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
Date published: 12-24-2009
Health, Housing and Human Rights: Exploring the Connections in Canada and GloballySpecial events with the former UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Housing
Source: Centre for International Health, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Comparative Program on Health and Society, Munk Centre for International Studies
Date published: 12-21-2009HIC Statement for Internacional Human Rights Day
Date published: 12-10-2009
Appeal for solidarity protest vs bloody demolition of Muslim communityOn November 18 a demolition operation turned violent and bloody. The residents bravely resisted. But the cost was the death of three residents and many injured and the destruction of the homes of nearly four hundred families. But the mosque was not demolished. It is now where many of the evicted families are living. This is the third attempt to remove the mosque. And it has always been violent. The reason? The Philippine government is developing this huge reclaimed area by scenic...
Source: Urban Poor Associates
Date published: 11-20-2009