Tag Archives: UPR

Waiting for Someone to Lead By Example

This morning the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing, Raquel Rolnik, presented her report on the U.S. to the UN Human Rights Council.  Douglas M. Griffiths, Deputy Permanent Representative of the U.S. Mission to the United Nations … Continue reading

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One Small Step for the Right to Housing…

Friday marked another small step for activists in the long term movement to have a real dialogue about the human right to housing in the U.S.  Despite blizzard conditions, over 80 people came and participated at the New York City … Continue reading

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For Your Reading Pleasure

Looks like we’re not the only ones blogging about housing rights and the UPR! Check out this New York Times blog posting.

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Live from New York!

Today the Law Center is excited to be a part of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) consultation in New York City. The UPR holds UN member countries accountable to human rights standards by requiring that all members submit reports to … Continue reading

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Hope for Human Rights on a Snowy Day

Last Friday, senior members of five government agencies held a meeting with about 2 dozen domestic human rights organizations to gather their input as part of the government’s preparation to submit its report for the UN Universal Periodic Review (UPR) … Continue reading

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