HIC-MENA [ Habitat International Coalition ]

Home| About Us | Contact Us

News
A Palestinian View from under Apartheid
By: HIC-HLRN
29 November 2022
Landmark Palestinian Coalition Report: Israeli Apartheid: Tool of Zionist Settler Colonialism   On the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, 29 November 2022, Al-Haq launched its inaugural coalition report titled: Israeli Apartheid: Tool of Zionist Settler Colonialism. It reflects the collaborative efforts of civil society and academic authors Rania Muhareb,
More...

CSOs Defying Israeli Military Orders
By: Shawah Jabarin, The Nation
21 November 2022
Why My Organization Has Chosen to Defy Israeli Military Orders My organization, Al-Haq, was among 7 raided by Israel and ordered closed in August, but we do not believe in following illegal orders—and so we will remain open.     Early in the morning of 18 August 2022, the Israeli army raided seven prominent
More...

CoP27: Climate Justice amid Loss and Damage
By: Joseph Schechla
20 November 2022
The recent CoP27 decision to establish a loss-and-damage is a monumental gain toward survival of the communities most-vulnerable to climate change and its effects. However, this hopeful statement comes with several caveats: Perhaps primary among them is the condition thar the fund be properly funded. In addition, it must satisfy
More...

Webinar: Major outcomes of CoP27
By: ANND
13 November 2022
Webinar: Major outcomes of CoP27 negotiations on Resilience and Adaptation   Moderator: Diam Bou Diab, Senior Program and Research Officer at ANND   Speakers: Sarine Karajerjian, Program Director at Arab Reform Initiative Joseph Schechla, Coordinator of the Habitat International Coalition’s Housing and Land Rights Network   Monday, 14 November 2022 at 15:00 PM (Sharm el-Sheikh time) English/Arabic interpretation available   Please click here to register
More...

Food Chain Global Youth Champ: Samuel Ikua
By: BBC
10 November 2022
Food Chain Global Youth Champion 2022: Samuel Ikua We are pleased to announce that this year’s winner of BBC’s Food Chain Global Youth Champion Award is Samuel Ikua, of HIC Member Mazingira Institute in Nairobi, Kenya.   Samuel teaches local people the skills and knowledge they need to start urban farming projects where they
More...

CoP27, Day 1: Loss & Damage on the Agenda
By: Enterprise
07 November 2022
CoP27, Day 1: Loss and damage funding introduced as an agenda item   Yeb Saño, Greenpeace’s CoP27 head of delegation, says: “It is a significant moment that loss and damage finance has been agreed as an agenda item for the first time since the most vulnerable countries raised the clarion call decades
More...

Land Governance Is Key to Implement 2030 Agenda
By: GeoConnexion
02 November 2022
Stig Enemark explains the concept of land governance and importance in supporting the 2030 global agenda. The term “land governance” is relatively new. It appeared in the early 2000s as an extension of the concept of “land management” to also include the aspect of governance and the political economy of land.
More...

Climate Crisis Is a Racial Justice Crisis
By: OHCHR
31 October 2022
There can be no meaningful solution to the global climate and ecological crisis without addressing systemic racism, and particularly the historic and contemporary racial legacies of colonialism and slavery, a UN human rights expert warned. “Climate justice seeks historical accountability from nations and entities responsible for climate change and calls for
More...

Emissions Gap Report 2022
By: Damian Carrington, The Guardian
27 October 2022
Climate crisis: UN finds ‘no credible pathway to 1.5°C in place’ Failure to cut carbon emissions means ‘rapid transformation of societies’ is only option to limit impacts, report says     There is “no credible pathway to 1.5°C in place”, the UN’s environment agency has said, and the failure to reduce carbon emissions means
More...

Inter-tribal Conflict in Blue Nile State
By: OCHA
24 October 2022
Since inter-communal violence reignited in Blue Nile`s Wad Al Mahi locality on 13 October, fighting continues to be reported in the Dam towns and the situation remains tense. Since mid-July, at least 70,000 people have reportedly been displaced within the state and into neighbouring localities and states due to the inter-tribal
More...

