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An invitation to enter the World Habitat Awards 2017-18
Over the years, a large range of excellent habitat projects were identified in the countries of the global North and the global South. These projects of different sizes and shapes tackle a wide range of housing issues. From the very beginning, the focus has been not only on the identification of good housing practices but also in the sharing of knowledge and experience to others who can transfer them in their own situations.
Source Building and Social Housing Foundation (02-06-2017)
What should be new U.N. Secretary-General Guterres’s urban priorities?
Five views on what the former Portuguese prime minister needs to focus on as he takes over as head of the United Nations.
Source Gregory Scruggs, Citiscope (01-16-2017)
HIC Compilation on Habitat III
Messages, activities, documents, videos and articles on Habitat III by HIC's Members and Allies
Source HIC-GS (01-05-2017)
India. Press Release: ‘Housing for All’?
Over 33,000 Homes Demolished in Urban India between 2015 and 2016; RTI Reveals only 2,776 Houses Built under PMAY–Urban in 2015–16
Source HIC-HLRN SA (12-23-2016)
Urgent Action to stop double persecution against Shuar communities and Accion Ecologica NGO in Ecuador
Send your signature to Maristella Svampa maristellasvampa@yahoo.com
Source NGO Acción Ecológica (12-22-2016)
HIC General Secretariat Season's Greetings
Source HIC-GS (12-20-2016)
European Tenants vs. Wall Street Landlords
Wall Street is Europe’s landlord, and tenants are fighting back.
Source Liz Alderman, The New York Times (12-19-2016)
Press Release. Forced Eviction in Delhi Renders over 1500 Homeless in the Winter Cold
Housing and Land Rights Network (HLRN), India, strongly condemns the forced eviction and demolition of 250–300 homes in Kishangarh, Delhi during the winter.
Source Housing and Land Rights Network (HLRN), India. (12-12-2016)
Videos. HIC General Assembly 2016
HIC celebrated its annual General Assembly (GA) on October 16, in Quito. 157 individuals, 74 of them representing HIC's member organizations - social and human rights movements, civil society and grass-roots organisations and academia, among others - coming from 26 countries and all regions, joined HIC’s General Assembly.
Source HIC-GS (11-28-2016)
Nubians Stage Open-ended Sit-in on the Road to their Original Villages
Statement of the Egyptian Center for Civil and Legislative Reform
Source The Egyptian Center for Civil and Legislative Reform (11-22-2016)

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