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Barbara Ward’s famous speech at Habitat I

It was irregular for a civilian not part of an official delegation to address the UN, but economist and author Barbara Ward spoke at Habitat I. She had after all written the theme books for the conference, Human Settlements: Crisis

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Barbara Ward’s famous speech at Habitat I

It was irregular for a civilian not part of an official delegation to address the UN, but economist and author Barbara Ward spoke at Habitat I. She had after all written the theme books for the conference, Human Settlements: Crisis

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UN Habitat I: The Vancouver Action Plan

The UN’s 1976 Habitat I conference in Vancouver produced The Vancouver Declaration. The Declaration was accompanied by the Vancouver Action Plan (also known as “64 Recommendations for National Action”). While the work of many—as all UN declarations and documents are—this

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UN Habitat I: The Vancouver Action Plan

The UN’s 1976 Habitat I conference in Vancouver produced The Vancouver Declaration. The Declaration was accompanied by the Vancouver Action Plan (also known as “64 Recommendations for National Action”). While the work of many—as all UN declarations and documents are—this

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UN Habitat – The Vancouver Declaration, 1976

Believe it or not, the above image is of the official PDF of this important declaration, on the UN’s own website. Doodles, spills and all Since the UN Habitat: Conference on Human Settlements was held in Vancouver in 1976, there

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UN Habitat – The Vancouver Declaration, 1976

Believe it or not, the above image is of the official PDF of this important declaration, on the UN’s own website. Doodles, spills and all Since the UN Habitat: Conference on Human Settlements was held in Vancouver in 1976, there

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Goodbye to Jim MacNeill, Habitat I Commissioner General, April 22, 1928 – March 5, 2016

Dear friends of Habitat ’76, My friend Jim MacNeill, who served as Commissioner General of Habitat I (the 1976 UN Habitat Conference on Human Settlements) and was one of the key intellectual and administrative forces behind it, died in Ottawa

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Goodbye to Jim MacNeill, Habitat I Commissioner General, April 22, 1928 – March 5, 2016

Dear friends of Habitat ’76, My friend Jim MacNeill, who served as Commissioner General of Habitat I (the 1976 UN Habitat Conference on Human Settlements) and was one of the key intellectual and administrative forces behind it, died in Ottawa

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