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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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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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IPCC: ‘Now or Never’ to Avoid Climate Disaster
By :Aljazeera
04 April 2022
Climate scientists from 195 countries have warned that actions to avoid climate catastrophe have been too little and too late. This failure is the subject of two reports from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) over the past eight month. A new, third report presents what we can
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HIC-HLRN Statement on Ukraine War
By :HIC-HLRN
19 March 2022
Habitat International Coalition (HIC) and its Housing and Land Rights Network (HLRN) condemn forced evictions as a gross violation of the human right to adequate housing in every context. In the case of Russian Federation forces’ invasion of the sovereign state of Ukraine, millions of civilians stand as a frontline
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Human Rights Related to Habitat (Land, Housing, Population Transfer, Natural Resources) in Moroccan-occupied Western Sahara
By :WSUSA and HIC-HLRN
16 March 2022

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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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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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Entrenching and Maintaining an Apartheid Regime over the Palestinian People as a Whole
By :Al-Haq, HIC-HLRN, CIHRS, Aldameer, Al Mezan
07 January 2022

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Documents (32)

Document Title

Publication Date

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

16 March 2022

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

07 January 2022

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

Sudan’s Deep State: How Insiders Violently Privatized Sudan’s Wealth, and How to Respond

13 July 2020

Revue Nationale Volontaire sur les Objectifs de Développement Durable en Mauritanie

13 July 2019

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

06 June 2018

الحق في المدينة في بيروت الكبرى: تقييم السياق في ضوء أزمة اللاجئين والنازحين

23 April 2018

Human Rights Habitat Observatory

10 July 2017

“Spotlight” on UN High-Level Forum, SDGs

10 July 2017

Final draft "New Urban Agenda" of 10 September 2016

10 September 2016

Habitat II Commitments on Safety and Security

21 July 2016

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

31 January 2016

اتفاق باريس، FCCC/CP/2015/L.9/Rev.1

12 December 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

Transformar nuestro mundo: la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible, A/RES/70/1

21 October 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

HIC Comments on Habitat III Issue Papers

31 July 2015

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

15 June 2015

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

Gwangju Human Rights Charter (English version)

21 May 2012

Montréal Charter of Rights and Responsibilities (English version)

20 June 2005

Lessons in Privatization: Considerations for Arab States

01 January 2002

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

21 July 2001

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 ريو بشأن البيئة والتنمية"، "جدول أعمال القرن 21،" تقرير الأمم المتحدة المعني بالبيئة والتنمية، A / CONF.151 / 26 (المجلد الأول)

12 August 1992

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

16 June 1992

Declaración de Vancouver

11 June 1976



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