Durable Solutions for IDPs in Urban Areas
By: OHCHR
24 October 2022
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons (IDPs), Chaloka Beyani, today made an appeal to the international community to achieve durable solutions for internally displaced persons living in urban settings. “Transitional solutions for IDPs in urban areas are too often mistaken for durable solutions,” Mr.
More...

Event: `Domicide` as an International Crime
By: OHCHR
21 October 2022
Massive violations of the right to adequate housing continue in unprecedented fashion during and after violent conflict.   The attacking, bombing and shelling of civilian targets and the destruction of entire cities and villages – displacing millions into homelessness – have been largely met with impunity. In his report to the UN
More...

UN Commission of Inquiry on Palestine/Israel Report
By: OHCHR
20 October 2022
United Nations Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and Israel calls on UN General Assembly to request that the International Court of Justice urgently advise on the legal consequences of such actions     New York—There are reasonable grounds to conclude that the Israeli occupation of
More...

Australia Withdraws Jerusalem `Capital` Status
By: Jake Kwon, Hadas Gold and Richard Greene, CNN
19 October 2022
Australia reverses Trump-era recognition of West Jerusalem as capital of Israel The previous Australian Coalition government planned to move the Australian Embassy to West Jerusalem.   The Australian government has reversed a decision by its predecessor to recognize West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, prompting a rebuke from the Israeli government.   Australian Foreign Minister
More...

"Domicide" at the UN General Assembly
By: HIC-HLRN
18 October 2022
HIC-HLRN welcomes enthusiastically the latest report of the UN Special Rapporteur (SR) on adequate housing Balakrishnan Rajagopal. This latest report to the UN General Assembly reminds states and all readers about the gross violations of the human right to adequate housing and related crimes in the context of conflicts, occupations
More...

New UNSR Report on Occupied Palestine
By: Palestine Chronicle
18 October 2022
UN Special Rapporteur New Report Calls for ‘Dismantling of Israeli Settler-Colonial Occupation’     The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Francesca Albanese, has submitted her much-anticipated report to the UN General Assembly, concluding that the realization of the inalienable right of the Palestinian people to self-determination requires dismantling
More...

Western Sahara Dispute: Threat to Moroccan Palace
By: Aziz Chahir, Middle East Eye
18 October 2022
The dispute in Western Sahara, a threat to the Royal Palace     The Alawite regime faces the discontent of the Sahrawis, who denounce the “expropriation of their lands for the benefit of Gulf emirs and Zionist investors”   In Morocco, in the culture of the royal court, it is customary for the Cherifian sultan
More...

IDPs and the Development Decisions
By: OHCHR
18 October 2022
Expanding the participation of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in decisions that affect them, including decisions related to development, is crucial to protecting one of the most vulnerable groups worldwide, a UN expert said. “Throughout my tenure, I have emphasised that the effectiveness of interventions to protect IDPs or support solutions to
More...

UN 2023 Water Conference Preparatory Meeting
By: UN
17 October 2022
The Preparatory Meeting to the UN 2023 Water Conference, will be held on the 25 October 2022 at the UN HQ, in New York. The aim is to finalize the themes of the interactive dialogues and other outstanding organizational matters of the UN 2023 Water Conference. Details are available here,
More...

World Food Day Statement
By: International Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty (IPC)
16 October 2022
World Food Day Statement - OCTOBER 16 Food Sovereignty is the only solution and way forward Our fragile world faces an impending global food crisis. The impact of COVID-19 pushed more people into poverty. Lockdowns devastated family livelihoods, the economy, and disrupted supply chains. Globally, according to the GRFC 2022, levels of
More...



<<Back[1] 2 3 4 5 6 Next >>

HIC and Food Sovereignty
 
HLRN Publications

Land Times


All rights reserved to HIC-HLRN -Disclaimer
-->