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HIC and HLRN present an Open Letter to UN Habitat Executive Director concerning the role of partners and other stakeholders
Under the context of the upcoming first UN-Habitat Assembly, HIC and HLRN presented an Open Letter to UN Habitat Executive Director demanding more transparency about the new developments concerning the participation of civil society actors and partners under the overall decision-making process of UN-Habitat.
Source (05-16-2019)
 
 
Upcoming HIC Presidential Elections
The HIC General Secretariat will soon call on all HIC Members to actively participate in this next electoral process. This will seek to promote the debate and exchange of ideas about possible candidates and about the current andfuture tasks of HIC.
Source (04-24-2019)
 
 
HIC-HLRN organizes workshop on gender and housing and land rights violations
HIC-HLRN has partnered with Shelter and Settlements Alternative : Uganda Human Settlements Network to organize the first of two workshops in Kampala, Uganda (10–12 April 2019) within HLRN’s “Women, Land and Housing Rights: Assessing the Impacts of Dispossession” project to build civil society capacity at strategic monitoring and documenting priority cases.
Source HIC - HLRN (04-23-2019)
 
 
Call for submissions: European Collaborative Housing Awards 2019
We are looking for outstanding initiatives from across Europe that have created affordable and inclusive housing solutions.
Source (04-10-2019)
 
 
The European Citizens’ Initiative #HousingForAll calls on the EU countries to create affordable housing
77 organizations are calling on the European legislators through the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) #HousingForAll, to improve the legal and financial framework for affordable & social housing.
Source www.housingforall.eu (04-09-2019)
 
 
Sign the petition to stop Shell from polluting the planet
Shell is one of the biggest climate polluters in the world. Friends of the Earth Netherlands together with over 17,000 Dutch citizens and 6 organisations who joined the case as co-plaintiffs (De Waddenvereniging, Young Friends of the Earth NL, BothENDs, Greenpeace NL, Fossielvrij NL and ActionAid NL) will be handing the court summons to Shell on the 5th of April 2019.
Source (04-04-2019)
 
 
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"
Source www.ohchr.org (03-27-2019)
 
 
Participate in the UN News users' survey before 25 March
The UN Department of Global Communications wishes to take stock of the level of satisfaction of its users on the content of the news it is publishing, the access to them and what can be done to further meet their needs.
Source (03-22-2019)
 
 
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.
Source (03-12-2019)
 
 
Sierra Leone: Protect land rights defenders!
We call on Sierra Leone to release those detained, investigate the killing of these human rights defenders, and protect the Malen people targeted for defending their human rights.
Source www.escr-net.org (03-11-2019)
 
 
   
 


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