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Housing in Europe:
Time to Evict the Crisis
After opening for comments, the General Secretariat drafted the last version of HIC´s By-Law. It now has to be submitted to the General Assembly for its approval. Members' amendments are highlighted in yellow. The voting period starts on July 15 and will end on July 28, 2014. You can vote in favor, against, or abstain for the vote.Staying up to date with your contributions is indispensable to cast your vote. We request all HIC members to send their vote to gs@hic-net.org. * To download...
Date published: 07-14-2014

  As David Harvey said during the World Social Forum (WSF) in Belém, Brazil, in February 2009, the right to the city “is not simply the right to what already exists in the city, but the right to transform the city into something radically different.” It is a collective right, “much more than the individual freedom to access urban resources. It is the right to change ourselves by changing the city” (Harvey,...

Date published: 07-15-2010
Habitat International Coalition (HIC) received very disturbing information about permanent attack by authorities and structures of the ruling ANC against Abahlali baseMjondolo (AbM). We are very concerned about the treatment of shack dwellers from the Kennedy Road settlement in Durban by the regional authorities.   We strongly support the demand of Abahlali baseMjondolo for an independent commission of inquiry and that the judicial process should be halted until such an enquiry has...

Date published: 07-09-2010
The City to City Barcelona FAD Award aims to recognise urban processes that lead to substantial transformations in the reality of a particular city. By urban process we understand the sum of actions of varying kinds (social, architectural, educational, urban planning-related, etc) with a far-reaching impact on the city as a whole. Candidatures are made through a participatory process. If you want to propose a city click here Download the competition rules...

Date published: 07-08-2010
Call for 2010-2011 Projects
SELAVIP's call is open to a wide range of proposals that address acute housing problems in the cities of developing countries

Date published: 07-02-2010
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