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Slums: New Visions for an Enduring Global Phenomenon
A symposium being held at Harvard University from September 20-22, 2018 that will challenge participants to discuss the range of perceptions and systemic changes needed to re-imagine integrative urban and social landscapes, as well as the labor and land markets that most often underpin the formation of slums. Over three days, the symposium seeks to advance new policy, financial, design, and educational tools that can both improve existing slums and generate alternatives to future ones.
 
 
“Land and Self-determination” at Human Rights Council 39th session
Side event at Human Rights Council 39th session
 
 
International Meeting for Equal Cities
In face of U20, social organizations, grassroots movements, civil society networks, academics and local authorities committed to equality, human rights and sustainability, we propose to show the other faces and the other voices of our cities. We want to address the root causes that generate impoverishment, exclusion and inequality and exchange experiences of resistance and transformative proposals from neighbourhoods and urban groups.
 
 
Rebuilding the Right to Habitat after the Mexico Earthquake: The HIC Initiative Selected by the Global Giving Foundation
HIC has been selected to participate at the Global Giving Foundation platform. The selected initiative works together with those affected by the 2017 earthquakes in Mexico in the reconstruction of their right to habitat, a work based on their knowledge and participation.
 
 
Abierto el plazo de candidaturas para el reconocimiento latinoamericano de casos de reconstrucción social del hábitat post-desastres 2018
El reconocimiento está dirigido a visibilizar y difundir procesos de reconstrucción social del hábitat post-desastres.
 
 
HIC Members elect Africa Representative at the HIC Board
Results of the election of Africa Representative at the HIC Board for the period 2018-2022
 
 
HIC and the Global Platform for the Right to the City at the Africities 8th Summit
Africities is the United Cities and Local Governments of Africa’s flagship pan-African event that is held every three years in one of the five regions of Africa. We mobilize communities and local authorities in African countries, as well as financial institutions, civil society groups and development partners at continental and international level.
 
 
Call for participation in the Fifth edition of the Triennale des Habitants
The Triennial 2018 of the RNHC is a meeting of citizens from 150 municipalities and cities covered by the RNHC in the 10 regions of Cameroon, supported by partner organizations from Cameroon and abroad. It will be held in Yaoundé in about ten public squares, 29 to 30 November 2018.
 
 
Serious Threats Made Against Abahlali baseMjondolo
Members of Abahlali base Mjondolo have been the targets of ongoing intimidation and physical attacks due to corruption at the local political level, and since 2007, including Sibonelo Patrick Mpeku, seven members of Abahlali base Mjondolo have been killed and others have been persecuted.
 
 
High-Level Political Forum: The Right to the City Agenda places human rights at the front for the SDGs and the New Urban Agenda implementation
HIC together with the Global Platform for the Right to the City has brought this year a dedicated programme to the High-Level political Forum within and outside of the United Nations building.
 
 
   
 


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