HIC [ Housing and Land Rights Network ]

Home| Sitemap | Contact Us

Energy Theme
News (10)
“Climate Justice IS a Human Right”
By :HIC President Adriana Allen
04 October 2021
The following is the statement by HIC President Adriana Allen on the occasion of World Habitat Day, 4 October 2021.     Back in 2008, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted for the first time a resolution (Resolution 7/231) that explicitly recognised the implications of climate change for the fulfilment of human
More...
IPCC: Dire Warning to Humanity
By :Andrea Januta, Reuters
10 August 2021
Key Takeaways from the U.N. Climate Panel`s Report   The U.N. climate panel has released its most comprehensive assessment of climate change yet. Here are some of the report`s main conclusions:   Humans Are to Blame - Full Stop   The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) used its strongest terms yet to assert that humans are causing climate
More...
Arab CSO Forum on sustainable development
By :HIC-HLRN
23 March 2021
We invite you to attend the regional meeting of civil society organizations on #sustainable development in the Arab region. Representatives of civil society and experts in Arab countries will participate in the meeting to discuss efforts to achieve sustainable development in the Arab region and the challenges it faces. The "regional
More...
Report: TNCs in Western Sahara
By :porunsaharalibre
04 January 2021
International companies investing illegally in Occupied Western Sahara     For the second year in a row, the Center for Studies and Documentation, Ahmed Baba MISKE, wishes to shed light on the debate on the conflict between the Sahrawi Republic and the Kingdom of Morocco, both members of the regional organization the African
More...
Covid-19 Exposed Privatization Catastrophe
By :Current and former UN Special Rapporteurs, The Guardian
19 October 2020
Covid-19 has exposed the catastrophic impact of privatizing vital services   The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the catastrophic fallout of decades of global privatisation and market competition.   When the pandemic hit, we saw hospitals being overwhelmed, caregivers forced to work with virtually no protective equipment, nursing homes turned into morgues, long queues to
More...
Kenya: Impoverishing Women with "Development"
By :HIC-HLRN, Mazingira Institute and Pamoja Trust
25 September 2020
HIC-HLRN has just published the results of a study on the impacts of infrastructure development that dispossesses and displace women in Kenya. The report is a baseline assessment of women’s wealth, wellbeing and habitat values at stake.   This is the product of a collaborative project of Mazingira Institute, Pamoja Trust and
More...
Input to HIC-HLRN World Habitat Day Report 2020
By :Negev Coexistence Forum for Civil Equality
25 September 2020

More...
Lebanon: World Bank Ends Bisri Dam Project
By :Reuters/Arab News/The New York Times
05 September 2020
This entry combines the Reuters/Arab News report on 05 September of the World Bank’s official announcement and The New York Times article of 02 September 2020 providing background. At the end of the entry, please find the link to the World Bank’s 04 September factsheet of questions and answers.   World
More...
Palestine: Join Al-Haq Law School Program (10/2020)
By :Al Haq
24 August 2020
Al-Haq International Law School Program, 12–22 October 2020   The Al-Haq Center for Applied International Law is pleased to announce its Sixth International Law Summer School Program for professionals, legal researchers, post-graduates and academics in the fields of international law and human rights.   Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and ongoing uncertainty around international
More...
India: Turning 170K-ha Forest to Coal
By :Hannah Ellis-Peterson, The Guardian
08 August 2020
India plans to fell ancient forest to create 40 new coalfields   Narendra Modi’s dream of a ‘self-reliant India’ comes at a terrible price for its indigenous population     Over the past decade, Umeshwar Singh Amra has witnessed his homeland descend into a battleground. The war being waged in Hasdeo Arand, a rich and
More...
Documents (30)

Document Title

Publication Date

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


Land Times

HLRN Publications



All rights reserved to HIC-HLRN -Disclaimer