The 2014 FEANTSA Policy Conference, “Confronting homelessness in the EU: Seeking out the next generation of best practices” started today in Bergamo, Italy. The first day brought together more than 400 experts from across the world.
Despite the global recession, homelessness in cities around the world is falling. Can a controversial strategy to give homeless people a roof first – that is, before addressing drug abuse or mental health – take the credit?
HIC-HLRN and its members in Cameroun (Collectif Inter-africain des Habitants--CIAH et Coalition des ONGs et des OCBs du Cameroun œuvrant dans le domaine des Etablissements Humains--CONGEH) have joined with other civil society organizations to present parallel reports to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) meeting at Geneva this week. They have formed a common position and expressed one voice in a set of recommendations to the Committee in its review of State Party Cameroon.