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Housing in Europe:
Time to Evict the Crisis
HIC together with the Global Platform for the Right to the City has brought this year a dedicated programme to the High-Level political Forum within and outside of the United Nations building.
Date published: 07-23-2018

Boaventura de Sousa Santos* In spite of their specificity, the violent riots in London and other British cities should not be seen as an isolated phenomenon. They are a disturbing sign of our time. In contemporary societies a high inflammable fuel is flowing underneath our collective lives unsuspected of families,communities, social organizations, and politicians. When it rises to the surface, propelled by a spark-like incident, it may provoke a social fire of unimaginable...

Date published: 08-21-2011
The 2011 Global Habitat Days Campaign “Resistances and Alternatives for the Right to Habitat”is our opportunity to raise awareness about and rally against forced evictions, insecurity of tenure and land grabbing, in solidarity with inhabitants’ organizations and victimized activists that defend the right to habitat. We are inviting you to contribute to the development of the Global Solidarity Map, created specifically for this Campaign, by submitting cases of violations or...

Date published: 08-19-2011
   Recognizing the common structural factors of the neoliberal system that lie behind the persistent and systematic violation of land and housing rights around the world, and following the decision taken by the World Assembly of Inhabitants, we have constituted the Liaison Committee and call upon all housing and land rights activists to organize and join in mass actions from 15 September through 31 October 2011 to demand genuine fulfillment of the right to housing and land for all, an...

Date published: 08-19-2011
Presenting some of the new and improved features on the HIC website HICademy is a tool which systematizes and shares knowledge produced within the Coalition in an effort to further strengthen the HIC mission in the fight for the right to habitat with social justice. HICademy is a space for exchange between HIC members and structures, built collaboratively as a social production of knowledge. Through HICademy, the Coalition centralizes and showcases services offered for and by members and...

Date published: 08-16-2011
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