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Solid Ground is a global advocacy campaign of Habitat for Humanity to improve access to land for shelter.
As a member of Habitat for Humanity’s Government Relations and Advocacy — known as the GRA team — I serve as the project manager of Habitat
I had little land rights experience prior to working for Habitat for Humanity International’s global advocacy campaign, Solid Ground. I do, however, have some local, state,
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
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
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
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
Habitat urges Congress to protect important programs and resources critical to international humanitarian and
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."
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
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