Communications Report (2006)

This report has the summary of communications sent and replies received from following Governments:

Australia, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Israel, Philippines, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Zimbabwe, Other actors: United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo

In the context of his mandate, the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing receives a large number of communications alleging violations of the right to adequate housing and related rights worldwide. Such communications are received from national, regionaland international non-governmental organizations, as well as intergovernmental organizationsand other United Nations procedures concerned with the protection of human rights.

The present addendum to the annual report of the Special Rapporteur contains, on a country-by-country basis, summaries of communications sent by the Special Rapporteur to States, responses received from States, observations of the Special Rapporteur, and follow-upcommunications and activities relating to earlier communications, from the period of 16 December 2004 to 1 December 2005. The report also reflects one communication that originated prior to16 December 2004 but for which a government response was received after that date andtherefore not included in the Special Rapporteur’s previous report (E/CN.4/2005/48/Add.1).

During the period under review, the Special Rapporteur sent a totalof 15 communications concerning the right to adequate housing to 11 Member States aswell as 1 communication to the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo(UNMIK). Of the 15 communications sent, 3 replies from Governments and from UNMIKwere received.

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