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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). HIC is involved in several initiatives to lobby for civil society to take a key role in discussions (such as Habitat I and II), in order for the Right to the City to be considered in the New World Urban Agenda that will emerge from Habitat III, as well as to remind the Conference of the existing continuum between rural and urban areas. HIC also...
Date published: 08-26-2014

Forced to the Fringes: Disasters of 'Resettlement' in India (Complete Publication)Forced to the Fringes: Disasters of 'Resettlement' in India a) Introduction, Conclusions and Recommendations b) Report 1: Savda Ghevra, Delhi c) Report 2: Kannagi Nagar, Chennai d) Report 3: Vashi Naka, Mumbai e) Comparative Analysis of the Three Resettlement Sites 11 July 2014 - Press Release on the Launch of the Publication* Find the original post here. ...

Date published: 08-03-2014
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
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