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A new UN declaration could finally protect rural and landless peoples
The UN has drafted a groundbreaking declaration that has the potential to protect the human rights of peasants, rural workers, and landless peoples. There is room, however, to strengthen its provisions.
People's Manual on the Tenure Guidelines (Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security)
These Guidelines are a new international instrument that can be used by peasant, fishing and pastoralist organisations, indigenous peoples, the landless, women and youth, and civil society as a whole, to assert their rights.
Press Release – 24th October 2014: Confronting Homelessness Must Remain a Priority in the EU Fight against Poverty
The 2014 FEANTSA Policy Conference, “Confronting homelessness in the EU: Seeking out the next generation of best practices” started today in Bergamo, Italy. The first day brought together more than 400 experts from across the world.
Housing First: the 'counterintuitive' method for solving urban homelessness
Despite the global recession, homelessness in cities around the world is falling. Can a controversial strategy to give homeless people a roof first – that is, before addressing drug abuse or mental health – take the credit?
CSO statement “No Compromise on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to FPIC in the CFS!”
The housing problem in Argentina is a complex phenomenon
U.N. Committee Condemns U.S. Criminalization of Homelessness
Second Time this Year Criminalization Condemned by U.N. Human Rights Monitors
Rights Defender Odindo Opiata Dies in Nairobi
European Action Day for the Right to Housing and the City
October 19th 2013
Urgent Appeal on Continued Eviction of Floating Hut Dwellers and Destruction of Their Floating Huts



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