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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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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Our Paper Anniversary: How will you #ActforLandAccess

March 7, 2017

March 8th marks the first anniversary of the Solid Ground campaign. Known as the "paper anniversary" in many countries, the first anniversary is traditionally celebrated with

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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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Habitat on the Hill 2017: One Vision, Many Voices

February 13, 2017

There is no denying that the atmosphere in Washington, D.C. has been divisive over the past few months. Early this month, political differences were set aside

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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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