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A Plan to Demolish Historic Cemeteries
By :Amira Noshokaty, Ahram online
22 January 2022
Cairo’s historic cemeteries are at risk of being demolished, but what is so important about such ancient grave yard? It was a full house last Saturday, at the seminar and photo exhibition titled Contemporary Cemetery Architecture in Egypt, Value and Challenges. The event was organized by the safeguard of Cairo`s historic
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Tunisia: Harassment, Gender, Sexism in the City
By :Soha Ben Slama, Wall Street International Magazine
22 January 2022
Tunisia: Harassment, Gender and Sexism in the City Eternal struggle for the reappropriation of public space by women     It all started with a polemic, around an informal debate, together with friends in the struggle, among feminist women in their sixties, fifties, forties, and thirties and young adults, in all fields, student, researcher,
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Toward a New Stakeholder Compact for the New Urban Agenda
By :Global Stakeholder Forum
30 May 2019

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A New UN Habitat Stakeholder Compact
By :HIC-HLRN
30 May 2019
A group of stakeholder organizations in cooperation with UN Habitat have issued a vision statement for what they are calling a “new stakeholder compact” for implementing the New Urban Agenda (2016) in line with the global Sustainable Development Goals. On 30 May 2019, the stakeholders issued their declaration in a
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HRBA at UN Habitat Assembly
By :HIC-HLRN
29 May 2019
“Human Rights-based Approaches to Meeting Sustainable Development Goals and New Urban Agenda Targets for Women, Youth and Children” UN Habitat Assembly, 29 May 2019, 13:15–14:45, United Nations at Nairobi, Classroom 6   Featuring presentations by panelists from University of East London, UN Habitat, Habitat International Coalition’s Housing and Land Rights Network, Huairou Commission,
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The Land and Its People: Civil Society Voices Address the Crisis over Natural Resources in the Middle East/North Africa
By :HIC-HLRN
20 December 2018

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HIC’s role in the International Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty: Representing the Urban Constituency
By :HIC-HLRN
02 July 2018

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HICtionary Newly Updated
By :HIC-HLRN
06 May 2018
HIC-HLRN has just updated the HICtionary: Key Habitat Terms from A to Z. This reference work is the result of deliberation and debate across multiple specializations, regions and cultures within the membership of Habitat International Coalition (HIC). The purpose of that debate—and this reference work—have been to consolidate and harmonize
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23 April 2018

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USA: Trump Orders Air-quality Rules Degraded
By :Ledyard King, USA TODAY
20 April 2018
President Trump directs EPA to ease air quality rules he says suffocates industry. EPA director Scott Pruitt confirmed that President Donald Trump will sign an executive order to roll back Obama-era power-plant environmental-protection regulations.     WASHINGTON—President Trump`s latest effort to boost the nation`s manufacturing sector is an industry-friendly rewrite of air quality
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Documents (130)

Document Title

Publication Date

الأرض كحق من حقوق الانسان

24 February 2021

Toward a New Stakeholder Compact for the New Urban Agenda

30 May 2019

HIC’s role in the International Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty: Representing the Urban Constituency

