Habitat International Coalition
Global network for the right to habitat and social justice
 
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OHCHR dialogue on treaty body reform
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights is hosting a five-week dialogue on treaty body reform and proposals for a unified standing treaty body
 
HIC at the International Human Rights Day
Vowing that “another world is possible” for the 1.2 billion people with inadequate housing and more than 100 million who are homeless, and decrying the realities of war and forced evictions, Habitat International Coalition (HIC), reaffirms the human right
 
Chileans hold anti-globalization rally during APEC meeting
Ana Sugranyes, HIC General Secretary, and local HIC members participated to the rally organized to protest against US President Gorge W. Bush and the Economic Leaders' Meeting of the APEC.
 
HLRN hosts regional consultation on the right to adequate housing
The subject and purpose of the regional consultation is “women’s right to adequate housing and land.” The consultation will take place in the Bibliotheca Alexandrina over four days (23–26 July 2004)
 
No State Is Above the Law
As the situation in Rafah and elsewhere in the Gaza Strip further deteriorates, local and international human rights organisations deplore the inaction of the international community.
 
Israel begins destruction of “hundreds of homes” in Rafah
2,197 people already left homeless in 15 days, at least 15 killed.
 
Over 300,000 people to be forcefully evicted from Yamuna Pushta
In Delhi: 40,000 homes demolished so far
 
KARACHI: City govt bulldozes lives in pursuit of ‘development’
1,500 to 2,500 people were uprooted by the city government’s action, while according to a Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) statement, published in this newspaper on Aug 3, 5,000 houses were demolished while 30,000-35,000 people were left homeless.
 
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
 
Guatemala: Americas Social Forum Rejects Neoliberalism, Celebrates Resistance
The Third Americas Social Forum closed on Sunday with a massive rally from the Obelisk in Guatemala City's elite "Zona Viva," past the U.S. Embassy, to the National Palace on the main square in the center of town. With the participation of more than 7,000 delegates from throughout the Americas and Europe, the 6-day event condemned neoliberal economic policies, and pledged to build a better world.
 
 
 

 

   
 


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