Building Solid Ground in the EU

May 24, 2018

Because we believe that visibility leads to accountability, we want to hold governments accountable to the commitments they made with the adoption of the Sustainable Development

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Revitalized Gender Action Plan Strives for Gender Equality

April 12, 2018

According to the European Commission, commitment to gender equality needs to be a constant element in all EU efforts. We too, agree. Gender equality needs to

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BlackFlat: Habitat for Humanity Hungary's campaign for affordable and secure rentals

April 5, 2018

In Hungary, tenants of private rental housing are exposed to significant tenure insecurity and unaffordability. Since 1993, private leases are loosely regulated by the state, and

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Treasure in the Attic

March 15, 2018

1,200 buckets of debris removed. That is what it took to build beautiful, apartments (or “flats”) out of an attic previously inhabited only by pigeons. It

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Access to Land Lies at the Heart of Ending Poverty

November 10, 2017

Over this weekend, decisions will be made that will influence priorities of governments around the world. In September 2015, at a meeting of the United Nations

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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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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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