United Nations


Economic and Social Council

Distr.: General

6 December 2021


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. 88/2018 *

Communication submitted by:M.V.G.D., M.D.E.G. and G.D.G.G.

Alleged victims:The authors

State party:Spain

Date of communication:9 November 2018 (initial submission)

Subject matter:Eviction from a dwelling following termination of the lease

Substantive issue:Right to adequate housing

Article of the Covenant:11 (1)

1.On 9 November 2018, the authors submitted an individual communication to the Committee. By a decision issued on 21 December 2018, the Committee registered the communication without requesting the State party to take interim measures.

2.At its meeting on 12 October 2021, the Committee, having noted that the authors had failed to respond to repeated requests for comments on the State party’s observations, concluded that the authors had lost interest and decided to discontinue its consideration of the communication, in accordance with rule 17 of its provisional rules of procedure under the Optional Protocol.