Habitat International Coalition
Global network for the right to habitat and social justice
 
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Dialogue Roundtable for the Right to Housing
 
Report on HIC's participation at CSD-12 in New York
The "official" CSD-12 sessions included several hundred government representatives from the 131+ UN member states. As usual, the "action" could be found in the NGO caucuses.
 
Human Settlements Caucus Statement
The NGO signatories to this statement, representing civil society organizations working at community levels around the world, have committed to support the recommendations of Agenda 21 (1992), HABITAT II (1996), and the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation
 
Crisis in Europe and housing
As part of the French EU presidency European ministers responsible for urban development and housing will meet in Marseille, 24th – 25th November 2008
 
Turkey: Forced Evictions in Sulukule, Istanbul
Sulukule is the most ancient Roma neighbourhood in the world. It has been host to the Roma community for centuries. As a consequence of the implementation of urban renewal policies, the Fatih district municipality have started evicting hundreds of people out of their homes.
 
Tenants Win Victories on Capitol Hill, Demand that Washington Does More to Prevent Mass Displacement
The National Alliance of HUD Tenants (NAHT) has called on Congress and the McCain and Obama campaigns to do more to protect more than 5 million low income families aided by federal HUD subsidy programs and millions more in foreclosed homes affected by the banking crisis
 
HIC Statement Housing and Land Rights Day Campaign 2008
Joining forces worldwide in initiative: Act Together – Housing for All!
 
Indonesia : Another eviction took place in Jakarta
The eviction was carried out by 5000 troops consist of Jakarta Public Order Officer (Satpol PP) and convoyed by the police officer. The troops equipped with hard tools managed to evict 6000 poor people who has live there, on the land sized 26,5 hectares, for the last 3 years.
 
European and international solidarity campaign for the Collettivo Sottotetto housing project in the Compagnoni quarter of Reggio Emilia, Italy
One of the most important projects engaged in fighting against the social dismantling of this area, the Collettivo Sottotetto, is in danger.
 
National Training Seminar on the Right to Housing in Chile
Community leaders gathered in Santiago, Chile to learn and share experiences on the struggle to secure the right to housing.
 
 
 

 

   
 


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