For the past six years, The Shift’s Global Director Leilani Farha has been the world’s top watchdog and foremost expert on the right to housing internationally, as UN Special Rapporteur. Now her tenure is coming to an end. With visits to over 20 countries and many more cities she has a mountain of interesting stories and personal anecdotes as well as a variety of perspectives on the state of the right to housing around the world. And she wants to share them with you!  


                                  • The most challenging aspect of the work of a Rapporteur
                                  • What it’s like to be the main character in a documentary
                                  • How she became Special Rapporteur
                                  • What’s up with her unique hairstyle
                                  • Key lessons she’ll be taking from her role as Special Rapporteur to The Shift
                                  • The impact of COVID-19 on the right to housing
                                  • Anything else you want to know!
  Leilani will be addressing your questions in a virtual Q&A next week, so submit them below! Don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel and follow us on Twitter so you don’t miss the video when it goes online!

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