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Declaration of the First Global Stakeholder Forum of the First UN Habitat Assembly
HIC-HLRN and other participants of the First Global Stakeholder Forum, held during 25 and 26 May 2019 on the eve of the first UN Habitat Assembly at Nairobi, held a press conference this morning, 30th of May, to present the Forum's declaration which presents agreements, commitments and steps forwards for the coming months.
Source (05-30-2019)
 
 
HIC at the First UN-Habitat Assembly: calling for clarity and guidance for a rational and consultative approach to stakeholder engagement
Habitat International Coalition has issued an open letter to UN Habitat Executive Director Maimunah Mohammed Sharif, calling for clarity in the indispensable cooperation of civil society and other stakeholders with the struggling agency.
Source (05-28-2019)
 
 
Statement about the right to housing for Indigenous people in Canada
Stéphan Corriveau, from the Canadian Housing and Renewal Association, pushes for an effective reconciliation process and housing policies that address indigenous people's needs, support indigenous' organizations and address decades of inaction.
Source (05-22-2019)
 
 
HIC and HLRN present an Open Letter to UN Habitat Executive Director concerning the role of partners and other stakeholders
Under the context of the upcoming first UN-Habitat Assembly, HIC and HLRN presented an Open Letter to UN Habitat Executive Director demanding more transparency about the new developments concerning the participation of civil society actors and partners under the overall decision-making process of UN-Habitat.
Source (05-16-2019)
 
 
Upcoming HIC Presidential Elections
The HIC General Secretariat will soon call on all HIC Members to actively participate in this next electoral process. This will seek to promote the debate and exchange of ideas about possible candidates and about the current andfuture tasks of HIC.
Source (04-24-2019)
 
 
HIC-HLRN organizes workshop on gender and housing and land rights violations
HIC-HLRN has partnered with Shelter and Settlements Alternative : Uganda Human Settlements Network to organize the first of two workshops in Kampala, Uganda (10–12 April 2019) within HLRN’s “Women, Land and Housing Rights: Assessing the Impacts of Dispossession” project to build civil society capacity at strategic monitoring and documenting priority cases.
Source HIC - HLRN (04-23-2019)
 
 
Call for submissions: European Collaborative Housing Awards 2019
We are looking for outstanding initiatives from across Europe that have created affordable and inclusive housing solutions.
Source (04-10-2019)
 
 
The European Citizens’ Initiative #HousingForAll calls on the EU countries to create affordable housing
77 organizations are calling on the European legislators through the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) #HousingForAll, to improve the legal and financial framework for affordable & social housing.
Source www.housingforall.eu (04-09-2019)
 
 
Sign the petition to stop Shell from polluting the planet
Shell is one of the biggest climate polluters in the world. Friends of the Earth Netherlands together with over 17,000 Dutch citizens and 6 organisations who joined the case as co-plaintiffs (De Waddenvereniging, Young Friends of the Earth NL, BothENDs, Greenpeace NL, Fossielvrij NL and ActionAid NL) will be handing the court summons to Shell on the 5th of April 2019.
Source (04-04-2019)
 
 
States and real estate private equity firms questioned for compliance with human rights
UN's housing advisor accuses one of the world's largest corporate residential landlords, Blackstone Group, along with other private equity firms, of "helping to fuel a global housing crisis"
Source www.ohchr.org (03-27-2019)
 
 
   
 


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