The Right to Property


Relevant human rights treaties

  • Article 1, 26 and 27 International Covenant on Political and Civil Rights
  • Article 1 Protocol to the (European) Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
  • Article 21 American Convention on Human Rights
  • Article 13 and 14 African Charter on Human Rights and Peoples’ Rights
  • Article 5 International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
  • Article 15 and 16 Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
  • ILO 107 Concerning the Protection and Integration of Indigenous and Other Tribal and Semi-Tribal Populations in Independent Countries
  • ILO 169 Concerning Indigenous and Tribal Peoples in Independent Countries

Other relevant instruments and documents

  • Article 17 Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  • Article 23 American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man
  • Article 6 Declaration on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

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