Forced Evictions--towards Solutions?: First Report of the Advisory Group on Forced Evictions to the Executive Director of UN-HABITAT.

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UN-HABITAT, 2005 - 187 páginas
 

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Página 131 - The above-mentioned rights shall not be subject to any restrictions except those which are provided by law, are necessary to protect national security, public order (ordre public), public health or morals or the rights and freedoms of others, and are consistent with the other rights recognised in the present Covenant.
Página 134 - No one shall be subjected to arbitrary or unlawful interference with his privacy, family, home or correspondence, nor to unlawful attacks on his honour and reputation. 2. Everyone has the right to the protection of the law against such interference or attacks.
Página 187 - The States Parties to the present Covenant recognize the right of everyone to an adequate standard of living for himself and his family, including adequate food, clothing and housing, and to the continuous improvement of living conditions.
Página 153 - By 2020, to have achieved a significant improvement in the lives of at least 100 million slum dwellers...
Página 154 - ... Governance and World Habitat Day • Research and Monitoring - Coordinates global efforts that monitor human settlements conditions and progress in the implementation of the Habitat Agenda by identifying innovative solutions and practices. The results are disseminated through two flagship publications, the Global Report on Human Settlements, and the State of the World's Cities Report, as well as other specialised technical publications • Training and Capacity-Building - UN-HABITAT strengthens...
Página 4 - Refugees; the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights; the American Convention on Human Rights...
Página 131 - For example, it is incompatible with article 12, paragraph 1, that the right of a woman to move freely and to choose her residence be made subject, by law or practice, to the decision of another person, including a relative. 7. Subject to the provisions of article 12, paragraph 3, the right to reside in a place of one's choice within the territory includes protection against all forms of forced internal displacement. It also precludes preventing the entry or stay of persons in a defined part of 25...
Página 131 - Committee considers that instances of forced evictions are prima facie incompatible with the requirements of the Covenant and can only be justified in the most exceptional circumstances, and in accordance with the relevant principles of international law.
Página 153 - Declaration, committing themselves to the goals of adequate shelter for all and sustainable human settlements development in an urbanizing world.
Página 131 - It has also stressed, with respect to the right to adequate housing, for example, that "instances of forced eviction are prima facie incompatible with the requirements of the Covenant and can only be justified in the most exceptional circumstances, and in accordance with the relevant principles of international law".

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