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Housing in Europe:
Time to Evict the Crisis
Election of HIC Board Member and Alternate (2017-2021)
Date published: 04-25-2017

Reflections from the‘Towards an Autonomy of Housing’event that took place on the 22nd of February 2017 and was presented by the UCL Development Planning Unit (DPU) as part of the seriesDPU Dialogues in Development.

Date published: 03-14-2017
Call for Contributions on Changing Rural-Urban Dynamics!
Source: Elene and Kuria, coordinators of the CSM Working Group on Urbanisation and Rural Transformation
On February 3rd, 2017 the Open Ended Working Group (OEWG) of the CFS on Urbanization and Rural Transformation (UR&RT) adopted a "Call for Experiences and Policy Approaches in Addressing Food Security and Nutrition in the Context of Changing Rural-Urban Dynamics”, which includes the template for submission of case studies in all UN official languages EN, ES, FR, RU, AR, CH. The aim of the CALL is to collect short summaries of experiences and policy approaches addressing food security and...

Date published: 03-09-2017
The report focuses on the "financialization of housing” and its impact on human rights. It examines structural changes that have occurred in recent years whereby massive amounts of global capital have been invested in housing as a commodity, as security for financial instruments that are traded on global markets, and as a means of accumulating wealth. The report assesses the effect of those historic changes on the enjoyment of the right to adequate housing and outlines an appropriate...

Date published: 03-06-2017
A massive shift of global capital investment has left homes empty and people homeless, argues Leilani Farha, UN special rapporteur for housing.

Date published: 03-06-2017
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