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Opinion: Housing must be at the heart of the COVID-19 response and recovery

30 October 2020

Many pandemic emergency response measures have shown that the right to housing can be realized when governments put it at the center of their political agenda. Ahead of World Cities Day, this op-ed outlines three actions that can be taken.

UNSC avoids adoption of 'truly shocking' WPS resolution from Russia

30 October 2020

The U.N. Security Council voted down a resolution put forth by October council president Russia that civil society activists said endangered the future of the women, peace, and security agenda.

Financial incentives for frontline health workers

30 October 2020

Leading global health organizations and researchers spoke to Devex about how to create financial incentive packages that achieve a "triple win” for health workers, health systems, and populations in low-resource countries.

UNICEF, Orbia on what makes a good partnership. A hint? It's mutually beneficial

30 October 2020

The international company Orbia recently donated $500,000 in cash and essential supplies, including water tanks and pipes, to UNICEF's hand-washing work. The model represents an idea of what public-private partnerships could look like.

FCDO announces guidance to protect women peace builders

30 October 2020

As the world approaches the 20 year anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, advocates for women's' involvement in peace building say little progress has been made. One U.K. government initiative aims to change that.

FAO calls for collaboration to fight food insecurity in Africa

29 October 2020

Experts at the FAO Regional Conference for Africa say that the key to improving food security in Africa is reforming humanitarian responses to include better collaboration with development actors.

Opinion: During crises, diversity and inclusion should lead the way

29 October 2020

Instead of cutting down diversity efforts, look for low-cost solutions to center equity in organizational processes, writes behavioral science researcher Mathangi Swaminathan.

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Opinion: Housing must be at the heart of the COVID-19 response and recovery

30 October 2020

Many pandemic emergency response measures have shown that the right to housing can be realized when governments put it at the center of their political agenda. Ahead of World Cities Day, this op-ed outlines three actions that can be taken.