ELEMENTS OF CONTEXT
ODIOUS PUBLIC DEBT
Such debt has three salient features have been taken in the absence of consent of the people – no benefit for this population – the creditors know that. It is under the Stroessner dictatorship regime from 1954 to 1989, public debt has started. It amounted in 2010 to USD 2bln.
Source: CADTM – Committee for the Abolition of Third World debt, the debt figures in 2012
HISTORY OF CITIES – HERITAGE
RIGHT TO HOUSING
Since 1992 in the Constitution:
- Article 57: Every senior citizen has a right to full protection. The family, society and the government will promote well-being with the social services that will take charge of its power needs, health, housing, culture and recreation.
- Article 59: The family property, whose regime will be determined by the law, are recognized as an institution of social interest. They will include housing or family property, furniture and tools, which will be elusive.
- Article 100: All the inhabitants of the Republic have the right to decent housing. The State shall establish the conditions to apply this law, and facilitate social interest housing projects, particularly for families with limited resources, with adequate funding.Source: CETIM (publication COHRE)
SOME INTERESTING PRACTICES
Social and economic aspects
QUALITY OF HOUSING
INFORMAL HOUSING / SLUM / HOMELESS
ROLE OF PUBLIC AUTHORITIES
Cultural aspects – Religious – Symbolic
Bibliography & Sitography
MAJOR PROBLEMS BY CIVIL SOCIETY
CLAIMS MAJOR CIVIL SOCIETY
CIVIL SOCIETY ACTORS
- COOPERATIVA MANDUVIRA