HIC Africa Region

The HIC Sub-Saharan Africa region is composed of 76 Member organizations that contribute their local experience and insights to address common and systemic issues related to the defense and realisation of huma rights related to habitat


HIC has 76 Member organizations located in the following countries in Sub-Saharan Africa: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mali, Mauritius, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

The local work of HIC Members in these countries relates at least to one of HIC’s four strategic priorities.

By coming together regionally, HIC members contribute their local experience and insights while building solidarity, and advocating regionally to address common and systemic issues that manifest locally. As HIC members work within their country and on shared activities in the Africa region, and global spaces they contribute to implementing the vision of Habitat International Coalition.

More info about the work of HIC Africa Members

HIC Africa Strategic Plan

HIC Members in Africa identified the need for a common regional strategic plan to better coordinate priorities, mobilize resources and implement joint action to fight for the recognition, defense and full implementation of human rights related to habitat.

Women and Habitat Africa Working Group (WHAWG)

The Women and Habitat Africa Working Group (WHAWG) is a network and co-learning space for HIC Africa members working on the advancement of gender equality in habitat and aims to consolidate their initiatives to offer a collective voice for intensified advocacy.

How to get in contact with HIC Africa

HIC Africa Regional Coordinator 

Desmond Chieshe


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