Habitat International Coalition
Global network for the right to habitat and social justice
 
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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.
 
Conference Intersections 2018
Organized by Ground Solutions network.
 
Save our Homes Conference
The National Alliance for Hud Tenants organizes Save our Homes Conference 2018.
 
Experiences to face the Housing Crisis at the International Conference on the Right to the City in Barcelona
The Conference analyzed the global and complex nature of the housing crisis with solutions proposed by the civil society movements
 
3rd Latin American and Caribbean Forum on Housing and Habitat
Under the title: "Housing at the heart of the New Urban Agenda", this gathering was be a regional space for exchange and discussion to share lessons learned, trends and challenges in the area of housing and urban habitat. The meeting was be held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, from 12 to 14 June 2018.
 
HIC and the Global Platform for the Right to the City at the High Level Political Forum
The High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) is the main United Nations platform on sustainable development and it has a central role in the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the global level.
 
People are the solution: The benefits of community-led housing
Community-led housing has shown to be an efficient solution to the lack of access to adequate housing all over the world. 6 organizations, including HIC, are coming together to create the platform of social production of habitat, aiming at giving a voice to the people who create new innovative housing solutions on a grassroots level.
 
Enough is Enough: 95 civil society organizations call on the Human Rights Council to urgently launch a ‘Commission of Inquiry’ to investigate violence against protesters in Palestine
In light of the recent mass killing of civilians in occupied Palestine, the undersigned 95 organizations call on the UN Human Rights Council to urgently launch an independent investigation into violations of international human rights and humanitarian law by Israel in the occupied Palestinian territory, occurring in the context of the “March of Great Return” and Nakba protests.
 
 
 

 

   
 


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