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Oil palm Plantations and Water Grabbing
By :WRM Bulletin 262
12 September 2022
Industrial palm oil production in West and Central Africa is mainly controlled by five companies: Socfin, Wilmar, Olam, Siat, and Straight KKM (former Feronia). These multinationals control an estimated 67 per cent of the industrial oil palm planted area with foreign investment and may drive continuous expansion. (1) Their established
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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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Australia: Counting Nation-wide Cost of Natural Disasters
By :Merve Küçük and Mehmet Ulubasoglu, The Conversation
20 April 2022
Natural Disasters Cost the Nation: We’ve Calculated the Income Tax Revenue Lost in their Wake     Understanding the true cost of natural disasters is critical for governments to develop policies to deal with them.   Historically, calculations have been based on toting up insurance claims and government aid. But these don’t account for intangible social costs
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Green-transition Discourse in MENA
By :Joseph Schechla
24 March 2022
The economic slowdown associated with the COVID-19 pandemic and other simultaneous crises has done little to slow the climate crisis. Preliminary data show global greenhouse gas emissions (GHGE) increased in 2020 while the global average temperature in 2020 was about 1.2°C above pre-industrial level, dangerously close to the 1.5°C limit
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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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Corporate Retribution: Donziger Sentenced
By :Adam Klasfeldoct, Law & Crime
01 October 2021
A ‘Two-by-four between the Eyes’: Judge Sentences Anti-Chevron Crusader to Jail Time — Just Days after U.N. Group Called for His Release An environmental advocate who helped obtain a $9.5 billion judgment against Chevron for oil drilling in Ecuador was sentenced to spend six months in jail after a federal judge
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Ndola Rural Research Study, 2021
By :CCHHZ and HIC-HLRN
30 August 2021

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From Neom to Kinshasa: 10 Megacities of the Future
By :James Langton, The National (UAE)
16 August 2021
From Neom to Kinshasa: 10 megacities of the future       By the end of century, more than 85 million people will live in Lagos alone and the top three megacities in the world could be in Africa     Bigger is not necessarily better and that is certainly the case with cities.   The UN has predicted
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How Israeli Apartheid Affects the Syrian Golan
By :Joseph Schechla
28 January 2021

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Documents (36)

Document Title

Publication Date

تحديات التحوّل أخضر في السودان

23 April 2022

Ndola Rural Research Study, 2021

30 August 2021

How Israeli Apartheid Affects the Syrian Golan

28 January 2021

Incidents of infrastructure development that displace people: Baseline assessment of women’s wealth, wellbeing and habitat including potential losses

30 July 2020

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

06 June 2018

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

30 October 2017

Human Rights Habitat Observatory

10 July 2017

“Spotlight” on UN High-Level Forum, SDGs

10 July 2017

Budha Ismail Jam et al. v, IFC judgment

27 June 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

المياه في المنطقة العربية ... من الملك العام للخصخصة

23 January 2017

Alternativas desde la sociedad civil hacia Hábitat III,

12 August 2016

What Papua New Guinea Said

26 July 2016

Déclaration Finale, Atelier de formation des Communautés Locales d’Inga sur La Quantification des conséquences du déplacement

29 April 2016

HLRN-India Launches Habitat III Status Report

05 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

Security of Tenure through the Habitat Agenda, 1976–2016

16 November 2015

HIC Comments on Habitat III Issue Papers

31 July 2015

The Third Airport Project vis-à-vis Life, Nature, Environment, People and Law

15 May 2015

أساسيات الموئل الثالث

16 April 2015

إتفاق حول إعلان مبادئ حول سد النهضة الإثيوبي العظيم

23 March 2015

Renaissance Dam Agreement on Declaration of Principles

23 March 2015

المبادئ الخاصة بإستثمات الارشيدة في الزراعة واانظم الغذئية

18 October 2014

ETOs and Transnational Corruption

11 July 2013

Prequantification Analysis Summary: Muthalath Maspero, Cairo

11 February 2012

Principios Básicos y Directrices sobre los Desalojos y el Desplazamiento Generados por el Desarrollo, A/HRC/4/18

26 August 2007

Principes de base et directives sur les expulsions forcées et les déplacements liés au développement, A/HRC/4/18

26 August 2007

Principes de base et directives concernant les expulsions et les déplacements liés au développement, A/HRC/4/18

05 February 2007

Principios básicos y directrices sobre los desalojos y el desplazamiento generados por el desarrollo, A/HRC/4/18

05 February 2007

"Land, Territory and Dignity" Forum Declaration

09 March 2006

Planned Dispossession: Forced Evictions and the 2010 Commonwealth Games

31 December 2005

The Investment Encouragement Act 1999 (Amended 2007)

22 July 1999

“Study on treaties, agreements and other constructive arrangements between States and indigenous populations,” Final report by the Special Rapporteur, E/CN.4/Sub.2/1999/20

22 June 1999



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