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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)
 
 
HLRN on Israel’s ICESCR Treaty Review
HIC’s Housing and Land Right Network formally has submitted commentary on Israel’s current periodic report to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) on that state party’s implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
Source HIC-HLRN (01-29-2019)
 
 
The world needs inspiring stories: Open Call for the Transformative Cities Initiative 2019
“The Transformative Cities award is an opportunity for progressive local governments, municipalist coalitions, social movements and civil society organizations to popularise and share their experiences of building solutions to our planet’s systemic economic, social, political and ecological crisis.
Source (01-24-2019)
 
 
World Habitat Awards 2019 open for entry
Are you doing something amazing to provide housing? World Habitat is looking for projects that bring the best housing to those who need it the most.
Source (01-17-2019)
 
 
   
 


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