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Monday, April 4

Global & Local Strategies for Advancing Housing as a Human Right
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Leilani Farha
UCIS 4130
Sponsored by:
Global Studies Center along with Center for Civil Rights and Racial Justice, Department of Sociology, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA), University of Pittsburgh Law School, Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, University of Pittsburgh's Urban Studies Program, Office of Health Sciences Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, City of Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations and Pittsburgh Human Rights City Alliance

As UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Right to Adequate Housing, Ms. Farha worked to push governments to do more to protect residents’ access to safe and affordable housing. She continues to work with governments at local, national and global levels while also helping housing justice advocates make better use of international tools to defend and advance the right to housing.