The state of economic, social and cultural rights in Argentina
IACHR hearing: Regressive fiscal policies violate economic and social rights
As demonstrations against public service rate hikes and the influence of international creditors take place in Argentina, this hearing before the IACHR made clear that fiscal policy cannot be addressed without taking human rights into account.
Incorporating human rights perspectives into housing strategies
The UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing presented a report on housing strategies that promote socioeconomic equality and inclusion. It mentions examples from numerous countries, including Argentina.
The Argentine state will be evaluated at the UN
National organizations presented their assessments for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), a peer evaluation of the human rights situation in each of the UN’s 193 member states. Argentina will be evaluated in early November.
National Consensus for Decent Habitat
Autor/a: Habitar Argentina
Is renting possible?
Seven million people rent in Argentina. A normative framework for rent regulation and public policies that impact supply and guarantee the right to proper housing are necessary. Renters are often exposed to abusive practices by the real estate market and families are pushed toward informal rental markets and overcrowding.
A new opportunity to improve quality of life in the Matanza-Riachuelo river basin
The Court issued a follow-up ruling to its 2008 decision that reaffirmed the need to mend the environment and prevent future damage.
More equality, less speculation: What is missing from the New Urban Agenda of Habitat III
UN member countries are discussing a New Urban Agenda, which aims to set international standards for reducing the number of households without housing and achieving sustainable urban development over the next 20 years.