Sign the Statement by social organizations on the preparation of the third United Nations Conference on Sustainable Housing and Urban Development (Habitat III) under the 2014 World Habitat DayJoin the coordinated demonstrations on October 6th surrounding this topic. Send us information on what is being organized in your country, and we will spread your activities.
Date published: 10-03-2014
Evictions are not an inevitable side-effect of urbanization, development and reconstruction. They are the result of human interventions.This Fact Sheet examines the prohibition on forced evictions under the inter- national human rights framework, specific obligations of States and others to refrain from and prohibit forced evictions, and how, when violations of rights and obligations do occur, there can be accountability and remedies.* To read the full Fact Sheet, please click here. ...
Date published: 10-20-2014
Asian Coalition for Housing Rights E-News for July to October 2014Here is the new ACHR e-news bulletin for July to October, 2014, with thirteen pages of scoops from the Asia network. * To download the full PDF, please click here. ...
Source: Asian Coalition for Housing Rights
Date published: 10-19-2014
New Report Calls for More Democratic Food SystemsRome, Utrecht, Heidelberg, Geneva, Berlin, Cairo, 8 October 2014 - Food security and human rights remain deeply threatened by concentration of land ownership, corporate domination of food systems and policy incoherence, reports the Right to Food and Nutrition Watch 2014, officially launched today with the participation of the new UN Special Rapporteur for the Right to Food, Dr. Hilal Elver, at the FAO in Rome. As we celebrate the progress made over the past decade, it is important...
Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Date published: 10-16-2014
HIC-HLRN's World Habitat Day ReportBearing Witness to Forced Evictions: Habitat II’s Broken Promise, Habitat III’s Missing Link.
Date published: 10-15-2014