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Housing in Europe:
Time to Evict the Crisis
Habitat III is the third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development to take place in 2016 (location to be arranged). HIC is involved in several initiatives to lobby for civil society to take a key role in discussions (such as Habitat I and II), in order for the Right to the City to be considered in the New World Urban Agenda that will emerge from Habitat III, as well as to remind the Conference of the existing continuum between rural and urban areas. HIC also...
Date published: 08-26-2014



The World Habitat Awards were presented today October 4th, 2010 by Mrs Inga Bjork-Klevby, Assistant-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Deputy Executive Director of UN-HABITAT and Mrs Diane Diacon, Director of BSHF at this year's global celebration of World Habitat Day in Shanghai, China. About the Awards: The World Habitat Awards were established in 1985 by the Building and Social Housing Foundation as part of its contribution to the United Nations International Year of Shelter for...

Date published: 10-04-2010
KASWESHA Public Procesion: Pre-WHD activities (Nairobi, Kenya)
Source: KASWESHA Housing Cooperative Society
KASWESHA Housing Cooperative Society invites all interested to participate in a public procession starting at its office in Room 2, 1St floor of the Mutarakwa House on Mutarakwa Road Kariobangi South Location in the newly created Njiru District. The procession will end up at the newly established Kariobangi South Public Health Facility which is less than one kilometer away from the KASWESHA office....

Date published: 10-01-2010
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
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