United Nations


Economic and Social Council

Distr.: General

4 November 2020


Original: Spanish

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Decision adopted by the Committee under the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, concerning communication No. 111/2019 *

Communication submitted by:V.D.N. et al.

Alleged victims:The author, her son and her mother

State party:Spain

Date of communication:15 February 2019

Subject matter:Eviction for failure to vacate after expiration of lease

Substantive issue:Right to adequate housing

Article of the Covenant:11 (1)

1.On 17 February 2019, the Committee registered the communication and requested the State party to take interim measures to suspend the eviction of the author and her family pending the consideration of the communication or to provide them with adequate alternative housing, in genuine consultation with them.

2.At its meeting on 13 October 2020, the Committee, having noted that it had not been possible to contact the authors, decided to discontinue consideration of communication No. 111/2019, in accordance with article 17 of its provisional rules of procedure under the Optional Protocol.