Javier Arizmendi Ruiz
Platform of People Affected by Mortgages, Spain
Javier Arizmendi Ruiz - Born in Mexico City, September 21st 1973. Agriculture Engineer, Professional Environmental & Sustainability Consultant. First social collaboration with indigenous communities in ‘Sierra Mixteca’, Mexico in 1994. Joined PAH in 2011 as a potentially affected mortgage holder and became part of the International Commission in 2013. As a member of the International Commission of PAH, has represented the movement at events and conferences organized by important international organizations. November 2013, New York City (US), invited by Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung. May 2014, Left Forum Congress, New York City (US) invited by Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung. May 2014, Paris (France), invited by Transform!, GUE-NGL Europarliament Group and the French Communist Party. November 2014, Dublin (Ireland) invited by Housing Action Now. May 2015, Barcelona (Spain), invited by SqEK – Squatting Europe Kollective. June 2015, Varna (Bulgaria), invited by Open Society Institute Sofia. October 2015, Berlin (Germany), invited by Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung. May 2016, Amsterdam (Netherlands), invited by the European Action Coalition for the Right to Housing and to the City.