Preparatory activities to Habitat IIIHabitat III is the third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development to take place in 2016 (location to be arranged). Within this process, the United Nations General Assembly decided to establish a Preparatory Committee (PrepComm), to carry out the preparations for the conference open to all State Members of the United Nations and members of specialized agencies and of the International Atomic Energy Agency. The PrepCom will have three meetings before the...
Date published: 09-04-2014
The 2014 Urbamonde International Forum on Social Production of Habitat starts tomorrow !Join us Thursday October 2 at the Maison des Associations, Geneva
Date published: 10-01-2014
Call to contribute, comment and inform for the UN Rapporteur on Adequate Housing's first report on the responsibilities of governments at the sub-national level in the implementation of the right to adequate housingThe UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing invites interested civil society actors to share contributions, comments and information for her first report to the Human Rights Council on the issue of the responsibilities of governments at the sub-national level (state, provincial and municipal) in the implementation of the right to adequate housing. The report will be presented in March 2015, at the 28th session of the Council, but must be submitted early December 2014. The report...
Source: Civil Society Section - Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Date published: 09-29-2014
Sign the Statement by social organizations on the preparation of the third United Nations Conference on Sustainable Housing and Urban Development (Habitat III) under the 2014 World Habitat DayJoin the coordinated demonstrations on October 6th surrounding this topic. Send us information on what is being organized in your country, and we will spread your activities.
Date published: 09-25-2014The housing problem in Argentina is a complex phenomenon. It manifests itself in diverse ways and responds to diverse causes. Standing out among them are: the difficulty of access to housing for the most neglected sectors of the population and a large portion of the middle class, the serious problems of lot access, the expulsion of working class and poor people from the cities, the lack of basic infrastructure in neighborhoods, squats, and shantytowns, and the need for improvements in...
Date published: 09-23-2014