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Providing Accommodation, Promoting Understanding and Recognising Rights of Gypsies and Travellers
Local government has a key role to play in addressing issues relating to Gypsies and Travellers. This summary draws together many of the aspects of the Out in the Open report that relate to local government.
Providing Accommodation, Promoting Understanding and Recognising Rights of Gypsies and Travellers
The provision of adequate and appropriate sites for Gypsies and Travellers lies at the heart of resolving inequalities of access to health, education and employment. It helps to avoid tensions with local communities and is key to tackling racism and discrimination. This consultation identifies ways in which more sites can be provided, better relationships with the settled community established and the rights of Gypsies and Travellers be better recognised.
A commemorative booklet of the global celebration of World Habitat Day 2007 in The Hague, Netherlands and Monterrey, Mexico, including detailed descriptions of the World Habitat Award winning projects in Cuba and Germany.
Implications for the social housing sector
This report contains the papers from the first colloquium on the future of social housing in the European Union, organised by the CECODHAS European Social Housing Observatory.
Providing Homes for Refugees and Strengthening Communities
Having a secure and settled home is the key to refugees being able to rebuild their lives and become part of their local community. This consultation identifies ways in which refugees can be better housed and live in more welcoming and cohesive communities.
A commemorative booklet of the global celebration of World Habitat Day 2006 in Naples, Italy and Kazan, Russia, including detailed descriptions of the World Habitat Award winning projects in Pakistan and South Africa.
An experience in Rio de Janeiro (Volume I)
Over 15,000 families have benefited to date from the Bento Rubião Foundation’s pioneering work with the Right to Land and Right to Housing programmes in Rio de Janeiro. These programmes address issues of land tenure and urban regularisation, as well as innovative approaches to housing provision. In addition to empowering communities to improve their living conditions, FBR is also working successfully to influence both local and national government policy.
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2006
A knowledge-sharing event between Gram Vikas, India and communities in Medellín, Colombia
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