Inhabitants of Europe
From 27th to 29th September 2012, The Geneva Habitat Forum has the pleasure to welcome civil society and academic actors, political figures and Inhabitants from here and elsewhere to reimagine a town as a place by and for its inhabitants.
For the first time in a G8 country, emphasis has been placed on the link between the housing crisis and the global crisis, both products of the financialization of the economy. The proposed connection point for a radically innovative strategy: to fight for the reallocation of resources to public policy, by refusing to pay for the debt mountain and striking at the rent.
On 28 September 2012, a selection of five “Civil Society Initiatives for Sustainable Cities” will be presented in Geneva during the Geneva Habitat Forum 2012.
The Tribunal for Evictions launches an international call to identify cases of evictions for its 2012 session. The Tribunal will take place on 28 September 2012 in Geneva within the Geneva Habitat Forum and for the launch of the World Zero Evictions days 2012.Fill out the eviction case webform before 31 August!
The USF Organizing Committee invites all social groups and organizations that wish to speak out against a specific violation of housing or land rights, caused either by eviction or land-grabbing, to take part in the “Eviction and Land-grabbing Tribunal ”.>>> To be sent before August 20 2012
(www.napolimonitor.it, Peppe Cerillo, 2012) The Urban Social Forum Organizing Committee (Naples, Italy, 3 – 7 September 2012) invites all those who share the Call“The Right to City for the Defense of Common Goods” to propose a workshop, an assembly, a cultural activity, etc. to fill the common area of inhabitants’ organisations and international networks for housing rights with content and participation.
Il Foro Sociale Urbano lancia un bando rivolto a tutti i giovani e meno giovani che vogliono dare una mano nella realizzazione di un evento che, dal 3 al 7 settembre prossimi, farà di Napoli la capitale mondiale del diritto alla casa e alla città dei beni comuni.
Naples, the institutions should defend the right to the city of common goods, not the UNO-Habitat's WUF, which is eating up public spaces
40 days before the inauguration of the Urban Social Forum (USF) dedicated to the “right to the city of common goods ” as an alternative to UNO-Habitat's World Urban Forum (WUF), the International Committee of the World Social Forum (IC WSF) has sent the institutions involved a strongly critical letter expressing its concern at the complete closure of spaces and the lack of collaboration with the USF.
Rassemblement, Mercredi 25 juillet 2012 à 12 H 00 Paris, Bercy, Ministère de l’Economie et des Finances
Le Collectif « Pour un Pôle public financier au service des Droits » appelle avec la « Plateforme Logement des Mouvements sociaux » à un rassemblement devant le Ministère des Finances le mercredi 25 juillet à 12 h 00 (Station de métro : BERCY) sur la question du doublement du plafond du Livret A qui risque d'être remis en cause sous la pression conjointe du patronat des banques et des assurances au détriment du financement des besoins sociaux, notamment du logement social.
Portugal, Solidariedade contra as demolições, pelo direito à habitação We call all people and organizations to participate in a solidarity campaign with hundreads of families from the Santa Filomena neighbourhood, in Amadora, which are now in eminent danger of eviction from their homes, and wihouth any alternative accomodation or garanteed access to housing.