Call to take part in the World Social Forum and the World Assembly of InhabitantsRegistration of activities extended until January the 31st of 2015!
Source: No Vox, International Alliance of Inhabitants (IAI) and HIC
Date published: 12-16-2014
Nationalities and visas to enter TunisiaThe nationals of the European Union and Eastern Europe do not need a visa to enter Tunisia for a stay of less or equal to 3 months. A valid passport or an identity card, obtained less than 10 years before entering the territory, together with an hotel reservation is enough. If you are planning to stay more than 90 days in Tunisia but less than 180, contact the nearest consulate. Here is the list of the countries whose nationals do not need a visa to enter Tunisia for a stay of less or...
Date published: 01-29-2015
Sustainable development goals: changing the world in 17 steps – interactiveThis year, the millennium development goals – launched in 2000 to make global progress on poverty, education, health, hunger and the environment – expire. UN member states are finalising the sustainable development goals that will replace them. But what do the SDGs aim to achieve? How do they differ from the MDGs? And did the MDGs make much progress? Browse how the MDGs have morphed into the SDGs, and explore each SDG in more detail.* The SDGs: all you need to know* To read more,...
Source: Achilleas Galatsidas, theguardian.com
Date published: 01-27-2015
Activists Bring Fight To Save A Rogers Park 'Community House' To Citibank (VIDEO)About 30 Chicago housing activists picketed outside a Citibank branch Wednesday morning as part of their ongoing fight to save a Rogers Park "community house." Organizers toted signs reading, "I support the house on Ridge" and "Housing is a human right," while tenants of the home, located at 7245 N. Ridge Ave., were inside the branch attempting to meet with a Citibank mortgage representative to discuss their offer to purchase the foreclosed property. Jorge Ortiz, an organizer...
Source: Communities United Against Foreclosure and Eviction
Date published: 01-27-2015
Ms. Ana Falu of Red Mujer y Habitat selected for UN President of the General Assembly's High-level Thematic Debate on Means of Implementation for Post-2015At the request of the Office of the President of the General Assembly (OPGA), the UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS) conducted an open process to obtain nominations for a civil society speaker in the President of the General Assembly's High-level Thematic Debate on Means of Implementation for a Transformative Post-2015 Development Agenda. This event will take place at UN Headquarters in New York on 9-10 February. The President of the General Assembly,H.E. Sam K. Kutesa, has...
Source: United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS)
Date published: 01-21-2015