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Housing Justice Update on Canada’s Second Universal Periodic Review – February 4th


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The Housing Justice Project is addressing the issue of housing access and affordability in Vancouver.  PlaceSpeak is currently hosting a topic page that is providing opportunities for metro Vancouver residents to learn about housing issues and to speak their mind about affordable rental housing priorities and potential solutions.


Update on Canada’s Second Universal Periodic Review

In conjunction with this consultation, the Housing Justice Team is holding an Update Session on February 4th on their  activity around Canada’s international human rights obligations that relate to housing. We will also discuss action being taken by a loose coalition of Canadian NGOs to get ready for the session in Geneva. You are invited to come and join the discussion.



When: Monday, February 4, 2013, 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Where: Woodward’s SFU, 149 West Hastings—Goldcorp Centre for the Arts 2nd Floor Board Room
RSVP: If possible, please RSVP to [email protected].



Canada has is undergoing a second Universal Periodic Review (UPR) by the United Nations Human Rights Council. This Review will assess Canada’s performance in relation to our country’s international human rights commitments. The Review takes place in Geneva, Switzerland this upcoming March.



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