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March 2021

«La ciudad en los procesos constituyentes de América Latina»

March 25 @ 8:00 am - March 26 @ 5:00 pm
La ciudad en los procesos constituytentes de América Latina

Inscripción gratis: https://n9.cl/f2idb Iniciativa latinoamericana, de Flacso-Ecuador, Civitic; Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, la Universidad Nacional de Córdoba; la Universidad Federal de Rio de Janeiro y Crítica Urbana; desde Chile participan Ciudad Común y SUR. Talleres 25 y 26 de marzo: “Ciudades capitales, áreas metropolitanas y ordenamiento territorial” Jueves 25: “Ordenamiento territorial” Exponen: Clara Salazar (Colombia y México), Luciano Pugliese (Argentina) y Jeroen Klink (Brasil); comenta Ximena Bórquez (Chile); y modera Héctor Gaete (Chile). Viernes 26: “Tensiones entre distintos niveles de administración territorial” Exponen Clara Brugada…

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Digital Forum: Human Rights Based Approach as Catalyst a transformative change towards the Right to Water

March 31 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The aim of holding this Digital Forum is to influence the preparation of the 9th World Water Forum (WWF) and the FAM on the human rights-based approach as catalysts of transformative change for the implementation of Agenda 2030 by arguing that the achievement of all the SDGs related to Water in the current context will have to be the cornerstone. A digital forum in the context of health crisis, on March 31, 2021, around the theme: Approach Based on Human…

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April 2021

ECOSOC Youth Forum 2021

April 8 @ 8:00 am - April 9 @ 5:00 pm

The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum will be held on 7 and 8 April 2021. The modalities of participation will depend on the evolving spread of COVID-19 and its impact on travel restrictions as well as considerations on the safety, health and wellbeing of participants. The Forum provides a global platform for a candid dialogue among Member States and young leaders from around the world on solutions to challenges affecting youth wellbeing. It also serves as a unique…

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Towards Goal 16 of Sustainable Development in Palestine: The Realisation of the Palestinian Right to Self-Determination, and Ensuring Accountability

April 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Location: Online – Registered participants will receive the Zoom link via email Register at: https://bit.ly/3v9SyoX Facebook event: https://fb.me/e/14Qau3t1c Moderator Ms. Marya Farah, Representative at the UN in NY for Franciscans International Speakers Application and Relevance of the Indigenous Framework to Palestine and the Palestinian People as a Whole – Mr. Joseph Schechla, Coordinator of Housing and Land Rights Network of Habitat International Coalition Gaza Closure, Great Return March and Right to Self-Determination - Ms. Nuriya Oswald, International Legal and Advocacy Director at Al Mezan Center for…

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May 2021

The Fondation Abbé Pierre and FEANTSA present their 6th edition of Regard sur le Mal-Logement en Europe.

May 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Poor housing, unemployment: Europe's youth at risk! The webinar will be available in Englñisg and French This launch webinar will be an opportunity to debate, in the presence of civil society organisations, European institutions and policy makers, the future action of the European Union to meet the challenges of the fight against inadequate housing and homelessness. Registrations: https://bit.ly/Launch6thOHE The report takes stock of the situation of the poorest in Europe and the wave of poverty that threatens to engulf the…

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Input to the draft general comment on Land and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

May 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) is exploring the meaning of land within the human rights obligations of states parties to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. HIC-HLRN is contributing to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural rights consultation on the meaning of the right to land. Partnering to review this new human rights instrument: HIC-HLRN seeks to promote a wide discussion on the draft General Comment both to ensure the relevance…

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Learning from and across African cities: Emancipatory pedagogies for transformative change – Rise Africa event

May 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rise Africa Event

Join us for an upcoming workshop titled ‘Learning from and across African cities: Emancipatory pedagogies for transformative change, which will take place on Tuesday 25 May 2021 from 13:00 to 15:00 SAST (find your local time here). This workshop is co-organised by the Habitat International Coalition and Knowledge in Action for Urban Equality programme, and is part of ICLEI Africa’s “RISE Africa Festival”. RISE Africa is ICLEI Africa’s new annual event that will inspire impactful actions for enhanced sustainability and…

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Presenting HIC’s Action Research: Towards Adherence to Human Rights and the Right to the City

May 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
HIC Action Research Presentation

A collective presentation and debate with the organizations involved On 27th May 2021, the HIC General Secretariat will launch the book ‘A Framework for Understanding The Nature, Efficacy & Lessons of Civil Society Movement Strategies for Influencing Policy Towards Adherence to Human Rights and the Right to the City’ in an online zoom event that will count with the participation of different panellits from organizations involved in the Action Research. This publication is the result of a research, divided into three…

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July 2021

Fearless and Transformative Cities: Housing Stories from the Ground

July 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The right to housing is under attack. Alarming levels of homelessness, forced evictions, unaffordable homes―we need long-term solutions to the global housing crisis. As Leilani Farha, former UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing, argues: “Due to the unprecedented nature of the crisis, tinkering around the edges of an unsustainable model of economic development will not work. The right to housing must be implemented in a manner that shifts the way housing is currently conceived, valued, produced and regulated.“ What can…

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The high-level political forum on sustainable development (HLPF) 2021

July 13 @ 8:00 am - July 15 @ 5:00 pm
HLPF Event Habitat Voices

This year's meeting of the HLPF (6 - 15 July 2021), will take place under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, discussing ways to ensure a sustainable and resilient recovery from COVID-19 in order to realize the 2030 Agenda.  The theme is "Sustainable and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic that promotes the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development: building an inclusive and effective path for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda in the context of…

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