The World Habitat Awards, which are organised by World Habitat in partnership with UN-Habitat, are the world’s leading housing awards, with winners receiving £10,000 and the opportunity for international development opportunities.
One partner of the CoHabitat Network, Sostre Cívic, won Silver. Sostre Cívic is an umbrella organisation that supports cooperative groups to purchase and/or develop buildings, usually on municipal land, and advocates for the sector in Catalonia and throughout Spain. The organisation currently has 1,000 members and 17 ongoing projects in Catalonia, comprising 236 homes.
Two SDI affiliates also won an award: urbaSEN and the Senegalese Federation of Inhabitants won Gold; the Namibia Housing Action Group/Shack Dweller Federation of Namibia won Bronze.
Congratulations on this international recognition!