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Housing in Europe:
Time to Evict the Crisis
On 5 December, ESCR-Net sent a letter to Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa, to express the Network’s collective concern following the murder of Sibonelo Patrick Mpeku. Mr. Mpeku, 32 years old, was a leader of ESCR-Net member Abahlali baseMjondolo, social movement of shack-dwellers living in South Africa’s informal settlements. In Abahlali he served as chairperson for the Sisonke Village branch and the KwaZulu/Natal Provincial Council. Mpeku was reportedly killed around 11:00...
Date published: 12-05-2017

The London Citizens Housing Manifesto, 2016 has been developed through a rigorous, democratic process led by our 220 member institutions across London. This document outlines the result of that process and makes four proposals to tackle the housing crisis.

Date published: 12-11-2017
Hamburg. Right to the City: A Transatlantic Roundtable
Source: Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office and the Right to the City Alliance
HIC and the Global Platform for the Right to the City will be represented by Lorena Zárate.

Date published: 11-30-2017
Kuria Patterson Gathuru, a senior staff member of Mazingira Institute (HIC Africa Focal Point), passed away in Nairobi on 15 November 2017. He served tirelessly on the international stage as a HIC representative from 2014, for the urban food insecure constituency of the Civil Society Mechanism for the UN Committee on World Food Security. He participated in HIC event in Nairobi. He was a mentor and trainer par excellence on the practice of urban agriculture. He had been very sick for...

Date published: 11-28-2017
Civil society across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is now more capable to use international standards to solve local problems related to land and natural resource management. An indicator of this progress is the recent Earth Forum held in Tunis from 25 to 27 October 2017. The sixth session of the Land Forum in MENA was the most-recent iteration of the regional forum for the exchange of experiences and strategies and the enhancement of communication among civil society...

Date published: 11-28-2017
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