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Minutes: Habitat III Preparatory Events September 16th
Source HIC (09-18-2014)
The Preparatory Committee for the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III)
Source United Nations (09-18-2014)
Asian Bridge Korea 2014 Summer Newsletter
Source Asian Bridge (09-17-2014)
As Chinese Farmers Fight for Homes, Suicide Is Ultimate Protest
Some farmers commit suicide to protest eviction, a reminder of how China's new urbanization push is at times a violent struggle with a powerful state.
Source New York Times (09-16-2014)
New China Cities: Shoddy Homes, Broken Hope
China's government-led urbanization, meant to solve one problem, may be creating a new set of troubles that could plague Chinese cities for generations.
Source New York Times (09-16-2014)
China’s Great Uprooting: Moving 250 Million Into Cities
A 12-year plan to move hundreds of millions of rural residents into cities is intended to spur economic growth, but could have unintended consequences, skeptics warn.
Source New York Times (09-15-2014)
Pitfalls Abound in China’s Push From Farm to City
Articles in this series look at how China’s government-driven effort to push the population to towns and cities is reshaping a nation that for millenniums has been defined by its rural life.
Source New York Times (09-15-2014)
U.N. Committee Condemns U.S. Criminalization of Homelessness
Second Time this Year Criminalization Condemned by U.N. Human Rights Monitors
Source National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty (09-09-2014)
Advance Screening: We Don’t Like Samba
Source The New Inquiry (09-09-2014)
Rules for Regional Elections for HIC Representatives in Latin America
Source HIC-AL (09-09-2014)

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