Call to participate in the working group "Habitat III"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
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: 09-29-2010Below 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
Mini-courses on land value capture and land management (Cape Town, South Africa)The activity are preceded by DAG’s National Conference entitled "Re-imagining the City: A New Urban Order" taking place from 11 to 13 October, 2010
Source: Development Action Group (DAG)
Date published: 09-07-2010
38 Rights Groups Urge U.N. to Investigate Shanghai Expo Eviction of 18,000 FamiliesJoint NGO Appeal for 18,000 victims of forced eviction by 2010 Shangai World Expo
Source: UN Watch
Date published: 08-24-2010