Habitat International Coalition
Global network for the right to habitat and social justice
 
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HIC-AL activities in the Social Forum of the Americas
The first Social Forum of the Americas will be held in Quito, Ecuador between 25 - 30 July as part of the process opened in 2001 by the World Social Forum.
 
Dubai International Award for Best Practices to Improve the Living Environment
Since 1996, over 2400 practices from 140 countries have been received. All submissions undergo a three-stage assessment and review process resulting in Award-winning, best and good practices.
 
Report on HIC's participation at CSD-12 in New York
The "official" CSD-12 sessions included several hundred government representatives from the 131+ UN member states. As usual, the "action" could be found in the NGO caucuses.
 
KARACHI: City govt bulldozes lives in pursuit of ‘development’
1,500 to 2,500 people were uprooted by the city government’s action, while according to a Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) statement, published in this newspaper on Aug 3, 5,000 houses were demolished while 30,000-35,000 people were left homeless.
 
Turkey: Forced Evictions in Sulukule, Istanbul
Sulukule is the most ancient Roma neighbourhood in the world. It has been host to the Roma community for centuries. As a consequence of the implementation of urban renewal policies, the Fatih district municipality have started evicting hundreds of people out of their homes.
 
No harmony without inclusion
The following statement was issued today in Geneva by the Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on adequate housing, Raquel Rolnik, on the occasion of World Habitat Day
 
Afro-Descendent Communities Bring Petition Against Brazil under International Labour Organisation Indigenous Rights Mechanism, for Systemic Violations of Land Rights
The Geneva-based Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE) provided legal support to the organizations. The Communication was presented in September to the International Labour Standards Department of ILO in Geneva.
 
UN-HABITAT Global Land Tool Network E-Forum
The UN-HABITAT Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) has launched an online discussion to identify a set of criteria that will ensure that large scale land tools address the realities that women face in their daily lives and that these tools include women in their development and implementation.
 
 
 

 

   
 


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