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A network of Brazilian civil society organisations is calling the international community to support their mobilisations against a new presidential act that intends to dismantle the regulations for land regularization in Brazil. Since the introduction of the City Statute in 2001, Brazilian urban policy has been setting a series of innovative precedents in the implementation of principles of Right to the City. The Statute involves the recognition of the soc... »

Con el relato de esta experiencia, mostraremos quién es la Tosepan . Somos una organización indígena-campesina de los grupos originarios náhuat y tutunaku, con 40 años de trabajo ininterrumpidos. Vivimos en la Sierra Nororiental de Puebla y en la Sierra Totonaca de Veracruz. Algunos cientos de compañeros que vivían en cinco comunidades del municipio de Cuetzalan, Puebla, iniciaron nuestra organización. Actualmente somos más de 35 mil cooperativistas que ha... »

A meeting protesting construction of a new house in Kosmonavtov street in Saint Petersburg was held and attended by about 300 people. The citizens are going to appeal to the City Governor with a request to stop a regular densification project. »

Last Sunday, January, 28, about three thousand citizens of Saint Petersburg took part in an action protesting a proposed legal transfer of Saint Isaac’s Cathedral, one of the most beautiful architectural monuments of the city and a huge museum, to the Russian Orthodox Church for its free and gratis use. »

I would just like to share with you some updates on our campaign. The government of Philippines  had it's first housing summit under the new administration. KADAMAY was there to participate and we also brought along a large contingent (around 4,300 people). »

The Hyderabad City Slum People’s Federation (HCHPF) decided to pursue their demand for adequate housing and basic amenities through in situ  development. Over 300 leaders representing the 1086 slum communities in Hyderabad demanded that adequate funds are allotted in the State Budget so that the 2 BHK housing of the Telangana Government is fully realized. It also demanded that unlike last financial year, the allotted funds for housing in the recently... »

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Demolition and forced eviction in Giza, Egypt (25 08 2015) On August 25, 2015, a demolition force from Giza governorate combined by police forces and bulldozers demolished the poor shacks located at Al Sudan Street and went into bloody clashes with the poor inhabitants who contested the demolition because most of the 300 families did not get alternative housing from the governorate.An international call for solidarity launched by the Egyptian... »

“Yes for a fair rent law that protects the right to housing for old tenants." Protest in Sassine square, Achrafieh, Beirut, 3 December 2014 (Image courtesy of sakanbeirut.wordpress.com) The Committee for the Rights of Tenants Laws has organized a march in Beirut, towards the Speaker's House in Ain el-Tineh on Wednesday 10 December to pressure on parliamentarians to withdraw the new law that liberalize old rent contracts before it goes in... »

Le Réseau Marocain Pour Le Logement décent membre de la Coalition marocaine pour la justice climatique, après une forte participation aux différentes activités dans les espaces alloués à la société civile au congrès de la cop 22 qui  a eu lieu entre le 7 et le 18 Novembre 2016 à Marrakech, confirme son attachement aux principes de la justice climatique et de continuer à les défendre sans régression, et de jouer un rôle de premier plan  au sein de... »

La Session locale au Cameroun du Tribunal International des Expulsions, censée se tenir à Yaoundé pendant la première moitié du mois de septembre 2016, est suspendue pour manque de respect du Mémorandum d'Entente de la part du Comité d’Organisation du TIE Local, pour leur décision de nommer en tant que membre du Jury du TIE un consultant à la Banque Mondiale.Nous invitons toutes le organisations de bonne volonté à continuer en totale indépendance le combat... »

Las ciudades europeas lideran de nuevo el camino hacia la innovación y la renovación democrática, y son las dan respuestas ante los retos a los que nos enfrentamos en el continente. »

The 16th Conference of the International Observatory on Participatory Democracy (IOPD) will take place in the city of Matola, in Mozambique from the 4th to  the 6th  of May 2016. Matola is a model for participatory democracy in Africa (it is the current President of the IOPD) and is the World Capital of Participatory Democracy. The theme of the IOPD's 16th Conference will be “Good Governance and Citizen Participation” and will bring together the... »

"Homelessness prevention in the context of evictions": full report - final version Home is associated with safety, belonging, esteem and personal and child development. Housing and home are intertwined with health, poverty or wealth and opportunity in general. Eviction involves the involuntary removal of people from their homes, with many negative personal and social consequences, particularly for children.In EU Member States where evictions are... »

National Low Income Housing Coalition - nlihc.org There is not a single state in the U.S. where a minimum wage employee working full-time can reasonably afford a one-bedroom apartment at the fair market rent. While 29 states, plus the District of Columbia, have taken steps to raise the minimum wage  above the federal rate of $7.25 per hour, affordable housing remains out of reach for the country's low-income workers. »

Los deseos y propósitos de/para los habitantes de los campos y las ciudades que sueñan, aman, viven, construyen, luchan con solidaridad, resistencia y alternativa.¡Los deseos y propósitos que son posibles gracias a vuestro apoyo! »

Más de 70 personas asistieron a la Mesa Redonda de Sindicatos y Trabajadores de Hábitat III, organizada el 18 de octubre de 2016 por una delegación conjunta de sindicatos internacionales y organizaciones aliadas, encabezada por la Internacional de Servicios Públicos (ISP) y la Internacional de los Trabajadores de la Construcción y la Madera (BWI). »