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In Wealthy City, a Marxist Mayor Wins over Voters
By :Denise Hruby, The New York Times
12 August 2022
Yes, this Communist politician in Graz, Austria, wants to redistribute wealth, but a focus on housing, her own modest lifestyle and a hard childhood have helped her popularity.   The proudly Marxist mayor of Graz, Austria, was adopted at 4 and raised poor, with an outhouse for a toilet and a weekly
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Joint Submission to the Human Rights Committee on Israel’s Sixth Periodic Review
By :Al-Haq, Addameer, HIC-HLRN, JLAC, CIHRS
31 January 2022

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Starving Displaced Afghans Make Desperate Choices
By :M Mursal and Zahra Nader, The Guardian
23 January 2022
‘I’ve already sold my daughters; now, my kidney’: winter in Afghanistan’s slums Crushing poverty is forcing starving displaced people to make desperate choices     The temperature is dropping to below zero in western Afghanistan and Delaram Rahmati is struggling to find food for her eight children.   Since leaving the family home in the country’s Badghis province
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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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World’s Most-expensive Cities Now
By :Time out
21 December 2021
A new ranking by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has compared the cost of living in 170 cities – and there’s a surprising entry at number one   The world has been turned upside over the past two years. And so, it’s no wonder an annual ranking of the most expensive cities across
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“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
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Berliners Vote to Evict Corporate Landlords
By :Alexander Vasudevan, The Guardian
29 September 2021
Berlin’s vote to take properties from big landlords could be a watershed moment The successful referendum to expropriate the city’s apartments from corporate landlords is a potential template for Europe     With coalition talks that could last months under way to form Germany’s next government, the reverberations of Sunday’s election will be felt for quite
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India must Halt Mass Eviction during COVID-19
By :TRT world - Time of India
24 September 2021
The Indian state has been a cauldron of ethnic tensions for decades and the latest round of forced expulsions of hundreds of Muslims is only making the matters worse. ASSAM -- On September 24, dawn broke to an eerie silence in the riverine char villages of Dhalpur 1 and 3 deep
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India Evicted 21 People Every Hour during COVID
By :Rina Chandran - Thomson Reuters Foundation
09 September 2021
More than 250,000 people were evicted across India during the coronavirus pandemic, and millions more are at risk of being uprooted as authorities eye projects for faster economic growth, housing rights campaigners warned on Thursday. From March 2020 to July 2021, authorities demolished more than 43,000 homes and evicted about 21
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USA: Eviction Ban Confusion
By :Hamza Shaban, Abha Bhattarai and Marissa J. Lang, The Washington Post
05 August 2021
Last-minute eviction ban extension fuels confusion and is too late for some   The CDC says the new ban covers 80 percent of counties experiencing high or substantial community spread. But evictions can continue in nearby counties experiencing ‘moderate’ spread.   A last-minute extension of a moratorium barring evictions for covid-struck counties is injecting
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Documents (59)

Document Title

Publication Date

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

31 January 2022

SR_Questionnaire-discrimination-housing_AR

07 April 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

جائحة من الانتهاكات الإخلاء القسري، وغيره من انتهاكات حقوق الإنسان المرتبطة بالموئل وسط جائحة كوفيد-19

05 October 2020

الهدم الذاتي لمساكن الفلسطينيين في القدس: جريمة احتلالية مضاعفة بحق الإنسانية

04 October 2020

Palestine/ZA: Sharpeville 60 Years on, Apartheid Continues

22 March 2020

Integrating the engagement of local governments and stakeholders in UN HABITAT

22 October 2018

Human Rights Habitat Observatory

10 July 2017

“Spotlight” on UN High-Level Forum, SDGs

10 July 2017

NAHT recommendations for the FY 2018 CPC Peoples Budget

20 February 2017

Habitat III Statement

20 October 2016

Herramienta para la evaluation de impacto de desalojos

28 August 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

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

19 July 2016

HIC response to Habitat III revised zero draft

28 June 2016

Commentarios de la HIC sobre el borrador cero revisado del Habitat III

28 June 2016

HIC @ Habitat III

23 June 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

Comments on Habitat III Policy Paper Frameworks (overview)

31 January 2016

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

31 January 2016

The Global Crisis of Displacement and Evictions: A Housing and Land Rights Response

14 January 2016

Cairo Declaration on Housing, and Sustainable Urban Development

22 December 2015

Rapport National de contribution du Cameroun à Habitat III

30 November 2015

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

18 November 2015

تحويل عالمنا: خطة التنمية المستدامة لعام ٢٠٣٠، A/RES/70/1

21 October 2015

Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, A/RES/70/1

21 October 2015

منهجية لتقارير قطرية للموئل الثالث (مدمجة)

21 September 2015

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

01 September 2015

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

27 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

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

04 August 2015

HIC Comments on Habitat III Issue Papers

31 July 2015

National Habitat III Parallel-reporting Tool

20 July 2015

الممارسات العمرانية الموازية في مصر 2015

29 June 2015

Principios Básicos de Habitat III

16 April 2015

أساسيات الموئل الثالث

16 April 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

The Right to the City: Cairo

03 November 2014

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

15 June 2014

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

04 July 2012

Prequantification Analysis Summary: Muthalath Maspero, Cairo

11 February 2012

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

01 October 2008

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

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

05 September 2000

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

إعلان استمبول وجدول أعمال المستوطنات البشرية

14 April 1996

Constructing a New Social Alternative

03 February 1996

Agenda 21

14 June 1992

Declaración de Vancouver

11 June 1976

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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