Date published: 04-25-2017
The General Assembly of HIC, held in Quito on October 16, 2016 has been an unprecedented example of solidarity, democratic participation and mutual commitment to continue working together. 157 participants from 26 countries and 74 member organizations reviewed the work of the Coalition in the last three years and planned together the future work of HIC.
Date published: 03-02-2017
HIC's Statement at the 34th Session of the Human Rights CouncilStatement delivered by Álvaro Puertas, HIC General Secretary.
Source: Habitat International Coalition
Date published: 03-01-2017
Press Release. HLRN Commends India Mission Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate HousingHousing and Land Rights Network, India (HLRN) would like to express its support for the India mission report of the United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context. The Special Rapporteur—Ms Leilani Farha—visited India on an official mission from 11–22 April 2016 and will be presenting her report to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva today (1 March 2017)....
Date published: 03-01-2017Which models of Community-led housing are being developed across the world? What do they have in common? What are relevant tools and policy instruments that support Community-led Housing in different legal, economic and social contexts? What are the main achievements, challenges and bottlenecks that inhabitant groups are facing in the Global North and South? How can policy-makers contribute to enabling community-driven habitat initiatives at different levels? Round table with...
Date published: 02-28-2017