02 July 2018

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

23 April 2018

ميثاق الحق في المدينة: بيروت الكبرى

17 November 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

Human rights in cities and other human settlements, A/HRC/35/L.30/Rev.1

23 June 2017

دور البلديات: الصلاحيات القانونية والممارسات

15 June 2017

تحديات الإقامة الكريمة في ظل ممارسات البلديات

15 June 2017

مناقشة الإطار الهيكلي لميثاق مدينة بيروت الكبرى

15 June 2017

تقرير ورشة العمل الثالثة حول ميثاق الحق في المدينة: بيروت

15 June 2017

الإطار الحقوقي لمبادرة الحق في المدينة

14 June 2017

الحق في المدينة المفاهيم العامة وتطبيقها على الصعيد المحلي

14 June 2017

الحق في المدينة: التاريخ والتجارب من مدن أخرى

14 June 2017

Right to the city: the human rights framework

14 June 2017

Right to the city: the human rights framework

14 June 2017

Right to the city: Concepts & local level application

14 June 2017

Right to the city: Concepts & local level application

14 June 2017

Right to the city: practical application in other cities

14 June 2017

Local Government Role: legal mandate & practices

14 June 2017

Review & discussion on the initial draft of Beirut City Charter

14 June 2017

Right to the City: Third workshop Report

14 June 2017

Adequate Residency challenges and local government practices

14 June 2017

Report of fourth “Sanctuary in the City: Beirut” Workshop Beirut

24 May 2017

Report of fourth “Sanctuary in the City: Beirut” Workshop Beirut May 2017

05 May 2017

The Right to the City: Concepts & Principles of Human rights (Arabic)

20 December 2016

The Right to the City: History & Experiences (Arabic)

20 December 2016

The Role of Municipalities and Local Practices (Arabic)

20 December 2016

دور المجتمع المدني وتطبيق الميثاق في لبنان

20 December 2016

Human Rights Framework and application of the chart in Lebanon (Arabic)

20 December 2016

Habitat III Statement

20 October 2016

Draft outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III), A/CONF.226/4

29 September 2016

Final draft "New Urban Agenda" of 10 September 2016

10 September 2016

Queer Declaration calling for inclusion in Habitat 3

07 September 2016

Alternativas desde la sociedad civil hacia Hábitat III,

12 August 2016

Draft "New Urban Agenda" of 28 July 2016

28 July 2016

A Tool for Evaluative Habitat III Reporting: Responding to the Need for Implementation Reports

24 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

The Role of Local Government in Addressing the Impact of Syrian Refugees: Jordan Case Study

03 June 2016

Sanctuary in the City: Beirut

01 June 2016

Statement of the Brazilian Civil Society on the New Urban Agenda

31 May 2016

Growing Stress on Jordan by Council on Foreign Relations

17 March 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

Déclaration à l`occasion de la Journée des Droits de l’Homme 2015

10 December 2015

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

18 November 2015

Housing in The City We Need

18 November 2015

Application des décisions prises par la Conférence des Nations Unies sur les établissements humains (Habitat II) et renforcement du Programme des Nations Unies pour les établissements humains (ONU-Hab

17 November 2015

Security of Tenure through the Habitat Agenda, 1976–2016

16 November 2015

Nothing about Us, without Us, Is for Us!

26 October 2015

منهجية لتقارير قطرية للموئل الثالث (مدمجة)

21 September 2015

Habitat II Baby, Habitat III Bathwater

10 August 2015

“The role of local government in the promotion and protection of human rights,” A/HRC/30/49

07 August 2015

Rôle des administrations locales dans la promotion et la protection des droits de l’homme, A/HRC/30/49

07 August 2015

Papel de la administración local en la promoción y protección de los derechos humanos, A/HRC/30/49

07 August 2015

دور الحكومة المحلية في تعزيز وحماية حقوق الإنسان - التقرير النهائي للجنة الاستشارية لمجلس حقوق الإنسان، A/HRC/30/49

07 August 2015

Herramienta para los Informes Nacionales Paralelos de Hábitat III

03 August 2015

HIC Comments on Habitat III Issue Papers

31 July 2015

Guía para el derecho a la ciudad

21 July 2015

دليل للحق في المدينة

21 July 2015

Guide on the Right to the City

21 July 2015

National Habitat III Parallel-reporting Tool

20 July 2015

Human Rights Obligations of Local Government

20 July 2015

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

15 June 2015

"Toward a Global Alliance of Human Rights Cities for All II," Gwangju

17 May 2015

Principios Básicos de Habitat III

16 April 2015

أساسيات الموئل الثالث

16 April 2015

Le Processus de Rapport Nationaux Habitat III: Situation du Droit à la Ville et le Rôle de la Société Civile

12 March 2015

National Habitat III Reporting Processes: Locating the Right to the City and Civil Society Participation

