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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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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A Major Milestone Sets the Path Forward

November 3, 2016

After more than two years of intensive advocacy, policy discussions, knowledge sharing, tense negotiations, logistical nightmares, and a push for the inclusion of multiple stakeholders, a

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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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