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December 2019

Transformative Cities People’s Choice Award 2019 finale

4 December, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Amsterdam, Kempering 58 Amsterdam, ZUID OOST 1104kg
Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Stories of environmental degradation and social injustice seem to dominate the news. But all around the world, people are developing local solutions to global problems. Through a different lens, we see that another world is not only possible, it is already being built. We launched an award for people-led initiatives to highlight and strengthen stories of cities and collectives that are experimenting with new ways to practice democracy and secure access to basic rights. We compiled 33 inspiring stories from…

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Seminar: Land, Housing and Habitat. Towards new constituent frameworks

17 December, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Valparaíso, Chile Chile + Google Map

 

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1st edition of the 2019 Cameroon Cities and Roofs Fair

19 December, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 20 December, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Cameroun

You are directly or indirectly involved in the development of your neighbourhood or city, so come and strengthen your knowledge or share your experience on December 19-20, 2019 at Saint Jerome Catholic University. More information on the Cameroon Cities and Roofs Fair  

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January 2020

HIC at the IIHS Conference on Urban Equality in Bangalore (India)

January 16 @ 8:00 am - January 18 @ 5:00 pm
Bangalore, India

This fourth edition of Urban ARC, the Annual Research Conference of the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) will focus on the conceptual, theoretical and practical understanding of notions of equality and equity in the context of a rapidly urbanising world. More than 55 per cent of the world’s population now lives in urban regions (United Nations, 2018). In particular, urbanisation has rapidly increased in low- and middle-income countries in Asia and Africa, sometimes more than three or four times in…

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February 2020

World Urban Forum 10 Abu Dhabi

February 8 @ 8:00 am - February 13 @ 5:00 pm
Abu Dhabi Emiratos Arabes Unidos + Google Map

The World Urban Forum, convened by UN-Habitat, has become one of the most relevant international gatherings on sustainable urban development. HIC will participate at the Tenth Session (WUF10) to advocate for sustainable and inclusive urban development, promoting the role of civil society in the implementation of international agendas: the Agenda 2030 and the New Urban Agenda. HIC and the Global Platform for the Right to the City (GPR2C) and its Members have successfully participated in several of the previous gatherings…

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HIC participation in the 58th Session of the UN Commission on Social Development

February 10 @ 8:00 am - February 19 @ 5:00 pm

Click here to read the report: UN Commission for Social Development (CSocD58) HIC Report The fifty-eighth session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD58) will take place from 10 to 19 February 2020 in Conference Room 4, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.  The Commission is the advisory body responsible for the social development pillar of global development. In 2020, we are celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Commission and the 25th anniversary of the Copenhagen Declaration on Social Development. 2020 is…

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March 2020

Session of the Commission on the Status of Women – CSW64 / Beijing+25 (2020)

March 9 @ 8:00 am - March 20 @ 5:00 pm

CANCELLED: In light of the current outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the UN Secretary-General has suggested to the Chair of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) that Member States consider amending the format and conduct of the session. Options could include holding a scaled-down, shortened session with the participation of New York-based delegations only, or postponing the session to a later date. Member States will meet on Monday 2 March to discuss the matter and take a final…

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HIC regional meeting with Latin American Members

March 30 @ 3:00 pm

Proposed agenda: Actions taken by Members to ensure human rights related to Habitat during and beyond the COVID-19 crisis. Responses from state or municipal authorities. The meeting aims to learn the actions from other networks, articulations or individuals to face the Coronavirus crisis.

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April 2020

Virtual meeting with HIC Members in Africa

April 9 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Working together during and beyond the COVID-19 outbreak to protect habitat’s rights As the COVID-19 emergency starts hitting Africa, we are calling a virtual meeting with all Members in the African region on Thursday 9th April (Please check the meeting schedule in your local time clicking here. The aim is to establish a space for collective learning and action, in which you call voice your concerns and experiences, as well as the measures already being taken in different contexts. The objective is…

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June 2020

Remote pedagogies for social learning

June 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Post COVID-19 Urban Futures webinar series - No. 6 Hosted by: Adriana Allen & Julia Wesely co-organised with the Knowledge in Action for Urban Equality (KNOW) programme and Habitat International Coalition (HIC) Event Information Open to All Registration required - https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_POa0gfx5ROiHre84uldTtA This event will be held in English and Spanish with simultaneous translation. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, the expansion and acceleration in the use of digital technology has been fundamental to sustain important urban functions and mitigate the…

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