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"The New Urban Agenda" -- Opening remarks at a press conference by UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Kate Gilmore at the Habitat III Conference in Ecuador 10/21/2016
  • Press Releases
  • High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Urbanization and Human Rights
  • Urbanization and Human Rights
E F S R C A
Habitat III: “It’s not about conferences, but people” – UN expert calls for big ‘Shift’ in approach to housing 10/21/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Urbanization and Human Rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Urbanization and Human Rights
E F S R C A
“Who is it for?” – UN experts call for a New Urban Agenda based on human rights for every one 6/29/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to food
  • Independent expert on the effects of foreign debt
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to health
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Urbanization and Human Rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Disability
  • Extreme poverty
  • Right to food
  • External debt
  • Health
  • Indigenous people
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Migrant workers
  • Minorities
  • Older persons
  • Right to drinking water
  • Urbanization and Human Rights
E F S R C A
Homelessness affects every single country and is spreading with impunity – New UN report  3/3/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Urbanization and Human Rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Urbanization and Human Rights
E F S R C A
UN experts urge Pakistan to halt forced evictions and demolitions for new metro line in Lahore 1/22/2016
  • Press Releases
  • Pakistan
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Urbanization and Human Rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Cultural rights
  • Forced eviction
  • Urbanization and Human Rights
E F S R C A
Nigeria: UN expert urges authorities to halt ongoing trend of forced evictions 11/23/2015
  • Press Releases
  • Nigeria
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Urbanization and Human Rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Forced eviction
  • Urbanization and Human Rights
E F S R C A
Bold action needed from governments to guide future of urban development – UN expert on right to housing 10/22/2015
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Urbanization and Human Rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Urbanization and Human Rights
E F S R C A
Kosovo* / Right to housing: Deep gap between law and reality, UN expert says 5/28/2015
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Urbanization and Human Rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Urbanization and Human Rights
E F S R C A
Serbia’s housing crisis demands immediate action, says UN housing expert 5/26/2015
  • Press Releases
  • Suriname
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Urbanization and Human Rights
  • Adequate housing
  • Urbanization and Human Rights
E F S R C A
UN experts warn over Council of Europe mixed messages on homelessness in the Netherlands 4/16/2015
  • Press Releases
  • Netherlands
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing
  • Urbanization and Human Rights
  • Extreme poverty
  • Adequate housing
  • Migrant workers
  • Urbanization and Human Rights
E F S R C A