Synthesis of issues addressed in the closed meeting on the housing situation
in Mexico with the presence of UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Housing,
Mr. Miloon Kothari
Thursday, 13 September 2007
Latin American Regional Office of Habitat International Coalition (HIC-AL)1
following by presentations and testimonies by several movements and organizations
on the following themes:
1. Housing credit situation, including troubling financial-sector trends, p. 3-7;
2. Situation of indigenous groups living in Mexico City, citizens settled in risk-prone
areas, evictions in the city, p. 7-13;
3. Urban growth and its impacts (wastes, water, pollution, lifestyle impacts, etc.) p.
4. Mega-projects, displacements, p. 19-25.
Conclusions by the Rapporteur, p. 25
Moderador: Maria Silvia Emenuelli (HIC-AL)