Communications Report (2007)

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

Angola, Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Guinea Equatorial, India, Indonesia, Israel, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Russian Federation, The Sudan, Turkey, Zimbabwe, and other actors like 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 1 December 2005 to 1 December 2006. The report also reflects one communication that originated prior to 1 December 2005.

During the period under review, the Special Rapporteur sent a total of 29 communications concerning the right to adequate housing to 19 Member States as well as 1 communication to the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK). Of the 29 communications sent, 11 replies were received from Governments and from UNMIK. One government reply was also received concerning a communication sent prior to 1 December 2005 (Australia).

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