Habitat International Coalition
Global network for the right to habitat and social justice
 
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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.
 
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.
 
HIC at the 57th Commission for Social Development in New York
The HIC side event was held on the 20th of February 2019, from 1:15pm- 2:30pm in Conference room A. The meeting counted with the participation of about 46 people.
 
HLRN on Israel’s ICESCR Treaty Review
HIC’s Housing and Land Right Network formally has submitted commentary on Israel’s current periodic report to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) on that state party’s implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
 
"Addressing inequalities and challenges to social inclusion": HIC side event during the Commission for Social Development in New York
The African representative of HIC's Board Dr. Mrs Ifeyinwa Ofong and Habitat International Coalition General Secretariat are organizing a side event titled "Addressing inequalities and challenges to social inclusion: Housing and evictions, Extractive Industries and land grabbing".
 
Abahlali baseMjondolo goes to Court to Stop the Eviction of Disabled Residents
Today the eNduduzweni branch of Abahlali baseMjondolo goes to Durban High Court as the eThekwini Municipality and KZN Department of Social Development intensified its war on the blind and physical challenged residents in the eNduduzweni Centre for the Disabled in uMlazi.
 
HIC joins the manifesto for the immediate recovery of Law 24/2015, the "Housing Emergency Law" in Catalonia
The Law 24/2015 Promoting Group presents a manifesto to demand the recovery of the Catalan Law against evictions and supply cuts.
 
Brazilian civil society organizations and social movements against Bolsonaro's statement on activism in Brazil
By means of a letter the entities affirm that the speech of Bolsonaro confronts the Federal Constitution, which guarantees the rights of association and assembly.
 
Land, housing, city - Our rights are not commodities!
HIC Message on World Habitat Day, by Lorena Zárate, President of HIC.
 
HIC members activities on the occasion of World Habitat Day and Urban October
Within the framework of the World Habitat Day and Urban October, HIC members organize the following activities to remind and to ensure the human right to adequate housing and land for everyone:
 
 
 

 

   
 


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