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Declaration on Human Rights Day and the Right to the City
We, social movements, civil society and local governments’ organizations are committed to social justice through the promotion, defense and fulfillment of all human rights related to habitat, including the Human Right to Adequate Housing, Land and the Right to the City in every region of the world.
Source (12-10-2018)
 
 
HIC General Assembly meeting 2018
We invite all HIC Members, Friends and Allies to participate in the online 2018 General Assembly meeting. The HIC General Assembly is an open event and HIC Members are encouraged to invite other partners to join the meeting. Even though the meeting will be hold online, participation confirmation is needed.
Source (12-05-2018)
 
 
Abahlali baseMjondolo goes to Court to Stop the Eviction of Disabled Residents
Today the eNduduzweni branch of Abahlali baseMjondolo goes to Durban High Court as the eThekwini Municipality and KZN Department of Social Development intensified its war on the blind and physical challenged residents in the eNduduzweni Centre for the Disabled in uMlazi.
Source (11-27-2018)
 
 
HIC convokes its Annual General Assembly 2018
We invite all HIC Members, Friends and Allies to participate in the annual General Assembly meeting 2018.
Source (11-16-2018)
 
 
UN poverty expert warns against tsunami of unchecked privatisation
The UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, criticised the extent to which the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and even the UN itself have aggressively promoted widespread privatisation of basic services.
Source United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner (11-09-2018)
 
 
Brazilian civil society organizations and social movements against Bolsonaro's statement on activism in Brazil
By means of a letter the entities affirm that the speech of Bolsonaro confronts the Federal Constitution, which guarantees the rights of association and assembly.
Source O Instituto de Estudos Socioeconômicos – INESC (10-29-2018)
 
 
HIC joins the manifesto for the immediate recovery of Law 24/2015, the "Housing Emergency Law" in Catalonia
The Law 24/2015 Promoting Group presents a manifesto to demand the recovery of the Catalan Law against evictions and supply cuts.
Source ILP Habitatge (10-22-2018)
 
 
UCLG's words to say goodbye to Néstor Vega
Yesterday we received the sad news of the unexpected death of our colleague, a partner of local struggles for social justice. HIC would like to share the kind words from UCLG colleagues saying goodbye to their colleague and friend.
Source (10-16-2018)
 
 
Land, housing, city - Our rights are not commodities!
HIC Message on World Habitat Day, by Lorena Zárate, President of HIC.
Source (10-05-2018)
 
 
Habitat International Coalition and the Habitat Conferences 1976-2016
HIC launches publication on World Habitat Day commemorating more than 40 years of struggle for Social Justice
Source (10-01-2018)
 
 
   
 


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