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Defensoría del Pueblo del Ecuador: La Isla de Muisne en riesgo de desplazamiento

La Defensoría del Pueblo del Ecuador, como Institución Nacional de Derechos Humanos, ante la situación de desatención y abandono que viven los habitantes de la Isla de Muisne provocada por la declaratoria de “zona de riesgo” y prohibición de asentamientos humanos, emitida por la Secretaria de Gestión de Riesgos; se pronuncia de manera pública:

First Meeting of Women Defenders of the Territory and the City, Mexico

Opening ceremony (Photo: Susana Aguilar) The International Alliance of Inhabitants convened the First Meeting of Women Defenders of the Territory and the City, in Actopan, Mexico, involving 103 women from Puebla, Mexico City, Oaxaca, Veracruz and Ecuador. The meeting flourished with dialogue, exchange of experiences, and testimonies. It is urgent to concretize, conserve, mobilize, and strengthen the unity of the R-existences, offer solidarity, promote capacity building, promote initiatives that allow wellbeing, live in full harmony with nature, denounce dispossessions and repression, take advantage of the potential in social networks to visualize the role of women, build broad alliances, participate in national and international events to defend the territory, our territories, because life will only be possible with the participation of women.

Ciao Miguelzinho!

The premature departure of our friend and comrade Miguel Lobato, national coordinator of the MNLM and member of the IAI, causes great sadness in all those who knew him.

Viva Miguelzinho Viva!

Dear friends and Comrades of Miguel LobatoThe MNLM is not alone in mourning the death of Miguelzinho, all the comrades of the International Steering Committee of the  International Tribunal of Evictions, who have known and appreciated him, in addition to my humble person, are shocked, sad of his loss.

New York, the inhabitants at High-Level Political Forum on SDG, for the Right to the City facing the New Urban Agenda

On the occasion of the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Goals the IAI, HIC and other international networks and local organizations have participated in meetings organized within and outside of the United Nations building together with the Global Platform for the Right to the City. The program  has focused on drawing attention to the local and global struggles of communities around the world that work every day to defend the right to the city, facilitating the participation of organizations and groups whose voices are often silenced or not heard.

Relatora de Naciones Unidas recibe un dossier de la GMVV sobre ataques opositores en Venezuela

Leilani Fahra, Relatora de Naciones Unidas sobre el Derecho a la Vivienda, recibió en Nueva York de Cesare Ottolini, coordinador global de la Alianza Internacional de los Habitantes, un dossier realizado por la Fundación Venezolana por el Derecho a la Vivienda (Fundavivienda) sobre los ataques a los urbanismos de la Gran Misión Vivienda Venezuela (GMVV), en el contexto de las manifestaciones violentas por parte de la oposición venezolana.

Habitantes de Medellín sienten el rigor del “desarrollo”

En el 2014, se llevó a cabo en Medellín el Foro Urbano Mundial por la ONU, en el cual la Asamblea General de Socios determinó la nueva ruta de desarrollo ligada a acumulación, ciclos de valorización y concentración de la riqueza; mientras que paralelamente, se realizó el Foro Social Urbano y Popular con representación de la sociedad civil para participar en iniciativas independientes y contrahegémonicas; con aras de alzar la voz y reivindicar el derecho a la vivienda y a la tierra.

New York, Connecting International Struggles to Local Struggles

From July 11th-18th there will be events in New York at the UN under the High Level Political Forum that will focus on Sustainable Goal #11. It is an opportunity for civil society to become more involved in the process. Saturday July 14th in Brook Park, 494 E. 141st St. join the local/international activists from South Bronx Unite, Picture the Homeless, International Alliance of Inhabitants, Communities Action for Safe Apartments, Street Vendors Project and Global Platform for the Right to the City.

June 23rd – Mass rally and 24-hour vigil in Washington, D.C. and Global Day of Solidarity

CALL TO ACTION:On Saturday, June 23 we will be headed to the US Capitol for a massive March to Fight Poverty in Washington, D.C. The rally will begin at 10am. In the face of systemic racism, systemic poverty, ecological devastation, war economy/militarism, and distorted moral narrative of religious nationalism— We must engage in mass nonviolent moral direct action. We must have mass voter registration and mobilization. And we must engage in mass power building in poor and low wealth communities declaring We Won't Be Silent Anymore!!!!! Join us as we show our elected leaders we will no longer allow attention violence to keep poor and disenfranchised people down. The International Alliance of Inhabitants  is proud to join the campaign in releasing these demands.

Brasil, Parabéns da AIH a CONAM pelos seus 36 anos!

Hoje a CONAM - Confederação Nacional das Associações de Moradores, Brasil comemora 36 anos de luta em defesa das comunidades em todo Brasil! Nestes anos a entidade marcou sua em defesa da democracia e dos direitos sociais! Esta luta é marcada por capítulos de muita resistência e conquistas e mesmo passando por capítulos difíceis da nossa história seguimos em frente!