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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). Within this process, the United Nations General Assembly decided to establish a Preparatory Committee (PrepComm), to carry out the preparations for the conference open to all State Members of the United Nations and members of specialized agencies and of the International Atomic Energy Agency. The PrepCom will have three meetings before the...
Date published: 09-04-2014

Handbook for Realizing the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation Launch Event
Source: The Permanent Missions of Finland, Germany, Spain and Switzerland to the United Nations in Geneva and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Ri
The launch of the Handbook for Realizing the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation took place on September 10th. The Handbook is available online here. ...

Date published: 09-14-2014
U.N. Committee Condemns U.S. Criminalization of Homelessness
Source: National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty
Second Time this Year Criminalization Condemned by U.N. Human Rights Monitors

Date published: 09-09-2014
We Don’t Like Samba, a short documentary feature, provides footage of and context for the bus-fare and anti-FIFA riots in Brazil over the last fourteen months, along with less well-known but related struggles. The film, by German collective c.i.s./Berlin, features people from multiple sectors of Brazilian society: from middle class students organizing against the bus fare hike in 2013 to favela residents facing evictions justified by the Cup to sanitation workers who won their...

Date published: 09-09-2014
Latin America, August 2014 After an initial statement release in May on the electoral process to choose HIC representatives in Latin America and another in June on the formation of the Election Committee (EC), here we share the final rules under which elections will be governed. This document was prepared by the Election Committee, which includes: Paola Bagnera, who serves as president, Vivienda Social y Ciudad (Social Housing and City) (Santa Fe, Argentina), Carmen Gonzalez, FUPROVI...

Date published: 09-09-2014
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