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
Press Release:Eviction Policy in CameroonWhat seems to be an ongoing program of forced evictions and demolitions is unrelenting in Cameroon. Most recently, between 22 and 26 November 2010, the Pre-Sessional Working Group of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights held its meeting in order to compile a list of questions to present to the government of Cameroon in November 2011, when the Committee will examine the periodic report of Cameroon concerning its implementation of the Covenant on Economic, Social and...
Date published: 12-15-2010
Job Announcement: Director of the International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net)ESCR-Net, a Project of the Tides Center, is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage and seek applications from people outside of the US, women, and people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related) or the conditions Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS Related Conditions (ARC). Applicants with Disabilities: Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time
Source: International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net)
Date published: 12-10-2010
Women claim their city by night in New DehliIn another initiative to raise awareness about women's safety and right to the city, a walk under the slogan 'Claim Your City by Night' was held in New Delhi on Friday December 10, 2010, to commemorate International Human Rights Day. Nearly two hundred people including students, NGO members, and activits participed in the walk. Emmanuelle Paris-Cohen and Shivani Bhardwaj from Sathi All for Partnerships and HIC-Women and Habitat Network were among the main organizers of the...
Source: Times of India
Date published: 12-10-2010
Habitat International Coalition (HIC) convokes its Annual General Assembly to be held before the World Social Forum (WSF), in Dakar, Senegal, on February 5 and 6, 2011The proposed agenda for the day-and- a-half meeting is the following: 1. 1.Revision of the quorum 2. 2.Welcome by HIC President and Khady Diagne, ENDA Rup 3. 3.Revision and approval of the agenda 4. 4.Approval of the minutes of the previous GA meeting (Rio 2010) 5. 5. General Secretariat’s report and...
Date published: 12-06-2010