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17/05/2022
The UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing, Mr. Balakrishnan Rajagopal, launched a call for contributions to a Report on the linkages between the right to adequate housing and…
20/04/2022
The UCLG Municipal Peace Talks are an exercise of multilateral peacebuilding from a local perspective that will set the ground for local to local dialogue beyond the current…
29/03/2022
By Clara Brugada Molina, Mayor of Iztapalapa, Mexico (published in the CESA Magazine of CDMX, Vol V). Until few decades ago, the “city” was thought as a neutral space and that…
28/03/2022
From 22 November to 29 November 2021, the Departmental Observatory on Violence against Women and the European and International Department of the Seine Saint Denis welcomed the…
25/03/2022
Last November, UCLG and the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) signed an historical cooperation agreement to strengthen the human right cities…
18/03/2022
This International Women's Day took place in a global context marked by the armed conflict between Ukraine and Russia, which has forced millions Ukrainian men and women to leave…
09/12/2021
On Human Rights Day 2021, our Committee joins its member-local governments and international partners in celebrating human rights. We highlight with particular emphasis their key…
02/12/2021
Last December 1st, our Committee organized the special session “Municipalism, social movements and feminist approaches”. The event highlighted local government perspectives on…
25/11/2021
The 2021 edition of the UCLG World Council held in Barcelona from 15 to 18 November saw the official presentation of a letter of agreement between UCLG and the Office of the UN…
25/11/2021
The “Femmes du Monde” Seminar (Women of the World) held in Seine Saint Denis from 22 to 29 November saw the launch of the “Territories protecting women from gender-based violence…
24/11/2021
The International Observatory on Violence against Women and Girls gathers local government efforts to address VAWG in urban territories worldwide. This is an initiative promoted…
16/11/2021
The fourth edition of the Transformative Cities award is looking forward to receiving a good number of submissions by local governments implementing projects related to social…
29/10/2021
A delegation of the UCLG-CSIPDHR attended the 20th edition of the annual conference of the International Observatory on Participatory Democracy Conference, held in Cocody (Ivory…
28/10/2021
New horizons for the social agenda of UCLG were discussed last 25 October at the occasion of a new edition of the UCLG Policy Council on the Right to the City. Key members of the…
22/10/2021
This key event in the European human rights agenda took place from 11 to 12 October in Vienna and online. It gathered a large audience of local, national and international…