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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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Proposal for a UN Habitat Stakeholder-engagement Mechanism
By :HIC-HLRN
01 September 2022

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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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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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South Africa: Lindokuhle Mnguni Assassinated
By :Abahlali baseMjondolo
20 August 2022
Press statement   In the early hours of this morning Lindokuhle Mnguni, the chairperson of the eKhenana Commune and the Youth League, was assassinated at the Commune.   Mnguni was a powerful intellectual with a mind like a razor. He was a young man with real vision and commitment, a brave man whose will
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Pakistan Floods, Govt. Neglect Charged
By :Shah Meer Baloch The Guardian
17 August 2022
Pakistan floods kill 580 and bring misery to millions Government accused of inaction as downpours leave schools destroyed, homes ruined, crops failing and cholera on the rise  More than 580 people have died and thousands have lost their homes across Pakistan as torrential rains batter the country.   An estimated 1 million have been affected by
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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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Africities9 CSO statement on social justice
By :Africities9 CSO Forum
20 May 2022

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Africities9 CSO statement on affordable housing
By :Africities9 CSO Forum
20 May 2022

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India: Hindus Riot, Muslim Homes, Shops Burnt
By :Quratulain Rehbar, Nikkei News
16 April 2022
India violence leaves trail of burned Muslim homes, shops Islamic scholar complains of properties being `selectively razed`   NEW DELHI—A wave of religious communal violence across India coinciding with a Hindu festival has left at least one person dead, dozens injured, numerous Muslim-owned properties destroyed -- and residents bracing for the possibility of
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Documents (131)

Document Title

Publication Date

Proposal for a UN Habitat Stakeholder-engagement Mechanism

01 September 2022

Africities9 CSO statement on social justice

20 May 2022

Africities9 CSO statement on affordable housing

20 May 2022

Joint Submission to the Human Rights Committee on Israel’s Sixth Periodic Review

31 January 2022

Ndola Rural Research Study, 2021

30 August 2021

Un derecho humano a la tierra

05 August 2021

حق الإنسان في الأرض

18 June 2021

Declarar una moratoria a desalojos en CDMX es una urgencia sanitaria

11 February 2021

Global Farmers Strike - First Wave

01 February 2021

تقرير جديد: الأرض وسط الجائحة

11 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

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

The Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis on Housing Rights

20 July 2020

Hacia un Mecanismo Institucional para la participación de las Partes Interesadas en la Nueva Gobernanza de ONU Hábitat

12 February 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

Toward an Institutional Mechanism for Stakeholder Engagement in the New UN Habitat Governance

09 February 2020

Vers un Mécanisme Institutionnel d’Engagement des parties prenantes dans la Nouvelle Gouvernance d’ONU Habitat

09 February 2020

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

17 January 2019

Commission of Inquiry into Post-election Violence

05 December 2018

Integrating the engagement of local governments and stakeholders in UN HABITAT

22 October 2018

SDG Land Indicators

01 September 2018

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

06 June 2018

العدالة الانتقالية وحقوق الأرض والسكن في اليمن: محافظة تعز نموذجا

28 February 2018

Carta a la Presidenta de Chile

12 February 2018

Recurso de protección Balmaceda Antofamagasta

12 February 2018

Maastricht Guidelines on Violations of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

26 January 2018

Human Rights Habitat Observatory

10 July 2017

“Spotlight” on UN High-Level Forum, SDGs

10 July 2017

Gains and Losses of Habitat III

09 July 2017

Budha Ismail Jam et al. v, IFC judgment

27 June 2017

تقرير المقرر الخاص المعني بمسألة الفقر المدقع وحقوق الإنساان عن زيارته إلى المملكة العربية السعودية، A/HRC/35/26/Add.3

28 April 2017

Report of the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights on his mission to Saudi Arabia, A/HRC/35/26/Add.3

28 April 2017

NAHT recommendations for the FY 2018 CPC Peoples Budget

20 February 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

Housing for All? Evictions in India, 2015–16

22 December 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

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

24 July 2016

Habitat II Commitments on Safety and Security

21 July 2016

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

19 July 2016

HIC @ Habitat III

23 June 2016

Statement of the Brazilian Civil Society on the New Urban Agenda

31 May 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

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

Nothing about Us, without Us, Is for Us!

