Solid Ground PH: Housing & Poverty

Habitat for Humanity Philippines Housing & Poverty

November 14, 2017

As of 2015, there is close to 22 million Filipinos living below the poverty live. Of those 22 million, 2.2 million are informal settlers. Meaning their

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Asia Pacific Learning Exchange: Strengthening Land Tenure Security for Urban Poverty Reduction in Asia Pacific

October 19, 2017

AGENDA CONCEPT NOTE REGISTRATION PRESENTATIONS The GLTN’s Urban CSO Cluster of UN-Habitat and Habitat for Humanity’s Solid Ground campaign are convening

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Off to South Africa: Improving Land Governance and Management Conference

October 17, 2017

When I started working for Habitat for Humanity International in early August, I hardly expected my first week to end with a flight to South Africa.

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Reducing Risk to Disasters by Securing Land Tenure: A Case Study in Portmore, Jamaica

October 11, 2017

Since 2015, Habitat for Humanity has been implementing a Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) pilot project called BRACED (Building Resilience and Capacities for Emerging Disasters) in the

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Overcoming Barriers of Urban Disaster Management in Bangladesh

October 6, 2017

Habitat Bangladesh has conducted a policy analysis on "Partnership, Coordination and Accountability in Urban Disaster Preparedness and Response: A Synthesis Review of Public Policies, Strategies, and

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This World Habitat Day, look down.

September 29, 2017

Today is World Habitat Day – a day designated by the United Nations in recognition of the importance of adequate shelter for all. And this year’s

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Which human rights are the most important?

September 25, 2017

Which human rights are the most important? Ask this question in a developed economy and you will likely hear: the right to freedom of speech, religious

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How to Understand Land Conflicts: A Report from Latin America and the Caribbean

September 19, 2017

We are all impacted by land. Whether we are aware of it or not. For some, land impacts them in the simple fact that they have

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Can the UN system reform how they are helping address housing, slums and urbanization?

September 14, 2017

Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban-ki-Moon once stated “Our struggle for global sustainability will be won or lost in cities.” Yet, while the UN has made rhetorical

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The Future of UN-Habitat

August 25, 2017

In October 2016, the outcome document of the United Nations Habitat III conference, the new global strategy guiding development, housing security, and urbanization, was released. Known

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