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Housing in Europe:
Time to Evict the Crisis
After opening for comments, the General Secretariat drafted the last version of HIC´s By-Law. It now has to be submitted to the General Assembly for its approval. Members' amendments are highlighted in yellow. The voting period starts on July 15 and will end on July 28, 2014. You can vote in favor, against, or abstain for the vote.Staying up to date with your contributions is indispensable to cast your vote. We request all HIC members to send their vote to gs@hic-net.org. * To download...
Date published: 07-14-2014

1 October 2010 - As the world prepares to mark World Habitat Day on 4 October, more than half the world's population lives in cities. An estimated 1 billion live in slums and other sub-standard housing – more than one in seven people worldwide. Hundreds of millions of these people live in truly dire conditions – without water and sanitation, public infrastructure or security of tenure.   The United Nations chose the theme Better City, Better Life for this year’s World...

Date published: 10-01-2010
  Human dignity depends on human well-being and other things Human well-being depends on housing and other things Housing depends on land and other things   Therefore, human well-being depends on the housing and land duo and other things And, human dignity depends on the human well-being, housing and land trio and other things   Human dignity is recognized as the juridical, philosophical basis of all human rights: Civil, Political, Economic, Social and...

Date published: 09-29-2010
Land, Habitat and our Commitment for Change Land is essential to realizing the human rights to adequate housing and livelihood, and, thus, to human dignity and well-being. For many communities, their tenure on their land means no less than life itself. In our world on this International Housing and Land Rights Day (Habitat Day), we face the deepening challenge of urban expansion on the land, while rural and productive land becomes the subject of ever-greater commodification, contention and...

Date published: 09-29-2010
Below is a request for solidarity action from our homeless friends and artists evicted recently from Miyashita Park in Shibuya Ward, Tokyo, Japan. Aside from signing on to the statement of the Coalition to Protect Miyashita Park from Becoming Nike Park

Date published: 09-24-2010
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