns and Villages

16 June 1992

Land. That’s What Habitat Was About

23 June 1976

Declaración de Vancouver

11 June 1976

الملكية وظيفة غجتماعية" (خطاب حبيب بورقيبة)"

17 January 1967



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