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The Electoral Committee calls to vote for the Representative of Africa 2018-2022 at the HIC Board
Source Comité Electoral Elections HIC-AF (07-20-2018)
Electoral Process for the Africa Representative at the HIC Board: Publication of Candidates' Documents
Source Electoral Committee HIC-AF (07-17-2018)
Call for Participants: Research-Action with HIC Members in Africa
HIC shall be implementing its project, Asserting Peoples Habitat Rights at All Levels between 2018-2020. The project is supporting the work of two HIC teams, the HIC General Secretariat (HIC GS) and the HIC Housing and Land Rights Network (HIC HLRN).
Source HIC General Secretariat (07-03-2018)
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Source (06-29-2018)
Vacancy: Program Officer at HIC-HLRN
Habitat International Coalition (HIC) is an international collective of civil society organizations, social movements and individuals that mobilizes and advocates, defends and promotes the full implementation and enforceability of the human rights of homeless, evicted, displaced, landless and inadequately housed people and communities, including those under occupation, in urban and rural areas.
Source (06-29-2018)
HIC statement against the persecution and assassination of Abahlali baseMjondolo members, grassroots movement in South Africa
On Tuesday night, 22 May 2018, S’fiso Ngcobo was assassinated in eKukhayeni, in Marianhill outside Durban. Ngcobo was the chairperson of the local branch of the shack dwellers’ movement, Abahlali baseMjondolo. Earlier on Tuesday another member of the movement, Ndumiso Mnguni, was shot and seriously wounded in the Foreman Road settlement in Clare Estate.
Source (05-31-2018)
Experiences to face the Housing Crisis at the International Conference on the Right to the City in Barcelona
The Conference analyzed the global and complex nature of the housing crisis with solutions proposed by the civil society movements
Source (05-30-2018)
People are the solution: The benefits of community-led housing
Community-led housing has shown to be an efficient solution to the lack of access to adequate housing all over the world. 6 organizations, including HIC, are coming together to create the platform of social production of habitat, aiming at giving a voice to the people who create new innovative housing solutions on a grassroots level.
Source UrbaMonde (05-24-2018)
HIC statement for international investigation in Gaza violence
Statement by Joseph Schechla, coordinator of Housing and Land Rights Network on behalf of Habitat International Coalition at the 28th Special Session of the UN Human Rights Council.
Source (05-22-2018)
Enough is Enough: 95 civil society organizations call on the Human Rights Council to urgently launch a ‘Commission of Inquiry’ to investigate violence against protesters in Palestine
In light of the recent mass killing of civilians in occupied Palestine, the undersigned 95 organizations call on the UN Human Rights Council to urgently launch an independent investigation into violations of international human rights and humanitarian law by Israel in the occupied Palestinian territory, occurring in the context of the “March of Great Return” and Nakba protests.
Source Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (05-22-2018)

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