A/HRC/RES/25/17 United Nations General Assembly Distr.: General 14 April 2014 Original: English Human Rights Council Twenty-fifth session Agenda item 3 Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development Resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council 25/17. Adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living The Human Rights Council, Reaffirming that international human rights law instruments, including the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, entail obligations and commitments of States parties in relation to access to adequate housing, Recalling all previous resolutions adopted by the Commission on Human Rights on the issue of women’s equal rights to ownership of, access to and control over land and the equal rights to own property and to adequate housing, including resolution 2005/25 of 15 April 2005, Recalling also its resolutions 5/1, on institution-building of the Human Rights Council, and 5/2, on the Code of Conduct for Special Procedures Mandate Holders of the Council, of 18 June 2007, and stressing that the mandate holder shall discharge his/her duties in accordance with those resolutions and the annexes thereto, Recalling further all its previous resolutions, as well as those adopted by the Commission on Human Rights, on the issue of adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, including Council resolution 19/4 of 22 March 2012, Reaffirming the principles and commitments with regard to adequate housing enshrined in the relevant provisions of declarations and programmes adopted by major United Nations conferences and summits and at special sessions of the General Assembly and at their follow-up meetings, inter alia, the Istanbul Declaration on Human Settlements and the Habitat Agenda,1 and the Declaration on Cities and Other Human Settlements in the 1 A/CONF.165/14. GE.14-13533 *1413533*

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