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High-Level Political Forum 2019
This year, the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development will take place from the 9th to the 18th of July. The general theme of the event will be "Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality".
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
Adjudicating the Human Right to Adequate Housing: Analysis of Important Judgments from Indian High Courts
This compilation, the first of its kind in India, presents an analysis of progressive judgments from High Courts across India that have upheld the human right to adequate housing.
 
 
Forced Evictions in India in 2018: An Unabating National Crisis
New report highlights the unrelenting crisis of forced evictions, finds over 200,000 persons evicted in India in 2018. Over 114 houses demolished every day, 23 people evicted every hour.
 
 
International Social Housing Festival
Housing Europe, Aura HLM, L'Union Social Pour l'Habitat and la Metropole du Grand Lyon are organizing the 2019 edition of the International Social Housing Festival to take place in Lyon from the 4th to the 8th of June 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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
Urban Storytellers' CONVITE
Lorena Zárate, HIC Presidents participate at CONVITE, the celebration of collective actions that result from solidarity and empathy networks among urban dwellers. In Medellín, CONVITE has been a social, cultural and technological tool to build urban infrastructure at the neighbourhood level with a city scale impact.
 
 
   
 


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