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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 official launch of the “Territories protecting women from gender-based…
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…
11/10/2021
The annual meeting point for the human rights cities movement was held from 6 to 10 October 2021. In its 11th edition, the Gwangju Forum focused on addressing the current health…
05/10/2021
The event was held on October 1st, and brought together representatives from national delegations to the Human Rights Council, the OHCHR leadership and local governments. It…
28/09/2021
The next Fundamental Rights Forum will address local human rights innovation and trigger new commitments in Europe The Fundamental Rights Forum will bring together diverse voices…
22/09/2021
A side event held on 7 September during the last UCLG ASPAC Congress brought together mayors and relevant urban stakeholders in the Asia Pacific region to place human rights high…
22/09/2021
The last UCLG Culture Summit held in Izmir from 9 to 11 September 2021 brought together local governments and key partners in the culture sector and human rights practice to…
22/09/2021
Following-up on our successful, joint learning event devoted to local citizenship as an emerging concept in local government agendas on social inclusion and human rights, the UCLG…
21/09/2021
The 11th edition of the World Human Rights Cities Forum (WHRCF) will be held from 6 to 10 october in Gwangju with most sessions open to online participation. The Forum will bring…
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…