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9 October 2023
Iraq

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), the Netherlands embassy in Bagdad (EKN) and the Netherlands Enterprise and Development Agency (RVO) are delighted to announce a LAND-at-scale project in Iraq. Over the coming three years, the project will work to initiate policy dialogue on the land legal framework reform and work to secure tenure rights for Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and returnees in Iraq

19 November 2019
Bangladesh

Adequate, affordable and accessible housing for low-income, informal and slum settlements cannot be discussed or conceptualized in isolation from secure tenure. Doing so reiterates unsustainable development practices and notions that low-income and informal settlements do not have equal rights in terms of where they live. In the absence of an economic and social incentive to invest in improving their living conditions, alongside the threat of routine evictions, low-income communities resort to inexpensive and readily available building materials, which are not resilient or sustainable.

25 August 2022
Indonesia
  • Expat demand for homes in Bali, Indonesia, is spiking.
  • The spike is driven by the rise of remote work, a new second-home visa, and skyrocketing rents.
  • "The last 18 months — I've never seen it been busier in Bali," said Nathan Ryan, the founder of Bali Realty.
Dozens of lives have been lost and several investment projects delayed as land disputes rear an ugly head in Lango Sub-region. PHOTO/ISAAC OTWII
12 August 2021
Uganda

Dozens of lives have been lost and several investment projects delayed as land disputes rear an ugly head in Lango Sub-region, Daily Monitor has learnt.

Photo credits:  NAMPA
8 August 2020
Namibia

The Swakopmund Municipality is targeting to accommodate 17 000 people under the various erven and housing provision projects.

There is an estimated 25 000 to 30 000 people living in the Democratic Resettlement Community (DRC), an informal settlement of Swakopmund.

Otjiwarongo profiles informal settlements
7 July 2020
Namibia

THE Municipality of Otjiwarongo has started profiling its informal settlements to better plan and upgrade the areas for their residents.

Botswana grapples with shortage of serviced land and housing units
17 August 2020
Botswana

According to a 2017 research paper titled “An Assessment of Public-Private Partnerships in Land Servicing and Housing Delivery”, the pressure on municipal and central governments to allocate adequate attention and finance to house urban populations, especially the poor has been on the rise.

A building being constructed under a housing project in Dar Salaam. PHOTO | FILE
8 July 2021
Tanzania

Dar es Salaam.  In his recently delivered Budget Speech, the Minister for Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development (MLHHSD) reiterated that his ministry was responsible for the housing docket in national development, handling the task of promoting and enabling the construction of quality housing.

People load iron sheets and poles onto a truck after houses were destroyed at the Naguru-Nakawa housing estate land in December 2020. PHOTO/ RACHEL MABALA
17 May 2021
Uganda

The government has reclaimed the Naguru-Nakawa land after 10 years.
The land had been given to Opec Prime Properties, an investor, to construct a satellite city.
Dr Chris Baryomunsi, the State minister for Housing and Urban Development, said the land has been earmarked for the construction of a specialised medical centre.

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O Centro de Direitos Econômicos e Sociais (CDES) é uma organização não governamental de direitos humanos. Criada no ano de 2000, em Porto Alegre, dentro do contexto social e político de realização do I Fórum Social Mundial que acontecia na cidade naquele ano.

O Centro Popular de Direitos Humanos se constitui em um coletivo de Advogados Militantes Populares que tem como objetivo atuar na assessoria jurídica popular junto a movimentos sociais, comunidades e segmentos que sofram violações de direitos.

What is the Cities Alliance?


The Cities Alliance is a global partnership for urban poverty reduction and the promotion of the role of cities in sustainable development.


Cities Alliance Members


Localising the Economy through Sustainable Co-operative Enterprise


Co-op Culture is a co-operative consortium of co-operative and community advisors, entrepreneurs and enterprises.  Our members and associates have a vast and varied experience of supporting co-operative, community and social enterprise to start and grow.


We deliver the following support and services:


  • Feasibility studies and market planning.
  • Business Planning.

A Confederação Nacional das Associações de Moradores, fundada no dia 17 de janeiro de 1982, presente no movimento nacional popular e comunitário, tem como seu papel organizar as federações estaduais, uniões municipais e associações comunitárias, entidades de bairro e similares.


Equitable Cambodia was formed out of the localization of the international solidarity organization Bridges Across Borders Cambodia (BABC) and was registered as a Cambodian national non-governmental organization in March 2012.


Geoffrey Payne and Associates (GPA) was established in 1995 and has since undertaken consultancy, training and research assignments throughout the world. Clients include national governments, the UK Department for International Development (DFID), UN-HABITAT, SIDA, the World Bank, Cities Alliance and various NGOs and universities. A range of materials, from books, articles, media packs and documentary films have been produced and can be found under the publications link.

A Plataforma Global pelo Direito à Cidade é uma iniciativa de um conjunto de organizações que se reuniu em São Paulo no mês de novembro de 2014, com o propósito de construir um movimento internacional pelo direito à cidade.

Housing, Land, and Property Area of Responsibility

GLOBAL LEVEL COORDINATION

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been leading the Housing, Land and Property (HLP) Area of Responsibility (AoR) since 2016.  Globally, the membership of the HLP AoR includes UN agencies, NGOs, research and academic institutions, donors, human rights and development agencies, and representatives of other AoRs and global clusters.

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The Habitat International Coalition (HIC) is the global network for rights related to habitat. Through solidarity, networking and support for social movements and organizations, HIC struggles for social justice, gender equality, and environmental sustainability, and works in the defense, promotion and realization of human rights related to housing and land in both rural and urban areas.

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