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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. HIC enacted several initiatives to reflect on how civil society can better contribute towards and influence the HIII process relative to the conferences in Vancouver and Istanbul. HIC also currently participates in the Civil Society Planning Committee Towards Habitat III and the Preparatory Committee, which will meet in NY in September 2014. It is important that every...
Date published: 08-26-2014

Established in January 2013, the UN SDGs Open Working Group (SDGs OWG) was tasked with proposing an aspirational set of goals and targets to the UN General Assembly by September 2014. The emerging Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are to officially succeed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) at a special MDGs-SDGs Summit in September 2015. The SDGs OWG adopted a highly innovative and collaborative approach in which 70 UN Member States were grouped into "troikas" sharing a total...

Date published: 07-24-2014
Social Production of Habitat Forum 2014
Source: Habitat International Coalition, urbaMonde
At the occasion of the World habitat day, the Swiss NGO urbaMonde, in the framework of its partnership with Habitat International Coalition and other organisations, proposes several workshops and reflections on the theme of Social Production of Habitat that is considered an efficient alternative to the deteriorating habitat conditions of millions of people across the globe. Beyond the recognition that the urbanization of the world is advancing at an accelerated pace, it is essential to...

Date published: 07-23-2014
Ayse Pamuk International Affordable Housing Image Collection
Source: San Francisco State University
Ayse Pamuk is a professor of Urban Studies and Planning at San Francisco State University. Herimage collection provides a comparative, international perspective of affordable housing and urban transformation. The speed of urban transformation in cities under globalization is having profound impact on human settlements. Affordable housing has emerged as an important public policy issue worldwide. This collection provides a visual look at housing built by the private sector (formal and...

Date published: 07-22-2014
CALL TO VOTE FOR HIC-MENA ELECTIONS SELECT YOUR REPRESENTATIVE AND ALTERNATE TO REPRESENT YOU AT THE HIC-BOARD FOR THE PERIOD 2014-2018   DEADLINES FOR SENDING VOTES: TUESDAY AUGUST 5th   Dear HIC-MENA member, As you already know, the current term of your MENA representatives to the Habitat International Coalition Board is expiring The next four-year term will run from 2014 through 2018.  If you are HIC Member in the Middle East/North...

Date published: 07-21-2014
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