The Third United Nations
Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, “Habitat III,”
was held in Quito, Ecuador, from 17 to 20 October 2016.
Taking advantage of the
presence of many Members, Friends and Allies in Quito, HIC held various
institutional activities, including the Board meeting and the General Assembly meeting. This also represented the perfect occasion to celebrate
HIC’s 40th anniversary and review together our common memories and achievements
from the last 40 years, fighting for the rights related to Habitat and social
At the same time, other HIC
members and representatives participated in the Social Forum in Resistance to
Habitat III, FLACSO Seminar,
expositions, launching of publications and in multiple activities inside the Habitat III Conference.