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In the Local Policies section you will find a compilation of local government policies on human rights, the right to the city, housing and other key topics for local social inclusion and participatory democracy agendas. Our search engine will allow you to select practices according to more specific categories or types of contents, including more than sixty case studies developed within the Inclusive Cities Observatory initiative (a joint endeavour by the UCLG-CSIPDHR, the University College of London and the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra). The Resources section of this Knowledge Hub gathers useful publications, policy documents, international declarations and valuable learning resources.

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Report on migrant women in cities and the role of local governments (2020)

Summary of discussions held during the 2020 multi-stakeholder dialogue on migrant women in cities.

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Local Citizenship and Migration
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Local Citizenship and Migration (2021)

Peer Learning note on "Local Citizenship and Migration". It contains local government practices on human rights and participatory democracy.

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Thematic Reference Document on Local Citizenship

Thematic Reference Document on Local Citizenship (2021)

Developed as a contribution to the MC2CM Peer Learning Event on Local Citizenship (Grenoble, 2021).

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Compilation of Local Government Practices on Local Citizenship (2021)

Compilation of Local Government Practices on Local Citizenship (2021)

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Final Report of the Cities and Migration Conference (2017)

Final Report of the Cities and Migration Conference (2017)

Summary of discussions held in events organized by the UCLG-CSIPDHR during the 2017 "Cities and Migration" Conference.

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The Role of Local Authorities in the Social Inclusion of Migrants (2017)

The Role of Local Authorities in Promoting the Social Inclusion of Migrants (2017)

Focus on interculturality and interreligious dialogue. Reflecting on the outcomes of a Peer Learning event held in Lisbon (MC2CM project).

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Report of the Webinar on Unaccompanied Minors (2019)

Report of the Webinar on Unaccompanied Minors (2019)

Practices by local governments in the Euro-Mediterranean region. Webinar held in the context of the MC2CM project.

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Urban Migration: Strenghtening Cooperation with Civil Society (2019)

Urban Migration: Strenghtening Cooperation with Civil Society (2019)

Reporting on the MC2CM Peer Learning event held in Sfax. Focus on local government - civil society cooperation on migration.

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Live Learning Experience on COVID-19 and Migration Report (2020)

Live Learning Experience on COVID-19 and Migration (2020)

A meeting of the UCLG #BeyondtheOutbreak community focusing on local governments' role in protecting migrant residents face to the COVID-19 crisis.

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A typology of local governments’ engagement with human rights

A typology of local governments’ engagement with human rights: Legal pluralist contributions to international law and human rights (2020)

By Elif Durmuş.

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