Habitat Worldmap as seen by Civil Society

In Phnom Penh, 98% of the houses are made of hard, with brick and concrete.
Large-scale evictions taking place in Kenya, particularly in the city of Nairobi. Beyond the reasons why these evictions, Amnesty International notes the procedure established in violation of the rights of people.

This website offers a comprehensive overview of the realities of habitat across the world. It can be browsed in different ways according to your primary interests :

  • By choosing a country (or countries), organized by continent and sub-continent, that interests you : you will find simple and accessible information on the housing situation in specific countries, problems and major demands, and a list of key civil society actors.
  • By consulting a list of key concepts relating to urban habitat, which allows you to access these concepts’ definitions.
  • By consulting an alphabetic list of actors, national (in each country-file) or international, involved in urban habitat. Through this list, you can directly access their website or get their contact information.

Networks signing the Commitment Charter – Habitat III – october 2016

What News ?

In the “TOOL” rubric you can download the Collective Exhibition made for Habitat III in Quito called “People are not the problem, they are the solution”

A new rubric “AGENDA” allows to have news from networks involved in the Habitat Worldmap building process (with short videos)

This project is led by Habitat and Participation, supported by the Fondation Charles Leopold Mayer, in partnership with the International Alliance of Inhabitants, Habitat International Coalition, the NO-VOX network, the Gouvernance Afrique network, the European network of homeless FEANTSA, CITEGO, RITIMO, Habitat for Humanity International, URBAMONDE and the European Action Coalition.