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08/03/2021
Our co-president local government of Seine Saint Denis is joining the global conversation aimed at celebrating the International Women’s Day by sharing its own policy in the field…
08/03/2021
The final report of the "Dialogue on Migrant Women in Cities" organized last September 10 2020 has been published today on the occassion of 8th March 2021, International Women's…
28/02/2021
The following section offers background information on the process of recognition of local governments’ role in the protection and promotion of human rights by the United Nations…
28/02/2021
The World Human Rights Cities Forum (WHRCF) is held annually in the South Korean city of Gwangju. After holding more than 10 consecutive editions, it has consolidated as a…
24/02/2021
(* This report has been developed thanks to our partnership with INFID - Photo source: INFID and KOMNAS HAM) Over the last years, numerous Indonesian local and national…
18/02/2021
The Policy Council on the Right to the City and Inclusive Territories met last 9 February, gathering most of its renovated local government membership and co-presidency for the…
17/02/2021
In the past months, UCLG and its civil society partners from the Global Platform for the Right to the City and the Habitat International Coalition pioneered another line of…
15/02/2021
Source: Conseil Départemental de la Seine Saint Denis. The guide « Ensemble pour l’égalité des droits » (All together in favour of rights equality) is aimed at all inhabitants,…
12/02/2021
The impact of transnational corporations can be felt in many key aspects of city life. With no doubt, local governments are well aware of its relevance for residents’ access to…
25/01/2021
The GOLD VI Report will address the inequality crisis and its multiple dimensions as experienced at the local level. It will do so to explore meaningful pathways developed by…
18/01/2021
The UCLG Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights is pleased to share with you its Action Plan for 2021, containing the main thematic priorities and…
08/12/2020
Linda Voortman has been the Alderman (Co-Mayor) of Utrecht responsible for social affairs, diversity and municipal organization since 2018. In this position, she joined the Co-…
03/12/2020
Valencia has become the latest city to join the “Cities for Adequate Housing” Declaration in 2020, as announced by the city’s Social Services and Housing Councillor Isabel Lozano…
23/11/2020
Exploring rooms for maneuver at local governments’ hands to implement the Cities for Adequate Housing Declaration and supporting young researchers in their academic projects on…
20/11/2020
The “Call of the 14th November” represents a landmark political initiative by municipal authorities in France. Elected local government representatives from different political…