Habitat International Coalition
Global network for the right to habitat and social justice
HIC Partners - Socios de HIC - Alliés de HIC
Throughout 2007 HIC(*) advocated before the following institutions:



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Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)


Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)


Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR)


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Commission for Sustainable Development (CSD)


Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

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Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

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Economic and Social Council for Western Asia (ESCWA)


International Labour Organization (ILO)


Urban and Housing Ministries Assembly in Latin America and Caribbean (MINURVI)

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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

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United Nations Centre for Human Settlements UN-Habitat (International and Regional offices)

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Global Land Tools Network (GLTN)


UN Human Rights Council (UNRC)

·         Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)


United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)


The global partners HIC has been working with during 2007 are the following:


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Asian Coalition for Housing Rights (ACHR)

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Africa Center for Democracy and Human Rights Studies


Ahwaz Human Rights Organization

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Amnesty International HIC works with the Secretariat of AI

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Arab Institute for Human Rights

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Arab NGO Network for Development

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Arab Towns Organization



Asociación Latinoamericana de Organizaciones de Promoción

The Latin American Association of Promotion

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Association of International Dalit Solidarity


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CEMIRADE (Center for Minority Rights and Development)


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Center for the Study of Human Rights and Democracy

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Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation


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Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE)

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Congo Commission on the Legal Empowerment of the Poor


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Development Support Center



Frente de autoridades locales (FAL)

Front of Local Authorities

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Fédération européenne d'associations nationales travaillant avec les sans-abri (Feantsa)

(European Federation of National Organisations Working with the Homeless)

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Food First Information and Action Network (FIAN)



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Forced Migration and Refugee Studies Program (AU Cairo)


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Global Call for Action Against Poverty (GCAP)


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Habitat for the Humanity HIC works with HFH’s regional and local offices



Indigenous Network on Economics and Trade


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Institute for Palestine Studies


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International Commission of Jurists



International Alliance of Inhabitants


International Union of Tenants

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Ittijah Network of Arab Community-based Organizations in Israel


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Lutheran World Federation


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Near East Foundation


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Negev Coexistence Forum ( Israel )



Slum Dwellers International

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Social and Economic Rights Action Centre (SERAC) ( Nigeria )


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Transnational Institute ( Netherlands )


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UN Millennium Campaign


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Urgence Palestine



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Throughout 2007, HIC acted in the following organizations and/or spaces:


“Act Together – Housing for All” campaign


Africa Human Rights Spaces  


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WSF, World Social Forum

·         International Council (IC)

·         Communication Commission of the IC

·         Caucus of Human Dignity and Human Rights

·         Urban Spot



Habitat International Coalition
General Secretariat