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Civil society taking strategic ‘breath’ amid pause on New Urban Agenda
 
HIC Publication. Habitat I, Habitat II, Habitat III
This publication was launched at the HIC General Assembly held in Quito, during Habitat III.
 
People's Manual on the Tenure Guidelines (Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security)
These Guidelines are a new international instrument that can be used by peasant, fishing and pastoralist organisations, indigenous peoples, the landless, women and youth, and civil society as a whole, to assert their rights.
 
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.
 
Make social regulation of real estate markets an issue at Habitat III!
Open letter to Habitat III Secretary General and Preparatory Committee, UN Habitat Executive Director and Responsible national ministers
 
From COP21 towards Habitat III: Cities and Citizens Networks Engaged to Address Global Challenges
With the participation of Lorena Zárate, HIC's President
 
Beyond the square: changing dynamics at the World Social Forum
If the recent Occupy-type social explosions are to seek transformative action beyond occupied squares, they should look at the history of the World Social Forum, with its valuable paths to transnational connectivity.
 
Press Release – 24th October 2014: Confronting Homelessness Must Remain a Priority in the EU Fight against Poverty
The 2014 FEANTSA Policy Conference, “Confronting homelessness in the EU: Seeking out the next generation of best practices” started today in Bergamo, Italy. The first day brought together more than 400 experts from across the world.
 
Housing First: the 'counterintuitive' method for solving urban homelessness
Despite the global recession, homelessness in cities around the world is falling. Can a controversial strategy to give homeless people a roof first – that is, before addressing drug abuse or mental health – take the credit?
 
New Report Calls for More Democratic Food Systems
 
 
 

 

   
 


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