Habitat International Coalition
Global network for the right to habitat and social justice
 
Habitat Themes
Search results 1 to 10 of 457
  • Housing and Land Rights Violations
 
 
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:
 
Slums: New Visions for an Enduring Global Phenomenon
A symposium being held at Harvard University from September 20-22, 2018 that will challenge participants to discuss the range of perceptions and systemic changes needed to re-imagine integrative urban and social landscapes, as well as the labor and land markets that most often underpin the formation of slums.
 
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.
 
Serious Threats Made Against Abahlali baseMjondolo
Members of Abahlali base Mjondolo have been the targets of ongoing intimidation and physical attacks due to corruption at the local political level, and since 2007, including Sibonelo Patrick Mpeku, seven members of Abahlali base Mjondolo have been killed and others have been persecuted.
 
Conference Intersections 2018
Organized by Ground Solutions network.
 
Save our Homes Conference
The National Alliance for Hud Tenants organizes Save our Homes Conference 2018.
 
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
 
HIC statement against the persecution and assassination of Abahlali baseMjondolo members, grassroots movement in South Africa
On Tuesday night, 22 May 2018, S’fiso Ngcobo was assassinated in eKukhayeni, in Marianhill outside Durban. Ngcobo was the chairperson of the local branch of the shack dwellers’ movement, Abahlali baseMjondolo. Earlier on Tuesday another member of the movement, Ndumiso Mnguni, was shot and seriously wounded in the Foreman Road settlement in Clare Estate.
 
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.
 
 
 

 

   
 


Habitat International Coalition
General Secretariat
 
<%=misereor_%>