HIC and its Members contributions to the UN Special Rapporteur upcoming report on COVID-19 and the right to housing
Protecting human rights during and after the COVID-19 The Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, Mr. Balakrishnan Rajagopal, invited National Human Rights Institutions, civil society organisations, networks, UN [...]
The HIC Annual Report 2018 is out!
This Annual Report gathers all the work from HIC Members and Allies, actively involved the defense of habitat rights in all continents: at the local, regional and global level. [...]
Guidelines for the Implementation of the Right to Adequate Housing
Report of the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to nondiscrimination in this context Summary [...]
International Municipalism and the Right to the City: Cities in the Age of Globalization
Date of publication: Fecha de publicación:12/2019 Author: Raquel Rolnik and Eva Garcia Chueca, coordinadoras científicas In the era of globalization, cities are emerging on the international scene, demanding an [...]
United Nations Document related to Housing and Land Rights in India
This compilation prepared by HLRN presents recommendations, communications, and references to India—related to housing and land rights—in documents and reports of United Nations human rights mechanisms, including treaty bodies, Special [...]
Tackling climate change through Human Rights related to Habitat and the Right to the City
Download HIC Statement COP25 We, social movements, civil society and local governments organizations join forces to persuade COP25 delegates to finally reach and enforce their commitments to tackle the [...]
Report of the Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
The report addresses the importance of public spaces for the exercise of cultural rights and the challenges which must be addressed so that everyone can access and enjoy such spaces. [...]
Policy Paper on the Right to the City
The Policy Paper on the Right to the City has been prepared for the 6th Congress of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) to take place along the World Summit of [...]
Forced Evictions in India in 2018: An Unabating National Crisis
New report highlights the unrelenting crisis of forced evictions, finds over 200,000 persons evicted in India in 2018. Over 114 houses demolished every day, 23 people evicted every hour.
Adjudicating the Human Right to Adequate Housing: Analysis of Important Judgments from Indian High Courts
This compilation, the first of its kind in India, presents an analysis of progressive judgments from High Courts across India that have upheld the human right to adequate housing.
The HIC Annual Report 2017 is out!
This annual report presents the work of HIC during 2017 in defense of human dignity, social justice, equity, diversity, solidarity and peace. HIC Members and Allies are actively involved in this task in all continents.
HIC and the Habitat III Conferences
"Habitat International Coalition and the Habitat Conferences 1976-2016" brings together the memory of 40 years of local and global struggles and HIC’s experiences throughout the process of the Habitat Conferences [...]