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16/09/2021
At the Occasion of International Democracy Day UCLG recalls the need for a new generation of participatory local democracy On the occasion of the International Day of Democracy…
11/08/2021
The growing interest that human rights arise among local governments across the world is gaining ground in Latin America. Whether as a tool to advance migrants’ inclusion, a…
22/07/2021
A forthcoming MOOC will bring together the expertise of member-local governments and partners to co-create a full study program on human rights at the local level. The first…
22/07/2021
After several months of work, we have completed the renovation process of the website of the UCLG Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights. Find out…
04/06/2021
In order to celebrate the World Environment Day, we highlight relevant proposals for local governments concerned about the climate emergency and its links with the issues normally…
28/05/2021
On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of UCLG’s adoption of the Charter-Agenda for Human Rights in the City, the Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human…
28/05/2021
This public consultation held last 14 May gathered local and regional government (LRG) representatives and the UCLG Community of Practice on Housing to address emerging challenges…
28/05/2021
The 2021 Annual Meeting gathered the co-presidency, members and active local governments to address emerging priorities and networking proposals in the agenda. Participants…
03/05/2021
The UCLG Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights took part in the call for contributions issued by UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women…
30/04/2021
The following statement has been produced as a direct follow-up to the consultation on the Myanmar crisis held last April by Gwangju. This event was attended by the OHCHR’s High…
28/04/2021
The deep impacts of the pandemic over liberties, public health and socioeconomic conditions of people everywhere in the world have brought leaders and experts from global to local…
28/04/2021
Developed with our VNG International partners In March 2021 there were parliamentary elections in the Netherlands. Although it is obligatory by the national law that voting…
09/04/2021
A consultation on the Myanmar crisis was held last 6th April by the Mayor of Gwangju and co-president of the UCLG-CSIPDHR Lee Yong-sup. The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights,…
30/03/2021
Local governments adopt participatory democracy practices to empower civil society, better include marginalized groups and build more accountable and inclusive institutions.…
25/03/2021
Following the agreement of its municipal council on February 26th, the Castilian city of Segovia (52,000 inhabitants) has become the most recent adherent to the European Charter…