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The UNESCO Chair on the Right Housing (University Rovira i Virgili) and the Housing Rights Watch network of FEANTSA organised the International Conference on  'Ensuring the effective exercise of the right to housing in the EU',  in Tarragona (Spain) on the 27th and 28th April 2017.
This International Conference brought together national and international academics, experts, practitioners and regulators in order to discuss fundamental legal issues concerning affordable access to housing and right to housing for the homeless, such as housing tenures and human rights, evictions and homelessness in Europe, homeownership and mortgages, evictions, tenancies and intermediate tenures, right to housing and homelessness and European instruments, policies and jurisprudence.
Papers were presented during the parallel sessions in the Conference. 
We would like to focus on the two following plenaries:
Thursday 27

 “Evictions and homelessness in Europe”

Chair: Feek Spinnewijn, Director of FEANTSA
Friday 28

"Strategic litigation in the area of housing rights in Europe"

Chair: María José Aldanas, FEANTSA Policy Officer and HRW Coordinator.
You can see full Programme here


News Type: 
EU Housing Rights
Human rights
Right to housing