12 March 2015

Right Where You Live: A Glossary of Right-to-the-city Terms

01 January 2015

El papel de las autoridades locales y otros niveles subnacionales de gobierno, A/HRC/28/62

22 December 2014

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

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

The Right to the City: Cairo

03 November 2014

The Right to the City: Jerusalem

26 October 2014

Informe del Comité Asesor sobre los progresos realizados respecto del papel de la administración local en la promoción y protección de los derechos humanos, A/HRC/27/59

04 September 2014

Counting the Cost of Forced Eviction: Kenya

14 August 2014

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

15 June 2014

Gwangju Guiding Principles for a Human Rights City

17 May 2014

ETOs and Situations of Conflict, Occupation and War: Applying the Maastricht Principles

11 July 2013

المنتدى الحضري العالمي السادس: مستقبل المدن

09 July 2012

World Social Forum – Tunisia

04 July 2012

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

04 July 2012

منتدى الأرض، الدورة الثالثة "الأرض وسيادة الشعوب وتقرير المصير"

17 January 2012

Sanctuary in the city_ Urban displacement and vulnerability in Damascus A desk study

15 December 2011

Carta de la Ciudad de México por el Derecho a la Ciudad

01 September 2011

Gwangju Declaration on Human Right City

17 May 2011

The continuing debate about urban bias: the thesis, its critics, its influence, and its implications for poverty reduction strategies. Progress in Development Studies, 10 (1)

18 July 2010

Mexico City Charter for the Right to the City

01 July 2010

السكن في مصر بين العشوائية والتحضر الرث

22 May 2010

Urban policies and the right to the city: Rights Responsibilities and Citizenship

16 March 2009

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

01 October 2008

The challenges of the democratic management in Brazil: The right to the city

17 September 2008

Namibia: amendments to draft resolution A/C.3/61/L.18/Rev.1 concerning Draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

21 November 2006

Enrique Ortiz Flores, "Hacia una Carta Mundial por el Derecho a la Ciudad"

08 November 2006

World Habitat Day, 2006 (HIC Press Release)

02 October 2006

Social Production of Housing in Mexico: Its National Importance and Its Economic Impact on Poor Households

30 September 2006

Social Production of Housing in Mexico: Its National Importance and Its Economic Impact on Poor Households

30 September 2006

“Tierra y Liberdad: The Social Function Doctrine and Land Reform in Latin America,” Tulane Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 19

15 June 2006

The European Charter for Equality of Women and Men in Local Life

16 May 2006

Planned Dispossession: Forced Evictions and the 2010 Commonwealth Games

31 December 2005

World Charter for the Right to the City

30 September 2005

Carta Mundial pelo Direito à Cidade

30 September 2005

Função social da propriedade: análise histórica

31 August 2005

Montréal Charter of Rights and Responsibilities (French version)

20 June 2005

In Quest of Bhabrekar Nagar

31 December 2001

A Função Social da Propriedade

01 November 2001

قانون المدينة: مفاهيم ووسائل جديدة (برازيل)

10 September 2001

قانون المدينة: مفاهيم ووسائل جديدة (برازيل)

10 September 2001

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

21 July 2001

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

21 July 2001

El Estatuto da la Ciudad (Lei nº 10.257/01) las directrices generales de la política urb

10 July 2001

Statut de la ville (Loi n° 10257) les directives générales de la politique urbaine 

10 July 2001

Estatuto da Cidade (Lei nº 10.257/01) a norma geral de Direito Urbanístico ou diretriz g

10 July 2001

Statut de la ville (Loi n° 10257) les directives générales de la politique urbaine 

10 July 2001

European Charter for the Safeguarding of Human Rights in the City

18 May 2000

A Doutrina da Função Social da Propriedade

01 March 2000

إعلان القدس: مشروع ميثاق حركة حقوق السكن الفلسطينية

29 May 1995

European Charter for Women in the City

01 March 1994

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

16 June 1992

Henri Lefebvre, “Le droit à la ville,” L`Homme et la société, Vol. 6, No. 1 (1967)

01 June 1967



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