'Housing for the Urban Poor: The Impact of Local-to-Global Networks'
Key Note Lecture by Somsook Boonyabancha
Date: Thursday, 30.05. 2013
Time: 6 pm
Venue: Room A 053, Architecture Building TU Berlin
Somsook Boonyabancha is secretary-general of the Asian Coalition for Housing Rights (ACHR) and was former Director of the Community Organizations Development Institute (CODI) in Thailand.The lecture will focus on the experience with urban poor housing development and city-wide community upgrading in Thailand and other Asian countries. Emphasis is on the achievements of the Community Organizations Development Institute (CODI) and Asian Coalition for Housing Rights’ (ACHR) new regional program on Asian Coalition for Community Action (ACCA). Of particular interest is the success and challenges of networking amongst urban poor and the impact on housing policies and practice.