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Proposal for a UN Habitat Stakeholder-engagement Mechanism
By :HIC-HLRN
01 September 2022

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US Nonprofits Drive Illegal Israeli Colonies
By :Elena Hodges, Just Security
10 June 2022
Hidden In Plain Sight: US Nonprofits as Drivers of Illegal Israeli Settlements What U.S. tax law can and should do about it   Concerns about the mass expulsion of Palestinians by Israeli authorities are on the rise following a recent High Court of Justice decision ratifying the forced displacement of around 1,200 Palestinian
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Brazil: Forest Construction Brings Floods, Destruction
By :Carolina Torres and Leonardo Coelho, NBC News
18 February 2022
PETRÓPOLIS, Brazil — With a gardening tool in hand, Gisela Arcaminate searched through the mud and rubble Wednesday hoping to find her daughter.   Arcaminate along with other volunteers are still searching for people missing after torrential rain caused flooding and mudslides, destroying houses, streets and much of the infrastructure of the
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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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Pakistan: Slum Dwellers Get Leases
By :The Express Tribune
25 January 2022
HYDERABAD:Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said on Tuesday the Katchi Abadi dwellers across Sindh would get ownership rights and assured that a drive to protect the slum areas in the province will be launched from next month. Addressing a lease distribution ceremony in Larkana, the PPP chairman said
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India: 40 Houses Demolished in Ukkadam
By :The Hindu
24 January 2022
Coimbatore Corporation on Monday demolished 40 houses in CMC Colony, Ukkadam, to facilitate the construction of the Ukkadam-Athupalayam flyover. Sources said a team led by Assistant Town Planning Officer A. Babu demolished the houses that were mostly tile or asbestos sheet roofed and were several decades old. The Monday’s demolition comes
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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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Entrenching and Maintaining an Apartheid Regime over the Palestinian People as a Whole
By :Al-Haq, HIC-HLRN, CIHRS, Aldameer, Al Mezan
07 January 2022

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Copping-out at CoP26
14 November 2021
The 26th Conference of Parties (CoP26) ended in grave disappointment at the state delegations who weakened the needed commitments to save the planet from multiple climate disasters. This CoP, the supreme governing body of international agreements on climate change action, finally took place in Glasgow, Scotland, on 31 October–13 November
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2021 Urban Planning and Housing Symposium
By :Francis Lungu, Zambia Daily Mail
30 October 2021
Government to promote climate-resilient cities   LUSAKA—Government will not tolerate lawlessness in land allocation, but will promote smart and resilient cities to withstand shocks of changing climatic conditions.   Minister of Local Government and Rural Government Gary Nkombo says that disregard for the law with impunity as witnessed in recent years resulted in
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Documents (46)

Document Title

Publication Date

Proposal for a UN Habitat Stakeholder-engagement Mechanism

01 September 2022

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

31 January 2022

Entrenching and Maintaining an Apartheid Regime over the Palestinian People as a Whole

07 January 2022

Counting on Justice: A Reckoning of Land Rights Violations and Their Consequences toward Reparations for Victims in Yemen

24 October 2021

Un derecho humano a la tierra

05 August 2021

حق الإنسان في الأرض

18 June 2021

Violation du droit de logement et de l´habitat en Haïti durant la pandémie de COVID-19

05 October 2020

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

05 October 2020

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

30 July 2020

The Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis on Housing Rights

20 July 2020

Hacia un Mecanismo Institucional para la participación de las Partes Interesadas en la Nueva Gobernanza de ONU Hábitat

12 February 2020

Stakeholder Engagement Mechanism for Sustainable Development

09 February 2020

نحو آلية مؤسسية لتشارك أصحاب المصلحة في حوكمة موئل الأمم المتحدة الجديدة

09 February 2020

Toward an Institutional Mechanism for Stakeholder Engagement in the New UN Habitat Governance

09 February 2020

Vers un Mécanisme Institutionnel d’Engagement des parties prenantes dans la Nouvelle Gouvernance d’ONU Habitat

09 February 2020

Integrating the engagement of local governments and stakeholders in UN HABITAT

22 October 2018

Carta a la Presidenta de Chile

12 February 2018

Recurso de protección Balmaceda Antofamagasta

12 February 2018

Human Rights Habitat Observatory

10 July 2017

Alternativas desde la sociedad civil hacia Hábitat III,

12 August 2016

HIC @ Habitat III

23 June 2016

HLRN-India Launches Habitat III Status Report

05 February 2016

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

18 November 2015

Security of Tenure through the Habitat Agenda, 1976–2016

16 November 2015

تحويل عالمنا: خطة التنمية المستدامة لعام 2030 A/RES/70/1

21 October 2015

Reporte National de México para Hábitat III

20 October 2015

HIC Comments on Habitat III Issue Papers

31 July 2015

أساسيات الموئل الثالث

16 April 2015

Habitat II Evaluation Criteria

03 March 2015

Vienna, “Menschenrechte in der Stadt: Eine Stadt für Alle (English version)

19 December 2014

Eviction Impact Assessment in Chilla Khadar Village

12 December 2014

The Right to the City: Jerusalem

26 October 2014

Use of the HLRN “Eviction Impact Assessment” Tool in a Post-disaster Situation: An assessment of the loss of property resulting from floods in Bainsiria Village, Bari Block, Jajpur District, Odisha

14 July 2014

Eviction Impact Assessment in Chilla Khadar Village

12 December 2012

The Cruel Side of Delhi`s Beautification: Illegal Demolition in Baljeet Nagar

30 June 2011

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

Planned Dispossession: Forced Evictions and the 2010 Commonwealth Games

31 December 2005

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

10 July 2001

A Doutrina da Função Social da Propriedade

01 March 2000

Constructing a New Social Alternative

03 February 1996

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

16 June 1992

Comité des droits économiques, sociales et culturelles, "Le droit à un logement suffisant," Observation générale no 4

13 December 1991

Health principles of housing

30 June 1989

The situation in the Middle East, A/RES/37/123

14 December 1984

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

01 June 1967



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