Habitat International Coalition
Global network for the right to habitat and social justice
 
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HLRN on Israel’s ICESCR Treaty Review
HIC’s Housing and Land Right Network formally has submitted commentary on Israel’s current periodic report to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) on that state party’s implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
 
The world needs inspiring stories: Open Call for the Transformative Cities Initiative 2019
“The Transformative Cities award is an opportunity for progressive local governments, municipalist coalitions, social movements and civil society organizations to popularise and share their experiences of building solutions to our planet’s systemic economic, social, political and ecological crisis.
 
"Addressing inequalities and challenges to social inclusion": HIC side event during the Commission for Social Development in New York
The African representative of HIC's Board Dr. Mrs Ifeyinwa Ofong and Habitat International Coalition General Secretariat are organizing a side event titled "Addressing inequalities and challenges to social inclusion: Housing and evictions, Extractive Industries and land grabbing".
 
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.
 
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.
 
International Meeting for Equal Cities
In face of U20, social organizations, grassroots movements, civil society networks, academics and local authorities committed to equality, human rights and sustainability, we propose to show the other faces and the other voices of our cities. We want to address the root causes that generate impoverishment, exclusion and inequality and exchange experiences of resistance and transformative proposals from neighbourhoods and urban groups.
 
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.
 
 
 

 

   
 


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