Access to adequate housing, the fifth pillar of the Welfare State.
Housing stands as a fundamental social need and a prerequisite for dignified living, serving as a gateway to other fundamental rights such as health and education.
What steps are being taken in the Basque Country and elsewhere to provide an affordable home for everyone, particularly for those who lack the necessary resources to achieve this on the free market?
Various prominent voices at the international, national, and local levels will analyse the recognition of the subjective right to housing, its social function, the regulation of rental rates and the management of public housing stock.
You will learn about multiple perspectives in one single day:
> The main benchmark housing policies at a European level.
> Good practices that can be emulated.
> Innovative alternatives already proving their effectiveness.
This means that the International Congress on Housing Policies has been designed, organised and will be held following the necessary criteria for minimising the potential negative impacts on the environment that a celebration of any event of this type could entail.
Because we want this Congress to leave a positive legacy on all the stakeholders involved, on society and on the environment.
With the aim of ensuring that any event meets the criteria of the United Nations Environment Program and integrates environmental measures in its organisation, the Ihobe public company has developed the Erronka Garbia methodology.
The events that meet the fundamental principles of environmental focus, event life-cycle, prevention of pollution, transparency and awareness of the participants receive the Erronka Garbia environmental sustainability in events certificate.
And this International Congress on Housing Policies meets them.