United Nations

E/C.12/69/D/72/2018

Economic and Social Council

Distr.: General

7 April 2021

English

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. 72/2018 *

Communication submitted by :P.R.A.

Alleged victim :P.R.A.

State party :Spain

Date of communication :2 November 2018

Subject matter:Eviction for occupation without legal title

Substantive issues:Right to adequate housing

Article of the Covenant :11 (1)

1.On 8 November 2018 the author submitted an individual communication to the Committee. On the same date, the Committee registered the communication and requested the State party to take interim measures to suspend the eviction of the author and her son pending the consideration of the communication or to provide them with adequate alternative housing, in genuine consultation with them.

2.At its meeting on 22 February 2021, the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, having noted that the organization representing the author had reported that it had lost contact with her, decided to discontinue its consideration of communication No. 72/2018, in accordance with article 17 of its provisional rules of procedure under the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.