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15/09/2022
In its resolution 45/7 on “Local Governments and Human Rights”, the Human Rights Council requested the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to prepare a report on the…
15/09/2022
From May 15 to 21, a delegation of the Department Seine Saint Denis composed of Ernestine Ronai - head of the Observatory of Violence against Women (OVF) of Seine Saint Denis; Zoé…
12/09/2022
On 22 June last, the Department of Seine Saint Denis (France) and the CSIPDHR) organised a webinar on "Local and regional governments against gender-based violence: intimate…
22/07/2022
Building universality through local diversity The cities of Barcelona, Grigny, Gwangju, Mexico City, Utrecht and Vienna are launching an international call to invite 100 pioneer…
13/07/2022
The sixth edition of the GOLD report  produced by UCLG will be launched during the UCLG World Congress, which will take place in Daejeon (Republic of Korea), in October 2022. The…
11/07/2022
The UCLG-CSIPDHR, Ernestine Ronai (head) and Amélie Videau (coordinator) of the International Observatory on Violence against Women (OIVF) of Seine-Saint-Denis (France) met with…
08/07/2022
From 29 June to 1 July, 2022, UCLG and its Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights (CISDPHR), co-organized the International Meetings on Climate…
27/06/2022
In the occasion of the  UCLG Executive Bureau (13-15 June 2022), the UCLG-CSIPDHR organized a special session on the Global Campaign launched last February by the Co-presidency of…
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…