Habitat International Coalition
Global network for the right to habitat and social justice
 
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Right to Adequate Housing and Western Balkans – from idea to implementation
Platform for Development of Adequate Housing in Montenegro – coordinating office ADP-Zid organizes the conference regarding adequate housing in the Western Balkans region on 3rd and 4th October 2019 in Podgorica, Montenegro.
 
HIC Members activities on the occasion of World Habitat Day 2019
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:
 
Stand up for the Defenders of our Habitat Rights this Urban October
Ready to follow up on the campaign on human rights defenders to land, housing and the right to the city?
 
Vote for your favorite Transformative City
You can now cast up to four votes on your favorite examples of transformation in areas of water, energy, housing and food systems for the Transformative Cities Award 2019.
 
Stop forced eviction of residents of Wxlacodji beach community in Cotonou
In the end of July, 2019, multiple visits by official delegations from the mayor's office, the prefecture, and the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development warned these communities of imminent eviction without any real details or meaningful information.
 
Call for session proposals for the 19th International Observatory on Participatory Democracy(IOPD) conference in Iztapalapa, Mexico
The idea is to organize the event in a participative and collaborative way, with all the spaces (discussion panels organized by thematic axis, territorial panels of experience exchange, utopia workshops, art-debate and networking sessions) open to the collective construction that emerges from third-party proposals.
 
HIC issues open Letter to UN leadership concerning the neglect of the Treaty Body System
Habitat International Coalition (HIC) is profoundly concerned to learn of the postponement or cancellation of some Treaty Body sessions already scheduled for 2019, as well as the possible reduction of future sessions due to funding delays and states’ underfunding.
 
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.
 
 
 

 

   
 


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