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El viernes 30 de noviembre se llevó a cabo el Encuentro-Taller Las ciudades y la nueva agenda urbana, rural y territorial organizado por el Colectivo Hábitat Perú en el auditorio del Instituto de Desarrollo Urbano CENCA . »

El 5 de diciembre de 2018 FE.DE.VI. (Antena Sur Desalojos Cero de AIH) realizó una visita al Barrio Parque Esperanza de Juarez Celman, provincia de Córdoba, (Argentina), cuyas 140 familias han sido victimas de un violento desalojo ejercido por autoridades del Municipio de Juarez Celman durante junio de este año. »

Vivir en nuestras ciudades cada vez es más difícil. La precariedad residencial se extiende mediante desahucios invisibles y desalojos diarios, mientras que los grandes propietarios, inversores y fundes buitres, se apropian a gran velocidad de miles de viviendas. Los procesos especulativos se acompañan de prácticas al margen de la ley. Es el caso del vaciado de edificios para obtener el máximo beneficio, haciendo uso de empresas de desalojos extrajudiciales... »

L'attente pour monter dans le bus (WS/Rue89 Bordeaux) Une trentaine de personnes, dont quatre familles, ont été relogées ce dimanche dans des maisons réquisitionnées sur la commune de Saint-Médard-en-Jalles. L’opération a été menée par un collectif citoyen avec le soutien de Médecins du monde, Réseau d’éducation sans frontières et Les Enfants de Coluche et la fondation Abbé-Pierre. »

Resisting evictions at Gardanibagh Rd. no. 11 (11.07.18) Chronicle and reflections on popular resistance from July to September 2018 against thousands of evictions, hidden product of the construction of smart cities. The battle continues. »

Hyderabad Bastee People’s Federation after wide consultation among all stake holders have formulated the attached Manifesto on behalf of almost sixty Lakh working class people living in slums in Urban Telangana. The Manifesto is released on 06/10/2018 at Somajiguda Press Club. It is expected that all political parties coming to seek the votes of the Urban working class people will include these demands as part of their Party Manifestos for the coming Elect... »


At least 63 structures were demolished in the occupied Palestinian Territories (including East Jerusalem) by Israeli forces, during the month of November, displacing at least 42 people- including 19 children- and affecting a further 687 people, including 196 children. Inside Israel, in the Naqab desert, Israeli forces demolished the unrecognised Bedouin village al-Aragib for the 136th time. »

Photo: Aref Daraghmeh, B’Tselem At least 29 structures were demolished by Israeli forces in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (including East Jerusalem) in the month of September, displacing 51 people - including 23 children - and affecting a further 79 people, including 54 children. In addition, two families from East Jerusalem self-demolished their homes. Inside Israel, in the Naqab desert, Israeli forces demolished the unrecognised Bedo... »

Organized by UCLG-A in Marrakesh, Morocco from 20 to 24 November 2018, Africities VIII is the most important continental gathering for local governments. The IAI will participate to strengthen the voice of the inhabitants in this dialogue, by organizing on 23/11 the Meeting “Towards the construction of a Mediterranean Network of Inhabitants” to give answers to the request for freedom to reside and circulate residents of this common sea. »

The meeting, organized by the IAI at Africities the 23/11/18, aims to establish an international network of organizations of inhabitants across the countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea, residents and migrants, in partnership with local authorities who share the human rights approach in the implementation of housing, urban planning and democratic governance policies. »

Mediante el Decreto de Defensa de la Vivienda del Parque Público Residencial, la comunidad autónoma veta expresamente la venta de una vivienda propiedad de cualquier administración pública a personas jurídicas. »

Last Sunday, 15 July, UCLG and its Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights co-organized a special session on the Right to Housing as a preview of the Local and Regional Governments’ Forum held in parallel to the High Level Political Forum (New York, 15-18 July), in partnership with the UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). »

Baltimore's aging infrastructure has drawn increasing attention from private water companies seeking to take over management of parts of the city systems. »

The decision ends the World Bank’s support for coal worldwide, but also leaves villagers unsure of their fate as the Kosovo government vows to push ahead with the power plant. »

We, social movements, civil society and local governments’ organizations are committed to social justice through the promotion, defense and fulfillment of all human rights related to habitat, including the Human Right to Adequate Housing, Land and the Right to the City in every region of the world. »

On the occasion of the World Day for the Right to the City, the Global Platform for the Right to the City stands in solidarity with the victims of  and resistance to urban development driven by neoliberal policies, in particular against forced evictions, and launches a strong appeal to local and national governments and the UN to implement the Right to the City as a collective path to build just, inclusive, peaceful and sustainable cities for all.   »