Habitat International Coalition
Global network for the right to habitat and social justice
 
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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
 
South Africa: No more fires! No more evictions! The poor assert their right to the city!
the residents of Foreman Rd are resisting the opportunistic illegal demolition of their homes by government after they experienced one of the most devastating fires of any informal settlement in the last few years.
 
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.
 
Swedish Cooperative Centre Eastern and Southern Africa statement in commemorating World Habitat Day
The Swedish Cooperative Centre (SCC) in Eastern and Southern Africa, in partnership with housing co-operatives and civil society working on urban development join the world in commemorating the World Habitat Day, under the theme ‘Harmonious Cities’.
 
The Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE) today released a statement on World Habitat Day:
"Governments must end forced evictions and address global housing crisis at the root of global financial crisis
 
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
 
Ecuador's new Constitution includes several housing-related rights
3 October 2008: Ecuador recently ratified a new Constitution including the right to housing, the right to the city, and the right to water and sanitation.
 
No harmony without inclusion
The following statement was issued today in Geneva by the Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on adequate housing, Raquel Rolnik, on the occasion of World Habitat Day
 
HIC Statement Housing and Land Rights Day Campaign 2008
Joining forces worldwide in initiative: Act Together – Housing for All!
 
 
 

 

   
 


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