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14/04/2020
Urban territories across the world are now sharing similar challenges when tackling the impacts of COVID-19: How to address residents’ needs in this time of crisis, and in…
09/04/2020
Faced with the spread of COVID-19, increasingly impacting communities and territories across the world, local governments play a key role in addressing the most urgent needs of…
08/04/2020
Last 1st April, UCLG and the Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights (CSIPDHR) co-organized alongside UN Habitat and Metropolis a new session of…
10/03/2020
The UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Housing Leilani Farha presented last 5 March her last report to the Human Rights Council, containing a set of guidelines for the…
08/03/2020
Following the key messages shared by Mexico City, Montreal and Barcelona in their open letter on the Right to the City for Women (2019, March 8), the CSIPDHR proposed the special…
21/02/2020
The UCLG Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights (UCLG CSIPDHR) is pleased to share with its members and partners its Action Plan for 2020. This…
18/02/2020
Last 16 to 18 January, the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) hosted a new edition of the Urban ARC Conference, gathering leading research initiatives on urban issues…
05/02/2020
The 2020 edition of the World Human Rights Cities Forum (WHRCF) has been postponed to October 7-10 2020 due to the COVID-19 epidemic. Given the importance of May 18, 2020, which…
20/12/2019
The International Observatory on Participatory Democracy held on December 7, 8, 9 and 10 its Annual Conference in Iztapalapa, Mexico City. Hundreds of participants, both from…
09/12/2019
Last November 27 and 28, a group of local government representatives and human rights experts gathered in Brussels to discuss how to strengthen the local governments for human…
05/12/2019
From November 18 to 21, Indonesia’s Jember Regency hosted the sixth edition of the National Festival of Cities for Human Rights and Social Justice (HAM Festival). On this year’s…
28/11/2019
We are pleased to inform you the Annual Report of the UCLG Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights is already available online. The Report includes…
25/11/2019
The 2019 edition of the UCLG Congress, held in the South African city of Durban from 11 to 15 November, has provided local governments gathered in the framework of the UCLG…
10/11/2019
From 30 September to 2 October, the City of Gwangju became once more the beating heart of the global human rights cities movement after hosting the 9th edition of the World Human…
29/10/2019
The next UCLG World Congress of Durban (11-15 November) will host several events and networking opportunities that will define the future strategy on housing of member local…