Habitat International Coalition
Global network for the right to habitat and social justice
 
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World Habitat Day 2014

 
 
Members and Partners' Publications
Housing in Europe:
Time to Evict the Crisis
Call to take part in the World Social Forum and the World Assembly of Inhabitants
Source: No Vox, International Alliance of Inhabitants (IAI) and HIC
Urban and rural inhabitants for a life of dignity!
Date published: 12-16-2014



Abahlali baseMjondolo: A letter of gratitude
Source: Abahlali baseMjondolo Movement
8 December 2014 A letter of gratitude To our comrades, friends and partners who stood and continue to stand in solidarity with us through protests, petitions and other forms of solidarity actions we wish to say thank you. This year 2014 just like 2013 and year 2009 has been a year of great repression. It has been a year of illegal evictions, a year of shack fires, a year of death threats, a year of arrest, violence and assassination. It has been a tough year that has forced some...

Date published: 12-10-2014
International Human Rights Day Statement
Source: Campaign for People’s Goals for Sustainable Development
Address Corporate Wrongs and Uphold Human Rights in the Post-2015 Agenda In 1950, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed December 10th as International Human Rights Day to bring to the attention of the world’s people the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) as the baseline of achievement for all peoples and nations. We remember the UDHR as a milestone in integrating the wide spectrum of rights that every human being has, including economic security, social equality,...

Date published: 12-10-2014
To fight climate change, we need a new development model. The Campaign for People’s Goals for Sustainable Development (The People’s Goals) challenges world leaders gathered for the 20th session of the Conference of Parties in Lima, Peru to heed people’s call for development justice. This would mean securing legally-binding post-2015 goals and targets to combat climate change and its impacts based on the findings of climate science and the principles of climate justice and holding...

Date published: 12-10-2014
The Palestinians on Monday became an observer for the first time at the annual meeting of states that have joined the International Criminal Court, upgrading their status within the organization but not, crucially, coming under the court’s jurisdiction. The change is symbolic but significant nonetheless, considering how elusive statehood has proved for the Palestinians in their prolonged conflict with Israel. The General Assembly of the United Nations voted to recognize Palestine as...

Date published: 12-10-2014
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