HIC's activities during the World Urban Forum 7The seventh edition of the World Urban Forum (WUF) will be held in Medellin, Colombia from 5 to 11 April. This event is organized every two years by UN-HABITAT in order to examine one of the most urgent issues faced by humanity: the accelerated urbanization and its impact on communities, cities, economies and policies. This time the main theme of the Forum will be "Urban Equity in Development-Cities for Life". Alongside with the WUF, and taking advantage of the presence of many...
Date published: 02-13-2014
Article from the HIC publication "Cities for All: Experiences and Proposals for the Right to the City", Sugranyes A. y Mathivet C., HIC, Santiago, 2010, page 133
Date published: 05-11-2010
Urgent Action Appeal: Government responds harshly to indigenous communities on water issue (Ecuador)The government is responding with repression towards the indigenous Plurinational Mobilization and is neglecting to incorporate proposals from organizations for the Water Law project. The situation in Ecuador requires us to put our foot down in support of our indigenous brothers in the struggle for the defense of life and the implementation of an authentic plurinationality. The debate over the Water Law is the catalyst for conflict as the government of Rafael Correa persists in maintaining a...
New HLRN Representatives to HIC BoardWe are extremely pleased to announce the election of Mr. Alejandro Florian Borbón and Mrs. Alicia Gentolia-Murphy as HLRN’s new representatives to the HIC Board. Alejandro Florian Borbón, a lawyer by profession, comes to us with many years of Public Law experience in habitat and the right to housing issues. He has been part of the Federación Nacional de Organizaciones de Vivienda Popular (FEDEVIVIENDA) team since 1984, sitting as Executive Director from...
Atlanta: Homeless Reject Peachtree-Pine ForeclosureDespite a foreclosure notice on their homeless facility, “we’re still here and plan to remain here,” says Anita Beaty, executive director of the Metro Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless. The Task Force has called a press conference at 1 p.m. TODAY, Thursday, May 13, in front of their center at 477 Peachtree Street.
Source: Metro Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless