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Europe, Middle East and Africa

Media information

Habitat for Humanity has extensive knowledge of the housing and shelter sector throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Habitat offers detailed information, case studies, and housing research as well as hi-resolution photos to cover regional housing issues or specific problems in a country.

 

Please contact:

  1. Europe and the Middle east
    Katarzyna Jasik-Caínzos
    Communications Director, Europe and the Middle East 
    Phone: +32 478 88 79 08
    Email: [email protected]
  2. Africa
    Caroline Nyamamu
    Communications Director, Africa
    Phone: +254 759 067 659
    Email: [email protected]

 

Latest press releases

Winners of the MENA Housing Forum Innovation Awards 2022 unveiled!

November 22, 2022

Housing for All Egyptians, by Social Housing and Mortgage Finance Fund from Egypt (Public Policies category), The Housing Monitor by Public Works Studio from Lebanon (Best Practices category) and Recyblock by Zelij Invent from Morocco (ShelterTech category), are the winners of the MENA Housing Forum Innovations Awards 2022.

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Inaugural MENA Housing Forum champions inclusive, affordable and sustainable housing

November 21, 2022

The first-ever Middle East and North Africa, or MENA, Housing Forum started today in Cairo, under the patronage of the Egyptian Ministry of Housing. Over the next three days, stakeholders will discuss ongoing housing challenges, including the persistence of informal settlements, the rise in refugee numbers, the increase of vulnerability in the wake of COVID-19, and the region’s role in climate action following the COP27 climate change conference. With 10 in-person and five virtual sessions scheduled, the hybrid forum is expected to attract over 500 participants.

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Winners of the MENA Housing Forum Innovation Awards 2022 unveiled!

November 22, 2022

Housing for All Egyptians, by Social Housing and Mortgage Finance Fund from Egypt (Public Policies category), The Housing Monitor by Public Works Studio from Lebanon (Best Practices category) and Recyblock by Zelij Invent from Morocco (ShelterTech category), are the winners of the MENA Housing Forum Innovations Awards 2022.

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Inaugural MENA Housing Forum champions inclusive, affordable and sustainable housing

November 21, 2022

The first-ever Middle East and North Africa, or MENA, Housing Forum started today in Cairo, under the patronage of the Egyptian Ministry of Housing. Over the next three days, stakeholders will discuss ongoing housing challenges, including the persistence of informal settlements, the rise in refugee numbers, the increase of vulnerability in the wake of COVID-19, and the region’s role in climate action following the COP27 climate change conference. With 10 in-person and five virtual sessions scheduled, the hybrid forum is expected to attract over 500 participants.

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Accelerating Start-ups in Affordable Housing

June 20, 2019

Habitat’s ShelterTech Accelerator, designed by its Terwilliger Center, has selected five Kenyan start-ups and two scale-ups that provide affordable housing solutions to start investment negotiations.

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Winners of the MENA Housing Forum Innovation Awards 2022 unveiled!

November 22, 2022

Housing for All Egyptians, by Social Housing and Mortgage Finance Fund from Egypt (Public Policies category), The Housing Monitor by Public Works Studio from Lebanon (Best Practices category) and Recyblock by Zelij Invent from Morocco (ShelterTech category), are the winners of the MENA Housing Forum Innovations Awards 2022.

Read more

Inaugural MENA Housing Forum champions inclusive, affordable and sustainable housing

November 21, 2022

The first-ever Middle East and North Africa, or MENA, Housing Forum started today in Cairo, under the patronage of the Egyptian Ministry of Housing. Over the next three days, stakeholders will discuss ongoing housing challenges, including the persistence of informal settlements, the rise in refugee numbers, the increase of vulnerability in the wake of COVID-19, and the region’s role in climate action following the COP27 climate change conference. With 10 in-person and five virtual sessions scheduled, the hybrid forum is expected to attract over 500 participants.

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