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Housing in Europe:
Time to Evict the Crisis
The World Social Forum (WSF) will be held in Tunis, Tunisia, from 24 to 28 March 2015. The WSF 2015 will be held at a crucial time for the social movements that want more justice, freedom and solidarity. The aims and guidelines chosen consider the political, social and economic changes in Maghreb-Mashreq, and on the African Continent, and of the ecological and economical worldwide crisis. The identified aims are only indications to a better support of all of those crucial questions, and...
Date published: 02-11-2015

Applications for the upcoming study visit to the Community Programme for Neighbourhood Improvement, winner of the 2011 World Habitat Awards, are now accepted

Date published: 04-02-2012
Summary: This report focuses on the question of women and their right to adequate housing – looking at progress to date and further efforts needed – to ensure that women everywhere are able to enjoy this right in practice. Specifically, and so as to build on work previously done under the mandate, this report focuses on recent legal and policy advancements in the area of women‘s right to adequate housing, including issues related to inheritance, land and property, as well as strategies for...

Date published: 03-26-2012
Kenyan Land Bills
Source: Mazingira Institute
Questions about the proposed new land laws ('bills')

Date published: 03-19-2012
 News of the collaborative work that WITNESS and HIC-Latin America have been engaged in for the past year in Mexico, relating to forced evictions due to the construction of dams:   Mexico Training on Forced Eviction   Forced Eviction in the Name of Development   Stopping the Construction of a Dam to Prevent your Home from Being Flooded   Act Now to Stop the Eviction of 25,000 People in Mexico   43 Oaxacan communities are at risk from the hydroelectric dam...

Date published: 03-14-2012
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