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U.N. Hosts Historic Session With Civil Society
UNITED NATIONS - For the first time ever, civil society has been invited to participate in interactive sessions of the U.N. General Assembly, but the guest list has irked some leading activists who wonder why they were not asked to attend.
Source By Mithre J. Sandrasagra (IPS) (06-23-2005)
Two New Board Members
Na Hyo-Woo, LOCOA, Korea/Philippines and Hanan Masri, NISCVR, Libanon elected representatives of social movements to HIC Board
Source (06-16-2005)
Conservative-liberal majority in NRW want to weaken housing rights
The Ruhr Tenants Forum started protest mails addressed to the new government and announced heavy protests if the government will keep its plans.
Source Knut Unger (06-10-2005)
Election of Anglophone Africa Representative to HIC Board
Process for the election of the new representative for the 78 Anglophone Africa HIC members to the HIC Board. For more info contact: mazinst@mitsuminet.com
Source (06-06-2005)
1 million face eviction in Zimbabwe
Distressing report about massive evictions planned in Harare
Source Barry Pinsky, Rooftops (05-25-2005)
Stop evicting Borg El Arab farmers
Egypt- Threatening farmers with eviction and imprisonment claiming to build an amusement park on these lands.
Source LCHR (05-24-2005)
250.000 tenants household in Germany have a transnational fund as landlord now
Viterra AG is privatising huge parts of their original social housing stock and creates new speculation bubbles -- with a contract missing obligations and securities for tenants.
Source Knut Unger (05-17-2005)
Latin American Women speak out about their Access to Adequate Housing
AWID Interview to Maria Silvia Emmanuelli.
Source AWID (05-05-2005)
Our friend, Wardah Hafidz is to receive Gwangju Human Rights Award!
HIC Board Member internationally awarded
Source ACHR (05-04-2005)
HIC Proposes Text to Clarify MDG Target 11
and Sample Letter to Support HIC Goals for Final CSD Report read...
Source HIC (04-18-2005)

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