Indigenous Peoples' Right to Adequate Housing: A Global Overview

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UN-HABITAT, 2005 - Political Science - 219 pages
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Page 19 - 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.
Page 19 - All peoples have the right of selfdetermination. By virtue of that right they freely determine their political status and freely pursue their economic, social and cultural development.
Page 30 - In those States in which ethnic, religious or linguistic minorities exist, persons belonging to such minorities shall not be denied the right, In com^munity with the other members of their group, to enjoy their own culture, to profess and practice their own religion, or to use their own language.
Page 45 - The States Parties to the present Covenant undertake to guarantee that the rights enunciated In the present Covenant will be exercised without discrimination of any kind as to race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status.
Page 212 - Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, adopted by the World Conference on Human Rights...
Page 17 - peoples" in this Convention shall not be construed as having any implications as regards the rights which may attach to the term under international law.
Page 45 - Declaration, committing themselves to the goals of adequate shelter for all and sustainable human settlements development in an urbanizing world.
Page 5 - Indigenous communities, peoples and nations are those which, having a historical continuity with pre-invasion and pre-colonial societies that developed on their territories, consider themselves distinct from other sectors of the societies now prevailing in those territories, or parts of them.
Page 111 - Huaorani, threatening their physical and cultural survival, in violation of the protections accorded by the American Convention on Human Rights and the American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man.
Page 211 - International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination Adopted and opened for signature and ratification by General Assembly resolution 2106 A (XX) of 21 December 1965 ENTRY INTO FORCE: 4 JANUARY 1969, IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE 19...

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