IAI welcomed the decision to extends the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing
The UN Human Rights Council, during its 15th session in late September, decided to extend for a period of three years the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing. Concerning the permanency of Raquel Rolnik as Special Rapporteur, initially stablished to end up on April 2011, it will be appreciated by the Council in March 2011, who will decide if her mandate should be extended for an additional period of three years. The IAI welcomed the decision, saying that it demonstrated a commitment of the international community to acknowledge the challenges the world still faces, and confirmed his willing to collaborate with Raquel Rolnik to defend the right to adequate housing, without borders.
We are pleased to present the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing website! There you will find reports and other documents prepared by the Rapporteur, as well as news on the topic. With this tool, we hope to facilitate access to information concerning the Rapporteur’s work, create a space of reference on the subject and a channel for direct communication with the public. For that purpose, we expect to receive contributions and news from all over the world. Welcome!
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