The Human Right to Housing and the Vancouver Situation

Miloon Kothari, former UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing, will reflect on the 10 years since he visited Canada to write a report on the situation in Canada. He will talk about important examples that are available internationally that Vancouver can learn from related to its current housing crisis.

Following the talk, Kothari will be joined by a local panel of respondents:

PANELISTS 

Margot Young, professor, Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia

Jean Swanson, Carnegie Community Action Project

Matt Hern, author of What a City Is For: Remaking the Politics of Displacement (2016)

sχ?emt?na:t, St’agid Jaad, Audrey Seigl, environmental and social justice activist, unceded lands of the Musqueam

MODERATOR

Am Johal, director, SFU's Vancity Office of Community Engagement 

- See more at: https://www.sfu.ca/sfuwoodwards/events/events1/summer-2017/MiloonKothariHumanRighttoHousing.html#sthash.hjKC6mov.dpuf

Date : 2017-06-0523 views
Department : SFU's Vancity Office of Community Engagement
Category : SFU Events
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