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Housing in Europe:
Time to Evict the Crisis
The World Social Forum (WSF 2018) will take place in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, from 13 to 17 of March. The main territory will be the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA), but the WSF will spread through the public, cultural and peripheral spaces of the city. It will have seminars, plenary sessions, workshops, cultural activities, conferences, marches and acts through the city.
Date published: 03-12-2018

Activists protest against gender violence outside Mexico’s General Prosecutor’s office in Mexico City on July 11, 2017.Pedro Pardo/AFPIn Argentina, "a woman is killed every 30 hours”, reports Telam, the country’s official news agency, based on a report of the Observatorio de Femicidios Marisel Zambrano from the NGO La Casa del Encuentro. From July 1, 2015 to May 31, 2016, 275 women had been killed. The violence that takes place in cities goes beyond robbery and assault,...

Date published: 01-19-2018
The World Social Forum 2018 will take place in Salvador, Bahia, with seminars, plenary sessions, workshops, cultural activities and conferences. It will have marches and acts through the city. It will mobilize solidarity networks of welcome to participants and also the academic community.

Date published: 01-15-2018
Housing is a human rights issue – and 2018 must be the year to address it
Source: Leilani Farha, UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing,
Homelessness is on the rise, even in the world’s richest countries. If governments are to keep their promise of housing for all by 2030, they need to act immediately.

Date published: 01-12-2018
Participatory budgeting (PB) has been a major innovation in participatory governance worldwide, with more than 3,000 experiences listed across 40 countries. PB has also diversified over its 30 years, with many contemporary experiments (referred to as PBs) only tangentially related to the original project to "radically democratize democracy”. We propose a taxonomy to distinguish the logics currently underpinning PB in practice:political(for radical democratic change), good...

Date published: 01-12-2018
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