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N. 34. March - April 2017

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Wednesday, 10 May 2017
From 7 to 12 March 2017, the Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights went to Grenoble to take part to the Biennale des Villes en Transition (Biennale of Cities in Transition), organized by the City Council of Grenoble, as well as to the meetings on critical geopolitics on the “Right to the City” organized by the Institute of Alpine...
Thursday, 27 April 2017
The Neighbourhood Improvement Community Programme is an initiative by Mexico City's Department of Social Development, in coordination with the Department of Works and Services and the Department of Urban Development and Housing. The programme was implemented in 2007 and was turned into a law in 2015. At the current moment, the program is still ongoing, having...
Wednesday, 12 April 2017
The UCLG Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights and the city council of Madrid, are organizing a meeting of cities for Human Rights and the Right to the City, next 18 April, in the framework of the UCLG Executive Bureau and the World Forum on Urban Violence and Education for Coexistence and Peace. This meeting will be held in the...
Wednesday, 05 April 2017
The Vauban Sustainable Urban District process took place in the German city of Freiburg after 1993. It is based on the city government's aim of restoring an old military barrack based on ecological and social cohesion criteria, creating a participatory process to that effect. The year 1995 saw the beginning of the participation process involving the future...
Monday, 27 March 2017
Last 22 December, 75 Senegalese elected representatives (Mayors and Presidents of Departmental Councils) signed a Charter of Citizen Participation and Right to the City in the presence of the Cabinet Director of the Ministry of Local Governance, Development and Territorial Management, the National Program for Local Development (PNDL), institutions from the UN...
Wednesday, 15 March 2017
The “Women’s Desk” project (2008-2010) is a gender mainstreaming experience in a public policy. In addition, the project is an example of a process by which local institutions and services have appropriated gender-mainstreaming methods in economic integration policies. The Women's Desk aims to be a space for consultation and coordination between the various...

Members news

Wednesday, 17 May 2017
Through the last months, the Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights has welcomed to its network an association of local governments, the Association of Municipalities of Bolivia, a partner organization, the Barcelona-based Observatory DESC, and three organizations related to local and regional governments around the world: the...


Social Inclusion and Participatory Democracy. From the conceptual discussion to local action
Global Charter-Agenda for Human Rights in the City
The rights approach through the "Bogota Humana" Development Plan: towards a new construction of the Public Sphere