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Global network for the right to habitat and social justice
 
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A new UN declaration could finally protect rural and landless peoples
The UN has drafted a groundbreaking declaration that has the potential to protect the human rights of peasants, rural workers, and landless peoples. There is room, however, to strengthen its provisions.
 
Cities 2030, Cities for all: Implementing the New Urban Agenda
The Ninth Session of the World Urban Forum will be the first session to focus on the implementation of the New Urban Agenda adopted in Habitat III. WUF9 will be instrumental to substantively feed into the inputs for the first report of the implementation of the New Urban Agenda.
 
London Habitat Campaigns Re-examined: Exploring the Role of International Alliances for Local Action
07 December 2017 | 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. This event will discuss how London civil society campaigns and advocacy activities can relate, support or draw from international housing and urban development campaigns.
 
Civil society taking strategic ‘breath’ amid pause on New Urban Agenda
 
HIC Publication. Habitat I, Habitat II, Habitat III
This publication was launched at the HIC General Assembly held in Quito, during Habitat III.
 
People's Manual on the Tenure Guidelines (Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security)
These Guidelines are a new international instrument that can be used by peasant, fishing and pastoralist organisations, indigenous peoples, the landless, women and youth, and civil society as a whole, to assert their rights.
 
Habitat III urged to prioritize ‘social regulation’ of real-estate markets
In open letter, 13 NGOs call for the New Urban Agenda to more directly address urban speculation, the social function of land and alternatives to private property.
 
Make social regulation of real estate markets an issue at Habitat III!
Open letter to Habitat III Secretary General and Preparatory Committee, UN Habitat Executive Director and Responsible national ministers
 
From COP21 towards Habitat III: Cities and Citizens Networks Engaged to Address Global Challenges
With the participation of Lorena Zárate, HIC's President
 
Beyond the square: changing dynamics at the World Social Forum
If the recent Occupy-type social explosions are to seek transformative action beyond occupied squares, they should look at the history of the World Social Forum, with its valuable paths to transnational connectivity.
 
 
 

 

   
 


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