Sign the Statement by social organizations on the preparation of the third United Nations Conference on Sustainable Housing and Urban Development (Habitat III) under the 2014 World Habitat DayJoin the coordinated demonstrations on October 6th surrounding this topic. Send us information on what is being organized in your country, and we will spread your activities.
Date published: 10-06-2014
HIC-HLRN's World Habitat Day ReportBearing Witness to Forced Evictions: Habitat II’s Broken Promise, Habitat III’s Missing Link.
Date published: 10-15-2014
CSO statement “No Compromise on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to FPIC in the CFS!”Please find here the CSO statement "No Compromise on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to FPIC in the CFS!” which has been signed by more than hundred international, regional and national civil society organisations from all continents. Canada is blocking the rights of Indigenous Peoples' right to free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) in the Committee for World Food Security (CFS). The Responsible Agricultural Investment (RAI) Principles being negotiated under the auspices of the...
Source: Civil Society Mechanism Secretariat
Date published: 10-11-2014
Understanding and implementing the right to the city: Building just, democratic and sustainable citiesThe key challenge for developing policies, planning and urban development is to promote social justice and inclusion in the cities. The lessons in this training guide include experiences and initiatives that are being analyzed in an international study organized by Habitat International Coalition, the Fórum Nacional de Reforma Urbana (Brazil) and Instituto Polis (Brazil), with the goal of bringing the right to the...
Date published: 10-02-2014The Habitat International Coalition and Instituto PÓLIS (Brazil) have initiated a platform of civil society, local authorities and other habitat actors to promote inclusion of the "right to the city” concept in the New Habitat Agenda, which will be adopted at Habitat III (2016). The purpose of this platform isto build on the achievements of the Habitat II Agenda and to facilitate participation of the various stakeholders in habitat policy development at national, regional...
Date published: 10-02-2014