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CoP27: Climate Justice amid Loss and Damage
By :Joseph Schechla
20 November 2022
The recent CoP27 decision to establish a loss-and-damage is a monumental gain toward survival of the communities most-vulnerable to climate change and its effects. However, this hopeful statement comes with several caveats: Perhaps primary among them is the condition thar the fund be properly funded. In addition, it must satisfy
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Webinar: Major outcomes of CoP27
By :ANND
13 November 2022
Webinar: Major outcomes of CoP27 negotiations on Resilience and Adaptation   Moderator: Diam Bou Diab, Senior Program and Research Officer at ANND   Speakers: Sarine Karajerjian, Program Director at Arab Reform Initiative Joseph Schechla, Coordinator of the Habitat International Coalition’s Housing and Land Rights Network   Monday, 14 November 2022 at 15:00 PM (Sharm el-Sheikh time) English/Arabic interpretation available   Please click here to register
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CoP27, Day 1: Loss & Damage on the Agenda
By :Enterprise
07 November 2022
CoP27, Day 1: Loss and damage funding introduced as an agenda item   Yeb Saño, Greenpeace’s CoP27 head of delegation, says: “It is a significant moment that loss and damage finance has been agreed as an agenda item for the first time since the most vulnerable countries raised the clarion call decades
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Emissions Gap Report 2022
By :Damian Carrington, The Guardian
27 October 2022
Climate crisis: UN finds ‘no credible pathway to 1.5°C in place’ Failure to cut carbon emissions means ‘rapid transformation of societies’ is only option to limit impacts, report says     There is “no credible pathway to 1.5°C in place”, the UN’s environment agency has said, and the failure to reduce carbon emissions means
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UN 2023 Water Conference Preparatory Meeting
By :UN
17 October 2022
The Preparatory Meeting to the UN 2023 Water Conference, will be held on the 25 October 2022 at the UN HQ, in New York. The aim is to finalize the themes of the interactive dialogues and other outstanding organizational matters of the UN 2023 Water Conference. Details are available here,
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Taking Climate Change to the Top Court
By :Solomon Yeo and Vishal Prasad, Project Syndicate
12 September 2022
An International Court of Justice advisory opinion on climate and human rights would influence countries’ climate goals and policies, help strengthen multilateralism, and catalyze more ambitious action. At the United Nations General Assembly later this year, governments will have a chance to start the process.     HONIARA, SOLOMON ISLANDS – Three years
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How to consider climate change-related cases in the VDB
By :HIC-HLRN
07 September 2022

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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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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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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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Documents (60)

Document Title

Publication Date

How to consider climate change-related cases in the VDB

07 September 2022

Comment aborder les cas liés au changement climatique dans la Banque de Données des Violations (BDV)

07 September 2022

Evolving ETOs

16 June 2022

تحديات التحوّل أخضر في السودان

23 April 2022

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

31 January 2022

Conflict, Occupation, War amid Global Cease-fire

18 October 2021

حق الإنسان في الأرض

18 June 2021

Global Farmers Strike - First Wave

01 February 2021

تقرير جديد: الأرض وسط الجائحة

11 December 2020

Revue Nationale Volontaire sur les Objectifs de Développement Durable en Mauritanie

13 July 2019

Déclaration des Nations Unies sur les droits des paysans et des autres personnes travaillant dans les zones rurales

20 November 2018

SDG Land Indicators presentation

27 April 2018

SDG Messages from Arab CSOs

24 April 2018

Final Report of the Sixth Session of the Land Forum in MENA

30 October 2017

التقرير النهائي للدورة السادسة لمنتدى الأرض لإقليم الشرق الأوسط وشمال إفريقيا

30 October 2017

برنامج منتدى الأرض لشرق الأوسط وشمال إفريقيا

25 October 2017

Human Rights Habitat Observatory

10 July 2017

“Spotlight” on UN High-Level Forum, SDGs

10 July 2017

General Comment No. 24 on State Obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the Context of Business Activities

23 June 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

Final draft "New Urban Agenda" of 10 September 2016

10 September 2016

What Papua New Guinea Said

26 July 2016

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

19 July 2016

The Future We Want – The United Nations We Need

16 June 2016

تعاون منظمات المجتمع المدني في مجال الغذاء والتغذية والزراعة، لإقليمالشرق الأدنى / شمال أفريقيا 2018-2016

09 April 2016

Livret vert de la Convergence

19 March 2016

HLRN-India Launches Habitat III Status Report

05 February 2016

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

31 January 2016

The Paris Agreement, FCCC/CP/2015/L.9/Rev.1

12 December 2015

اتفاق باريس، FCCC/CP/2015/L.9/Rev.1

12 December 2015

"Building Climate-resilient Societies," HIC statement to COP21

04 December 2015

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

18 November 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

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

21 October 2015

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

21 October 2015

Marco de Acción para la Seguridad Alimentaria y la Nutrición durante Crisis Prolongadas (marco de acción del CSA)

15 October 2015

إطار العمل بشأن الأمن الغذائي والتغذية في الأزمات الممتدة

15 October 2015

Herramienta para los Informes Nacionales Paralelos de Hábitat III

03 August 2015

HIC Comments on Habitat III Issue Papers

31 July 2015

National Habitat III Parallel-reporting Tool

20 July 2015

المجموعة الكاملة لتعليقات آلية المجتمع المدني على إطار عمل لجنة الأمن الغذائي العالمي

24 April 2015

Habitat II Evaluation Criteria

03 March 2015

Declaration of the International Forum for Agroecology

27 February 2015

المبادئ الخاصة بإستثمات الارشيدة في الزراعة واانظم الغذئية

18 October 2014

تقرير المقررة الخاصة المعنية بحق الإنسان في الحصول على مياه الشرب المأمونة وخدمات الصرف الصحي: البعثة إلى الأردن

05 August 2014

Gwangju Human Rights Charter (English version)

21 May 2012

Systematic Housing and Land Rights Violations against Syrian Kurds

17 March 2011

إعلان توصيات مؤتمر الفلاحين الدولى - إعلان نياليني

27 February 2007

Rebuilding from the Ruins, Listening to the Voices from Gujarat and Restoring People`s Rights to Housing, Livelihood and Life, A Report on Ethnic Conflict in Gujarat, India

30 January 2003

المسؤلية الدولية عن النتائج الضارة الناجمة عن أفعال لا يحظرها القانون الدولي (منع الضرر العابر للحدود الناجم عن أنشطة الخانرة)

10 August 2001

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

05 September 2000

European Charter for the Safeguarding of Human Rights in the City

18 May 2000

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

إعلان استمبول وجدول أعمال المستوطنات البشرية

14 April 1996

اتفاقية الأمم المتحدة لمكافحة التصحر في البلدان التي تعاني من الجفاف الشديد و /أو من التصحر، وبخاصة في إفريقيا

14 October 1994

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa.

14 October 1994

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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