Voting result of the amendments to the HIC Constitution28 April 2013 As stipulated in the current Constitution, the HIC General Secretariat presented members with proposed amendments to the Constitutions on 28 January 2013, two months before the General Assembly (GA) meeting in Tunis. The proposed amendments were discussed and presented for approval by the GA during its meeting on 28 March in Tunis. Before beginning the voting process, the GA decided: - to maintain an open voting process from 28 March to 28 April. - that the members...
Date published: 04-29-2013
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Date published: 08-31-2008In response to HIC Member demands over the years, HLRN fulfilled its promise to establish an Urgent Action system (UAS) as a mechanism to address housing and land rights violations through collective HIC mobilisation. However, member use and participation in the Urgent Action System is very weak. In order to be as effective as its envisioned potential, the system requires member participation.
Date published: 08-20-20081,5-million people have been moved to make way for Olympic projects and the massive makeover Beijing has had for the Games.
Date published: 08-13-2008The first part of the report provides an overview of the work of the Special Rapporteur since the creation of the mandate by the Commission on Human Rights. It discusses the definition and elements of the right to adequate housing and some of the main issues addressed by the Special Rapporteur since the inception of the mandate (including homelessness, affordability, forced evictions, discrimination in accessing adequate housing and the gender perspective), as well as the tools that have...
Date published: 08-13-2008