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Catalina Hinchey Trujillo was born and grew up in Colombia. She is by profession a sociologist and social worker with a Master’s Degree in Sociology from the University of Colombia. She spent most of her professional life working with ‘popular movements’ predominantly in South America, and was, for a number of years, the National Director of a confederation of self-help housing organisations in Colombia. Catalina has worked for the UN’s Habitat programme for over five years. She was interviewed in her office in the UN complex in Nairobi, Kenya, where she is presently based and where she is preparing for the global Habitat Two Conference which will take place in Istanbul, Turkey, in 1996.

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