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: 10-03-2014
The Building and Social Housing Foundation is organising a Study Visit to BLACD Housing Programme in Minia, EgyptAn international study visit will be carried out in November 2011 to BLACD Housing Programme in Minia, Egypt, winner of the 2010 World Habitat Award.
Date published: 03-22-2011
A Handbook on UN Basic Principles and Guidelines on Development-based Evictions and Displacement - Third edition November 2010 HIC-HLRN South Asia Regional ProgrammeThe UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing, in collaboration with the German Federal Foreign Office and the German Institute for Human Rights, co-organized an International Workshop on Forced Evictions in Berlin in June 2005, for the purpose of elaborating guidelines aimed at assisting States and the international community in developing policies and legislation to address forced evictions. The Basic Principles and Guidelines on Development-based Evictions and Displacement (henceforth...
Date published: 03-21-2011
Global Charter-Agenda on Human Rights in the City - WSF 2011 DakarReport of the debate on the Global Charter-Agenda on Human Rights in the City organised in the framework of the World Social Forum held in Dakar. With the participation of Mr. Davinder Lamba, HIC President.
Source: Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights / United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG)
Date published: 03-18-2011The Habitat International Coalition joins civil society worldwide in condemning the ruling al-Khalifa monarchy in Bahrain for its brutal and unwarranted attacks on peaceful and unarmed protesters demanding their democratic rights. The al-Khalifa regime has long been renowned for its corruption and nepotism, the torture of dissenters, material discrimination against the Shi`a majority population and looting the country’s wealth, leaving no more than 10 percent of the country’s land for all other Bahraini citizens to live on.
Date published: 03-18-2011