Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Fractured continuity: Moving from Habitat II to Habitat III

Yet the issue papers have almost completely omitted any evaluation of — or, often, even reference to — commitments that were made at the last Habitat summit, held in 1996 in Istanbul. Indeed, this is a trend that can be seen in the broader Habitat III messaging, as well. The papers do reflect both a global and thematic perspective, and are clearly the result of a tremendous amount of effort. Habitat International Coalition (HIC), a civic initiative that sprang out of Habitat I, which took place in 1976, sees the issue papers as essential reading. But the papers offer this perspective largely without mentioning what has come before.

[Read full article in Citscope website]

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