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Declaration of the First Global Stakeholder Forum of the First UN Habitat Assembly
HIC-HLRN and other participants of the First Global Stakeholder Forum, held during 25 and 26 May 2019 on the eve of the first UN Habitat Assembly at Nairobi, held a press conference this morning, 30th of May, to present the Forum's declaration which presents agreements, commitments and steps forwards for the coming months.
 
HIC at the First UN-Habitat Assembly: calling for clarity and guidance for a rational and consultative approach to stakeholder engagement
Habitat International Coalition has issued an open letter to UN Habitat Executive Director Maimunah Mohammed Sharif, calling for clarity in the indispensable cooperation of civil society and other stakeholders with the struggling agency.
 
Statement about the right to housing for Indigenous people in Canada
Stéphan Corriveau, from the Canadian Housing and Renewal Association, pushes for an effective reconciliation process and housing policies that address indigenous people's needs, support indigenous' organizations and address decades of inaction.
 
HIC and HLRN present an Open Letter to UN Habitat Executive Director concerning the role of partners and other stakeholders
Under the context of the upcoming first UN-Habitat Assembly, HIC and HLRN presented an Open Letter to UN Habitat Executive Director demanding more transparency about the new developments concerning the participation of civil society actors and partners under the overall decision-making process of UN-Habitat.
 
UN Habitat Assembly
The first session of the UN-Habitat Assembly will be held from 27-31 May 2019, at the headquarters of UN-Habitat in Nairobi. Member States of the United Nations are expected to participate, as well as other United Nations Agencies, Local authorities and non-state actors including civil society, youth and women group representatives, the private sector and the Academia.
 
High-Level Political Forum 2019
This year, the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development will take place from the 9th to the 18th of July. The general theme of the event will be "Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality".
 
International Social Housing Festival
Housing Europe, Aura HLM, L'Union Social Pour l'Habitat and la Metropole du Grand Lyon are organizing the 2019 edition of the International Social Housing Festival to take place in Lyon from the 4th to the 8th of June 2019.
 
Urban Storytellers' CONVITE
Lorena Zárate, HIC Presidents participate at CONVITE, the celebration of collective actions that result from solidarity and empathy networks among urban dwellers. In Medellín, CONVITE has been a social, cultural and technological tool to build urban infrastructure at the neighbourhood level with a city scale impact.
 
States and real estate private equity firms questioned for compliance with human rights
UN's housing advisor accuses one of the world's largest corporate residential landlords, Blackstone Group, along with other private equity firms, of "helping to fuel a global housing crisis"
 
The HIC Annual Report 2017 is out!
This annual report presents the work of HIC during 2017 in defense of human dignity, social justice, equity, diversity, solidarity and peace. HIC Members and Allies are actively involved in this task in all continents.
 
 
 

 

   
 


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