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International Meeting for Equal Cities
In face of U20, social organizations, grassroots movements, civil society networks, academics and local authorities committed to equality, human rights and sustainability, we propose to show the other faces and the other voices of our cities. We want to address the root causes that generate impoverishment, exclusion and inequality and exchange experiences of resistance and transformative proposals from neighbourhoods and urban groups.
 
Rebuilding the Right to Habitat after the Mexico Earthquake: The HIC Initiative Selected by the Global Giving Foundation
HIC has been selected to participate at the Global Giving Foundation platform. The selected initiative works together with those affected by the 2017 earthquakes in Mexico in the reconstruction of their right to habitat, a work based on their knowledge and participation.
 
Experiences to face the Housing Crisis at the International Conference on the Right to the City in Barcelona
The Conference analyzed the global and complex nature of the housing crisis with solutions proposed by the civil society movements
 
3rd Latin American and Caribbean Forum on Housing and Habitat
Under the title: "Housing at the heart of the New Urban Agenda", this gathering was be a regional space for exchange and discussion to share lessons learned, trends and challenges in the area of housing and urban habitat. The meeting was be held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, from 12 to 14 June 2018.
 
HIC and the Global Platform for the Right to the City at the High Level Political Forum
The High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) is the main United Nations platform on sustainable development and it has a central role in the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the global level.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Earthquakes, Constitutions, Urban Planning and Social Change: Lessons and Controversies from Mexico
Struggles for spatial justice, human rights, and democracy are interconnected and have a long history in Mexico City. As the previous official slogan claimed, this is a “City in Movement”. So let’s get inspired and keep going.
 
Habitat III urged to prioritize ‘social regulation’ of real-estate markets
In open letter, 13 NGOs call for the New Urban Agenda to more directly address urban speculation, the social function of land and alternatives to private property.
 
 
 

 

   
 


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