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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.
 
Social Production of Habitat: the Case of the slum of Mashmoni, Nairobi
This article is a reflection on the Social Production of Habitat processes in the case of Mashimoni, Nairobi in Africa. This is the result of a desk research in the framework of an alliance between DPU - UCL (Development Planning Unit - University College London) and HIC (Habitat International Coalition) in which it is intended to reflect on the SPH processes, its possible impact on citizenship as well as some of the challenges and opportunities in relation to the use of the SPH in the context of Africa.
 
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:
 
 
 

 

   
 


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