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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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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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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Partnership for Action Presentations

August 20, 2017

This page contains conference presentations from the Partnership for Action: Improving Land Governance and Management in Africa , 15-17 August 2017. Presentations are listed in

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Disinheritance in Lesotho: A Personal Account from a Solid Ground Advocate

June 21, 2017

In commemoration of International Widows’ Day, I decided to take this opportunity to share my personal story in order to bring attention to disinheritance, which, speaking

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Partnership for Action: Improving Land Governance and Management in Africa

June 15, 2017

The GLTN’s Urban CSO Cluster of UN-Habitat and Habitat for Humanity’s Solid Ground campaign convened a multi-stakeholder regional conference on land governance and management and kindly

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Yours and Mine – Investing in Development is Everyone’s Business

June 4, 2017

It's time to do away with the myth that development lies only in the hands of traditional actors such as CSOs and government agencies. On June

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Habitat for Humanity statement about the White House international affairs fiscal year 2018 budget

June 1, 2017

Habitat urges Congress to protect important programs and resources critical to international humanitarian and

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Using Evidence and Research on Land Access to shape Housing Advocacy

April 4, 2017

Most, if not all, housing advocacy in the Philippines is premised on the existence of what the government, developers and other stakeholders call the "housing backlog."

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