New OHCHR Report: Human Rights & Land

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New OHCHR Report: Human Rights & Land
By: OHCHR
13 December 2014
 

Access, use and control over land impacts a wide range of human rights issues including poverty reduction, access to an adequate standard of living, development projects and humanitarian interventions and conflict prevention. A new report by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human RIghts contains a number of recommendations including for additional protection of human rights defenders dealing with land issues. This report is the first of a series of documents that the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) will produce on the links between land and human rights.

The report is available in all UN languages here:
http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=E/2014/86

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