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Housing in Europe:
Time to Evict the Crisis
As part of the plans to reinforce the Coalition in the African region, HIC will hold a Regional event in Africa, a HIC Human Rights Habitat Observatory workshop and HIC annual General Assembly, in October this year in the Africa region. All HIC members, friends and allies are invited to participate.
Date published: 07-04-2017

Result of Elections of North America Representative to the HIC Board
Source: HIC- North America Electoral Committee
Dear HIC Members and Friends, Please find hereunder the Report of the Elections of the North America Representative at the HIC Board. The Report has been drafted by the Electoral Committee in charge of this process. Kind regards, HIC-GS Team Report of Election: The Electoral Committee has the pleasure to announce the results of the elections of North America Representative at the HIC Board for the period 2017-2021. According to the information provided by the...

Date published: 07-07-2017
Spain eviction violated family’s human rights, UN experts find
Source: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
GENEVA (5 July 2017) – Spain violated the right to housing of a family with young children, who were evicted from a rented room in a flat without being provided with alternative housing, UN experts have found. The independent experts, from the Geneva-based Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, issued their findings after considering a complaint by a couple, who were evicted from their Madrid home in 2013 with their children aged one and three. In 2012, the couple stopped...

Date published: 07-06-2017
The African court has demonstrated its autonomy in a continent where judicial independence remains shaky in many states.

Date published: 06-30-2017
What Is HIC's Human Rights Habitat Observatory? HIC HRHO is a new collective initiative established by HIC, its Housing and Land Rights Network (HIC-HLRN) and Members to pose solutions and influence national and international debates and efforts to implement, monitor and evaluate the new global agendas, including the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and its goals (SDGs), the Paris Agreement on climate change and the New Urban Agenda (NUA) with the framework of states' human...

Date published: 06-27-2017
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