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Side Event at H3 in Barcelona: Reclaiming Spaces from Corporate Landlords and Financialized Markets

Side Event at the Habitat III Thematic Meeting on Public Spaces Monday, April 4, 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. , Historic Building of the University of Barcelona

While communities, social organizations, municipalities and governments are still struggling with the consequences of the 2008 crash, the influence of transnational financial markets, big corporate landlords and private […]

CALLS

Habitat for People – Not for Profit!

Everybody knows about the 2007–08 crashes resulting from housing bubbles and their context of globalized financial markets. But in the preparation of the UN conference HABITAT III you hardly hear a word about it. International, national and local organizations are demanding a serious inclusion of those issues into the conference and a […]

documentation

Documentation of the “Anti-Mipim Tribunal”

At its “Anti Mipim Tribunal” in Cannes, March 2014, the “European Action Coalition for the Right to Housing and the City” presented cases from 12 countries which showed some of the consequences of the business which was celebrated at the Mipim. Thanks to support Fondation Charles Léopold Mayer pour le Progrès de l’Homme now […]

CLASHES & CRASHES

ROAR Magazine reflects Gezi uprising

The radical online magazine “ROAR” at January 6th has started to publish a selection of “essays dealing with a wide variety of themes related to the Gezi uprising. The main questions we will be confronting are: what was Gezi all about, what remains of it today, and what is next for the movements in […]

CLASHES & CRASHES

Documentation: In response to the global financial & housing crisis

After the crash of 2007/2008, shortly befote the G 20 meeting Nov. 2008 in Washington a couple of people and organization, active in the field of housing and habitat agrred on a public statement called “In response to the global financial & housing crisis: Build a Global Social Pact for Equitable and […]

CITIES

Documentation: Positions on Crisis & EU & housing 2008

As part of the French EU presidency European ministers responsible for urban development and housing met in Marseille, 24th – 25th November 2008. At that occasion reclaiming spaces published the follwoing text.

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