Habitat International Coalition
Global network for the right to habitat and social justice
 
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People are the solution: The benefits of community-led housing
Community-led housing has shown to be an efficient solution to the lack of access to adequate housing all over the world. 6 organizations, including HIC, are coming together to create the platform of social production of habitat, aiming at giving a voice to the people who create new innovative housing solutions on a grassroots level.
 
Enough is Enough: 95 civil society organizations call on the Human Rights Council to urgently launch a ‘Commission of Inquiry’ to investigate violence against protesters in Palestine
In light of the recent mass killing of civilians in occupied Palestine, the undersigned 95 organizations call on the UN Human Rights Council to urgently launch an independent investigation into violations of international human rights and humanitarian law by Israel in the occupied Palestinian territory, occurring in the context of the “March of Great Return” and Nakba protests.
 
HIC statement for international investigation in Gaza violence
Statement by Joseph Schechla, coordinator of Housing and Land Rights Network on behalf of Habitat International Coalition at the 28th Special Session of the UN Human Rights Council.
 
Call for international mobilization: Cesare Ottolini, the coordinator of the IAI accused of defending a family against eviction
The Court in Padua has summoned Cesare Ottolini, global coordinator of the International Alliance of Inhabitants , accused of “aggravated private violence” for successfully defending a family of migrants against eviction from their home. The family is one of many families defended over 40 years of struggle for the right to housing in his city and on all continents.
 
Public Note from the Victims of the Fire of the Occupied Building of Sao Paulo
The families affected by the tragedy of the fire of the building that collapsed on May 1, 2018, camped in Largo do Paissandu, present the demands approved in the Assembly on May 4, 18 that require the authorities to have access to basic services of sanidad?atenci?n medical and protection from being outdoors among others.
 
Sustainable Housing for Inclusive and Cohesive Cities: European Project kick-off Conference
This seminar will be a unique opportunity to gather experts, public officials and communities around urban Community Land Trusts (CLTs) development across the North-west Europe region.
 
Right to the City, Barcelona Conference
This cycle of debates provides the occasion for an open debate among people from different parts of the world that are involved with the struggle for defending the right to affordable and adequate housing.
 
The Politics of the 'Expropriation of Land without Compensation' in South Africa
Abahlali baseMjondolo statement on the question of land, and specifically the new proposal to expropriate land without compensation
 
Apply to the World Habitat Awards 2018!
The World Habitat Awards are established for the identification and the promotion of good habitat practices.
 
Report of the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing: Human Rights Based Housing Strategies
This report provides States and other actors with concrete guidance on implementing effective rights-based housing strategies.
 
 
 

 

   
 


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