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Advancing the Right to
the City

Minutes of the 1st
2014 Biannual Meeting of the Committee on Social Inclusion, Participative
Democracy and Human Rights of United Cities and Local Governments

ESCR-Justice –
November 2014

How Silicon Valley
Created America’s Largest Homeless Camp

Sixty more children
made homeless in space of weeks

2014 Worlds AIDS Day:
Africans meeting the challenges of HIV, AIDS and slums

Mexico’s Supreme Court of
Justice sets precedent on the human right to water and sanitation in Reynoso

Palestinians Become
Observers at Meeting on International Criminal Court

Campaign for People’s Goals
for Sustainable Development Statement for the 20th session of the Conference of

International Human Rights
Day Statement

Beyond the square:
changing dynamics at the World Social Forum

World Habitat Awards 2014:
Finalists Announced!

Fostering social interaction
in cities

The rise of Poland’s
urban movement

Chicago: Affordable
housing advocates say proposal falls short

50 years of gentrification:
will all our cities turn into ‘deathly’ Canberra?

Women’s land rights
and Africa’s development conundrum – which way forward?

Study: Eviction Rates
for Black Women on Par With Incarcerations for Black Men


Call for Registration to the
International Meeting on the Right to the City

Conference of Local Governments and Civil Society Organizations in Support of
Palestinian Rights

European conference on
citizenship and twinning


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 non-discrimination in this context

Magazine: Fall 2014 Progressive

Informe sobre el Programa del
Movimiento Local para la Vivienda

CAN Newsletter for
October 2014

Study: Women and the
City II

Land Times nº 11
Synthesis Report of
the Secretary-General on the Post-2015 Agenda

Publication: Housing Emergency in Spain