Date: 7 May
Time: 15:00-16:30 CEST
Registration Deadline: 5 May
On 7 May, Equinet will co-host a public consultation with the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, Mr. Rajagopal on “Access to justice for housing discrimination and spatial segregation.”
The purpose of this public consultation is to collect input and recommendations from members of the Judiciary, National Human Rights Institutions, Equality and Non-Discrimination Bodies, Lawyers and Legal Advocacy organizations in preparation for the Rapporteur’s next report to the General Assembly. The report will focus on the issues discrimination in relation to the right to adequate housing on a wide range of grounds prohibited in terms of international human rights law, including discrimination resulting in spatial inequalities and segregation in urban, rural and urban-rural environments. This consultation will focus on the question of access to justice as it relates to housing discrimination and segregation.
We kindly invite judges, lawyers, members of human rights institutions and non-discrimination bodies, legal advice and advocacy organizations as well as plaintiffs and victims of housing discrimination to attend and register here until 5 May.
More information on speakers and background reading can be found here.