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Adoption of the Global Charter-Agenda for Human Rights in the City by the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) World Council
More than 40 local government representatives participated in the debate to discuss about how to foster local policies aiming to take forward the recognition, respect and fulfilment of human rights in cities.
Habitat International Coalition Mexico Partners Use Video to Pressure Governor, Influence Media, Document Protests
Chile - Need for Gender Perspective in Post-Earthquake Response & Reconstruction
"A gender perspective has been completely absent from both the emergency response policies as well as the inadequate measures taken for reconstruction. The needs of Chilean women were overlooked in the aftermath of the disaster as well as in organizing the reconstruction."
Video of the Island of Gorťe, Senegal
Gorťe Island is located in front of Dakar and is famous for being the Atlantic slave trade island from where slaves were processed or transported
The Goldberg Opportunity: A Chance for Human Rights-based Statecraft in Israel
Report of the International Fact-finding Mission, offering solutions for applying the recommendations of the Commission for Regulating Bedouin Settlement in the Naqab/Negev.
HIC Statement Supporting Democratic Demands of the People of Bahrain
The Habitat International Coalition joins civil society worldwide in condemning the ruling al-Khalifa monarchy in Bahrain for its brutal and unwarranted attacks on peaceful and unarmed protesters demanding their democratic rights. The al-Khalifa regime has long been renowned for its corruption and nepotism, the torture of dissenters, material discrimination against the Shi`a majority population and looting the countryís wealth, leaving no more than 10 percent of the countryís land for all other Bahraini citizens to live on.
Report "Systematic Housing and Land Rights Violations against Syrian KurdsĒ
Habitat International Coalitionís Housing and Land Rights Network 's (HIC-HLRN)formal contribution on the Syrian Arab Republic to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process of the UN Human Rights Council.
Egyptian Army Arrests Human Rights Defenders against Tyranny
The group of arrested human rights defenders includes three staff of the Egyptian Center for Housing Rights, a long-standing HIC Members organization
Haitiís 1.3 Million Camp Dwellers Waiting in Vain
Like about 70 percent of Haitiís refugee camps, the residents here are on their own. Apart from water deliveries, they get nothing from the government and the massive humanitarian apparatus on the ground. No food. No jobs. And no news about their future
Job Announcement: Director of the International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net)
ESCR-Net, a Project of the Tides Center, is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage and seek applications from people outside of the US, women, and people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related) or the conditions Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS Related Conditions (ARC). Applicants with Disabilities: Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time



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