This booklet contains the full text of an important new international standardstandard
a standard is a documented agreement containing technical specifications or other precise criteria to be used consistently as rules, guidelines, or definitions of characteristics to ensure that materials, products, processes and services are fit for their purpose.Note: Mine action standards aim to improve safety and efficiency in mine action by promoting the preferred procedures and practices at both headquarters and field level. To be effective, the standards should be definable, measurable, achievable and verifiable.
which outlines the rights of refugees and displaced persons to return not only to their countries when they see fit to do so, but to their original homes and lands as well. The Pinheiro Principles are the culmination of more than a decade of international and local activities in support of the emerging right to housing and property restitution as a core remedy to displacement.
Source Publication Title / Editor:
Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions
Research Reports and Articles (Incl: Studies)
Mine Action Themes:
MINE ACTION, SECURITY AND DEVELOPMENT / Landmines and Land Rights
Record updated on:
11 December 2012