HIC's activities during the World Urban Forum 7The seventh edition of the World Urban Forum (WUF) will be held in Medellin, Colombia from 5 to 11 April. This event is organized every two years by UN-HABITAT in order to examine one of the most urgent issues faced by humanity: the accelerated urbanization and its impact on communities, cities, economies and policies. This time the main theme of the Forum will be "Urban Equity in Development-Cities for Life". Alongside with the WUF, and taking advantage of the presence of many...
Date published: 02-13-2014
Questionnaire on local government and human rights, pursuant to Human Rights Council resolutionWe are pleased to forward the questionnaire on local government and human rights, pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 24/2. Delegations are kindly requested to submit their responses to the questionnaire to the Secretariat by 11 April 2014. The Secretariat avails itself of this opportunity to renew to the Permanent Missions to the United Nations Office at Geneva the assurances of its highest consideration. * To download the questionnaire for city / local government,...
Source: Civil Society Section, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Date published: 03-24-2014
Video: Boston Groups Push More Remedies for Housing SqueezeCommunity activists urge Mayor Walsh to increase the contribution for affordable housing from developers, and to provide more access to affordable units in neighborhoods bearing the brunt of displacement, Report for BNN news, Aired March 18, 2014. * To watch the video, click here....
Source: BNN news
Date published: 03-23-2014
Video: 25th Session Human Rights Council side-event: Poverty, exclusion and right to Housing in Latin America.With Lorena Zárate participating as a panelist.
Date published: 03-19-2014
Call for papers - 9th European Research Conference "Homelessness in times of crisis"* To download the call, click here. ...
Source: European Federation of National Organisations Working with the Homeless
Date published: 03-18-2014