26 October 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

Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, A/RES/70/1

21 October 2015

Private interest closing social space? A critical analysis of Lebanon`s real-estate sector

01 September 2015

Transforming the historical link between agricultural policy and inequality in Lebanon

01 September 2015

HIC-HLRN and A.S.I.A. Report on Italy

27 August 2015

Le_Messager_14_08_2015

14 August 2015

“The role of local government in the promotion and protection of human rights,” A/HRC/30/49

07 August 2015

دور الحكومة المحلية في تعزيز وحماية حقوق الإنسان - التقرير النهائي للجنة الاستشارية لمجلس حقوق الإنسان، A/HRC/30/49

07 August 2015

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

04 August 2015

Report of the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context, A/70/270

04 August 2015

تقرير المقرر الخاص بالسكن اللائق كعنصر من عناصر الحق في مستوى معيشي مناسب وبالحق في عدم التمييز في هذا السياق، A/70/270

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

دليل للحق في المدينة

21 July 2015

Guide on the Right to the City

21 July 2015

National Habitat III Parallel-reporting Tool

20 July 2015

HIC Comments to the HRC-AC Local government and human rights draft report

15 June 2015

Counting the Cost of Forced Eviction: Muthurwa Estates

11 May 2015

Habitat II Evaluation Criteria

03 March 2015

Le rôle de l’échelon local et des autres échelons infranationaux d’administration en matière de droit à un logement convenable, A/HRC/28/62

22 December 2014

Vienna, Menschenrechte in der Stadt: Eine Stadt für Alle

19 December 2014

Vienna, “Menschenrechte in der Stadt: Eine Stadt für Alle (English version)

19 December 2014

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

15 November 2014

The Right to the City: Cairo

03 November 2014

Counting the Cost of Forced Eviction: Kenya

14 August 2014

Use of the HLRN “Eviction Impact Assessment” Tool in a Post-disaster Situation: An assessment of the loss of property resulting from floods in Bainsiria Village, Bari Block, Jajpur District, Odisha

14 July 2014

Stakeholder Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of the Kingdom of Spain

15 June 2014

Report of the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context, A/HRC/25/54

30 December 2013

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

11 July 2013

The promotion of human rights of the urban poor: strategies and best practices

31 December 2012

World Social Forum – Tunisia

04 July 2012

Promotion of Human Rights of the Urban Poor: Strategies and Best Practices, A/HRC/AC/9/3

29 May 2012

Gwangju Human Rights Charter (English version)

21 May 2012

Prequantification Analysis Summary: Muthalath Maspero, Cairo

11 February 2012

Sanctuary in the city_ Urban displacement and vulnerability in Damascus A desk study

15 December 2011

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

30 June 2011

Gwangju Declaration on Human Right City

17 May 2011

Mexico City Charter for the Right to the City

01 July 2010

السكن في مصر بين العشوائية والتحضر الرث

22 May 2010

مبادئ توجيهيـة بشأن الوثائق المتعلقة بمعاهدة محددة التي ينبغي أن تقدمها الدول الأطراف

24 March 2009

Guidelines on Treaty-Specific Documents to be Submitted by States Parties, E/C.12/2008/2

24 March 2009

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

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

Planned Dispossession: Forced Evictions and the 2010 Commonwealth Games

31 December 2005

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

Informe sobre el Pacto Internacional de los Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales –PIDESC

14 November 2004

Institutionalized Discrimination against Palestinians in Lebanon

01 March 2004

Informe sobre el Pacto Internacional de los Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales – PIDESC

14 November 2003

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Dominican Republic (Executive Summary)

14 November 2003

In Quest of Bhabrekar Nagar

31 December 2001

قانون المدينة: مفاهيم ووسائل جديدة (برازيل)

10 September 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

Gender and the Habitat Agenda: Engendering Our Human Settlements

01 April 1999

Cities and Homes for All: The Habitat Agenda

30 June 1996

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

La Déclaration d`Istanbul sur les etablissements humains et le Programme pour l`habitat, A/CONF.65/14

14 June 1996

إعلان استمبول وجدول أعمال المستوطنات البشرية

14 April 1996

Constructing a New Social Alternative

03 February 1996

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

16 June 1992

Comité des droits économiques, sociales et culturelles, "Le droit à un logement suffisant," Observation générale no 4

13 December 1991

Health principles of housing

30 June 1989

Limburg Principles on the Implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

06 June 1986

Declaración de Vancouver

11 June 1976

Henri Lefebvre, “Le droit à la ville,” L`Homme et la société, Vol. 6, No. 1 (1967)

01 June 1967

Miriam Gould, "Profits and the Housing Crisis: Conflicting Interests of Banks, Industry and Real Estate"

01 March 1946

Miriam Gould, "Profits and the Housing Crisis: Conflicting Interests of Banks, Industry and Real Estate"

01 March 1946



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