Connect with Us at the Land and Poverty Conference

February 17, 2017

The World Bank’s annual Land and Poverty Conference , taking place March 20-24, provides an opportunity for people across sectors to come together and discover, present

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A New Year's Resolution for You

December 28, 2016

2016 has been an eventful year to say the least. I am, of course, speaking about the significant political events that transpired in countries around the

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Creating a Movement within a Movement: Resourcing a global advocacy agenda when everyone wants local impact

December 19, 2016

The flight from Habitat for Humanity International’s headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia to Quito, Ecuador, the host city for the United Nations Habitat III Conference, was unusual.

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Call of Doody: Calling All Actors to Participate

November 17, 2016

Consider the assets that you are able to call your own. For me, these include the clothes on my back and the screen on my computer;

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#WorldHabitatDay

Housing at the Center on World Habitat Day and Everyday

October 2, 2016

Thirty years ago today marked first ever World Habitat Day . The United Nations General Assembly designated the first Monday of October as World Habitat Day

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Looking forward to the New Urban Agenda and Its Implementation

September 14, 2016

Last week, representatives from United Nations Member States and other stakeholders gathered at the UN Headquarters in New York City for yet another round of negotiations

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Lucky Number 2(7)

September 9, 2016

Forty years ago, Habitat for Humanity was founded in rural Georgia, a state in the Southeast United States. The organization was founded on the belief that

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How Effective Slum Upgrading Can Become a Reality

August 29, 2016

As property values within cities continue to rise, affordable land becomes increasingly scarce. People living in poor urban conditions are often forcibly evicted and pushed to

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Can Urbanisation be the Catalyst to Drive Structural Transformation in Africa?

August 18, 2016

On 2 August 2016, Habitat for Humanity’s Europe, Middle East and Africa office arranged a workshop at the Pan-African Parliament on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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Celebrate Nelson Mandela with 67 Minutes

July 18, 2016

In South Africa and around world, Nelson Mandela inspired millions with his words and actions. But did you know that in addition to being a champion

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