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Local to Global: A #GrassrootsLegacy in Brooklyn

January 19, 2017

Jan Peterson is the Chair of the Huairou Commission Board of Directors. She is a community organizer and movement builder. She is a grandmother, a men...

2030 Agenda

Quito Round Up: Setting the Stage at the Grassroots Academy

November 23, 2016

In the days leading up to the Habitat III Conference, the Huairou Commission hosted an International Grassroots Academy in partnership with our local ...

Habitat III

Quito Round Up: Coalescing around Strategy and Partnerships for Implementation

November 23, 2016

Continuing its long-standing tradition, the Huairou Commission hosted the Daily Women’s Caucus during the Habitat III Conference.

Habitat III

Quito Round Up: Critical Stakeholder Engagement at Assembly and Roundtables

November 23, 2016

Highlighting the diversity of the women’s constituency and the different development priorities across the women’s movement, the Women’s Assembly was ...

Habitat III

Quito Round Up: Events that Brought Grassroots and Women’s Priorities to the Forefront

November 23, 2016

Focused on implementation and action-oriented initiatives for the New Urban Agenda, the Huairou Commission and its network hosted two robust networkin...

Habitat III

Huairou’s Mission in Quito: Champion Women’s Voices in the New Urban Agenda

October 15, 2016

More than 115 Huairou members and partners from 35 countries will travel to the Habitat III conference in Quito this week, bringing with them expansiv...

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Countdown to Quito: Huairou Celebrates 20 Years of Raising Women’s Voices in Urban Development

October 12, 2016

The highly anticipated Habitat III conference in Quito, Ecuador is fast approaching, and as Huairou’s delegation prepares for this momentous and histo...

Grassroots Academy

Member News: Japanese Grassroots Academy in Iwate, Japan

September 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 ...

2030 Agenda

Coming up: Huairou Commission at the 13th International AWID Forum

September 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 ...

2030 Agenda

Women of the World Prepare for Habitat III

September 1, 2016

WORLDWIDE. With only seven weeks left until the start of the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III), we ...

Huairou Commission

Maureen Friar joins Huairou Commission as Executive Director

June 28, 2016

Maureen brings to the position twenty-five years of experience leading nonprofit associations focused on affordable housing and finance, community dev...

2030 Agenda

CSW60 | Women Take Center Stage in the 2030 Agenda

May 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 ...

2030 Agenda

Habitat III Europe and North America Regional Meeting: Speaking as One to Engender the New Urban Agenda

March 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...

Habitat III

Habitat III Africa Regional Meeting: Women’s Voices Ring Out in Nigeria

March 29, 2016

ABUJA, NIGERIA. Last month, the Huairou Commission (HC), Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO) and Slum/Shack Dwellers Int...

2030 Agenda

2016 International Women’s Day: Thank you for Supporting Women All Over the World

March 8, 2016

We wish all our members, partners and supporters Happy International Women's Day 2016! For Huairou Commission, this year marks our 20th of continuo...