Our work promotes, connects, and supports local women leaders who are creating resilient development in their communities.
We strengthen the capacity of grassroots women leaders to enhance their impact on the ground.
Awareness and locally-led initiatives are the cornerstone of sustainable development.
Networks and partnerships are key to aggregating the voices, practices, and priorities of grassroots women.
Formal roles for community leaders are a transformative step toward sitting at the decision-making table.
Coming up: Huairou Commission at the 13th International AWID ForumSeptember 7, 2016
WORLDWIDE. With only seven weeks left until the start of the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III), we ...
Maureen Friar joins Huairou Commission as Executive DirectorJune 28, 2016
Maureen brings to the position twenty-five years of experience leading nonprofit associations focused on affordable housing and finance, community dev...
CSW60 | Women Take Center Stage in the 2030 AgendaMay 18, 2016
New York, NY. The priority theme of the the 60th Session on the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60), the first following the adoption of the 17 ...
Habitat III Europe and North America Regional Meeting: Speaking as One to Engender the New Urban AgendaMarch 29, 2016
PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC. Shortly after the Habitat III Africa Regional Meeting, the Habitat III Europe and North America Regional Meeting was held in P...
July 25 – 27, 2016 Surabaya, Indonesia