Habitat International Coalition
Global network for the right to habitat and social justice
 
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Abahlali baseMjondolo goes to Court to Stop the Eviction of Disabled Residents
Today the eNduduzweni branch of Abahlali baseMjondolo goes to Durban High Court as the eThekwini Municipality and KZN Department of Social Development intensified its war on the blind and physical challenged residents in the eNduduzweni Centre for the Disabled in uMlazi.
 
HIC joins the manifesto for the immediate recovery of Law 24/2015, the "Housing Emergency Law" in Catalonia
The Law 24/2015 Promoting Group presents a manifesto to demand the recovery of the Catalan Law against evictions and supply cuts.
 
Land, housing, city - Our rights are not commodities!
HIC Message on World Habitat Day, by Lorena Zárate, President of HIC.
 
HIC members activities on the occasion of World Habitat Day and Urban October
Within the framework of the World Habitat Day and Urban October, HIC members organize the following activities to remind and to ensure the human right to adequate housing and land for everyone:
 
Habitat International Coalition and the Habitat Conferences 1976-2016
HIC launches publication on World Habitat Day commemorating more than 40 years of struggle for Social Justice
 
Slums: New Visions for an Enduring Global Phenomenon
A symposium being held at Harvard University from September 20-22, 2018 that will challenge participants to discuss the range of perceptions and systemic changes needed to re-imagine integrative urban and social landscapes, as well as the labor and land markets that most often underpin the formation of slums.
 
Rebuilding the Right to Habitat after the Mexico Earthquake: The HIC Initiative Selected by the Global Giving Foundation
HIC has been selected to participate at the Global Giving Foundation platform. The selected initiative works together with those affected by the 2017 earthquakes in Mexico in the reconstruction of their right to habitat, a work based on their knowledge and participation.
 
HIC and the Global Platform for the Right to the City at the Africities 8th Summit
Africities is the United Cities and Local Governments of Africa’s flagship pan-African event that is held every three years in one of the five regions of Africa. We mobilize communities and local authorities in African countries, as well as financial institutions, civil society groups and development partners at continental and international level.
 
Serious Threats Made Against Abahlali baseMjondolo
Members of Abahlali base Mjondolo have been the targets of ongoing intimidation and physical attacks due to corruption at the local political level, and since 2007, including Sibonelo Patrick Mpeku, seven members of Abahlali base Mjondolo have been killed and others have been persecuted.
 
High-Level Political Forum: The Right to the City Agenda places human rights at the front for the SDGs and the New Urban Agenda implementation
HIC together with the Global Platform for the Right to the City has brought this year a dedicated programme to the High-Level political Forum within and outside of the United Nations building.
 
 
 

 

   
 


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