Vowing that “another world is possible” for the 1.2 billion people with inadequate housing and more than 100 million who are homeless, and decrying the realities of war and forced evictions, Habitat International Coalition (HIC), reaffirms the human right
The US government should drop its opposition to action on climate change and poverty reduction at this week’s UN summit in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the leading global network of housing rights advocacy groups urged today.
Land consumption by urban expansion and traffic facilities is one of the main reasons of environmental degradation worldwide. The indiscriminate access to land, on the other hand, is a strategic prerequisite for the provision of adequate housing for all.
The main purpose of the consultation was to advise the UN Special Rapporteur and provide testimonies on women’s housing and land rights issues across the region, and to generate guidance for States on how to meet their housing and land rights duties in a