Belem 2009: working together in the run up to the World Assembly of Inhabitants
Dialogue and links between organizations of inhabitants and urban social movements continue to build in the run up to the World Assembly of Inhabitants.
After the success of the World Zero Evictions Days as well as the call to the
G20, Build a Global Social Pact for Equitable and Sustainable Habitat now!, the next phase is the World Social Forum (Belem, 27 January-1 February 2009). Stakeholders in the housing and urban sector will be meeting up at the WSF, both at their own initiative and at the joint area established by Urban Tent.
The IAI will be attending and holding the yearly meeting of its Coordination Committee as well as launching two broad-based public initiatives.
The 2008 World Zero Evictions Days Video Contest
Now it is time for the real competition: together in solidarity against evictions, for the right to housing, no borders!
Launched on the 2008 World Zero Eviction Days, the first edition of the International Alliance of Inhabitants Video Contest, which supports the fight for the right to housing, has selected thirteen videos from eight countries around the world. These works vied for honour and the right to be shown during the 2009 WSF in Belém and during the main events of the Zero Evictions Campaign.The 2008 World Zero Evictions Days Video Contest