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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)
 
 
Participate in the UN News users' survey before 25 March
The UN Department of Global Communications wishes to take stock of the level of satisfaction of its users on the content of the news it is publishing, the access to them and what can be done to further meet their needs.
Source (03-22-2019)
 
 
Social Production of Habitat: the Case of the slum of Mashmoni, Nairobi
This article is a reflection on the Social Production of Habitat processes in the case of Mashimoni, Nairobi in Africa. This is the result of a desk research in the framework of an alliance between DPU - UCL (Development Planning Unit - University College London) and HIC (Habitat International Coalition) in which it is intended to reflect on the SPH processes, its possible impact on citizenship as well as some of the challenges and opportunities in relation to the use of the SPH in the context of Africa.
Source (03-12-2019)
 
 
Sierra Leone: Protect land rights defenders!
We call on Sierra Leone to release those detained, investigate the killing of these human rights defenders, and protect the Malen people targeted for defending their human rights.
Source www.escr-net.org (03-11-2019)
 
 
Women’s Right to the City Manifesto
Manifesto launched on the occassion of Women's Day by the Global Platform on the Right to the City and supportive organizations.
Source Global Platform for the Right to the City (03-07-2019)
 
 
HIC at the 57th Commission for Social Development in New York
The HIC side event was held on the 20th of February 2019, from 1:15pm- 2:30pm in Conference room A. The meeting counted with the participation of about 46 people.
Source (03-01-2019)
 
 
Concern regarding the arrest and detention of the Egyptian human rights lawyer Mohamed Ramadan
HIC wants to express its profound concern regarding the arrest and detention of the Egyptian human rights lawyer Mohamed Ramadan. He is a respected advocate known for defending housing and labor rights and offering legal representation for human rights defenders and victims of torture in Egypt.
Source (02-14-2019)
 
 
Stop Evictions in Zimbabwe
On 8 January 2019, 1,000 families from Mzaro Farm in Masvingo West were served eviction orders signed by the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement. The deadline for eviction was set for seven days later, on 15 January 2019. However, as of 4 February 2019 the inhabitants remain on their land.
Source The Zimbabwe People’s Land Rights Movement (ZPLRM) (02-13-2019)
 
 
Minutes of the 2018 General Assembly
On 12th December 2018, HIC Members, Friends and Allies participated at the online 2018 General Assembly meeting.
Source (01-30-2019)
 
 
   
 


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