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The global movement to secure the human right to housing
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Fredrik Gertten 5h
Now entering a talk with the city of Amsterdam. Civil servants at 3 different departments have seen . Now we are going to talk politics and housing, a small panel but 400 attending the show. Indeed inspiring.
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Leilani Farha 16h
Toronto has recorded the highest concentration of COVID-19 cases in neighbourhoods with higher portions of low-income residents + multi-unit residences.
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"This is state behaviour against homeless people that we certainly saw pre pandemic ... But in the time of COVID-19 it can be a death sentence" said to .
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University of Toronto May 27
Coronavirus and the City: experts share insights on recovery via series
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Leilani Farha May 27
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Shift Aotearoa May 26
[Saville-Smith, (Ed), BBHTC] Revitalising the Production of Affordable Housing ...:[2019]: "[A] dwelling that costs more than [a family] can afford undermines its security and compromises the dwelling as a home
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Flor Avelino May 27
Join our Movie Night June 17th on with a screening of followed by WorldCafe discussion. Organized by in collaboration with
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Leilani Farha May 27
No doesn't mean yes by another means. Landlords Can’t Evict Their Tenants, So They're Shutting Off Utilities and Threatening Them Instead via
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The Shift May 27
Life-saving measures to house the most vulnerable during coronavirus lockdowns risk falling by the wayside after the crisis ends, the former U.N. Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing Leilani Farha has warned.
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David Madden May 26
If your response to the pandemic doesn’t include demanding a universal right to decent housing, then you’re doing it wrong
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Leilani Farha May 25
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TortoiseShack May 24
What a week on A & crossover. A with ’s & ’s with , & Tara Flynn. Listen online & join us on
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UCLG LED May 22
“The time is now to eliminate homelessness and ensure affordable housing”, , Global Director at & former UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing, opening the and session this afternoon
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The Shift May 26
Go to to find Guidance Notes for governments of all levels to protect the in their responses to . Head to our YouTube channel for comments from our Global Director 👇
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Vital Cities and Citizens May 26
Join our Movie Night June 17th on with a screening of followed by WorldCafe discussion. Organized by in collaboration with . .
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Rory Hearne May 20
The pandemic reveals that Governments must ensure an entrenched right to housing that is given meaning & effect through legislation, policies and programmes. Former UN Rapporteur & now speaks to our Podcast
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Eduard Cabré Romans May 20
La Directora Global de y anterior Relatora ONU por el , compartirá herramientas para diseñar estrategias de vivienda basadas en 🤔 Registro:
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Aya Fujimura-Fanselow May 20
. : "If ever there was a question as to whether housing is a housing right, the global pandemic has laid this to rest; never before, in contemporary history, have the connections between housing & life & well-being been more transparent."
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United Cities May 22
"Renewal of the energy around social housing & renewal of the relationship with private sector, that is a global consensus that can put forward, role of the shift is creating that narrative" 🗨️ Global Director
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Fredrik Gertten May 23
Horror scenes like this I’ve witnessed in major western cities the last years. Not acceptable.
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