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13/03/2019
The UCLG Peace Prize is a triennial award for (a coalition of) local governments that have implemented innovative initiatives in conflict prevention, resolution or peace…
10/03/2019
The UCLG Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights is pleased to present its 2019 Action Plan. This document provides a comprehensive framework aimed…
08/03/2019
The UCLG Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights publishes, on the occasion of 2019 Women's Day an open letter by the mayors of Mexico City,…
21/02/2019
Several member-municipalities and partners of the Committee held a working meeting last February 13 in Barcelona. The objective of this meeting was twofold: to evaluate the…
05/02/2019
Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, UN Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of human rights…
25/01/2019
The Spanish city of Móstoles (205,614) is a good example of the numerous initiatives taken by municipal authorities across the world to carry out ambitious and innovative…
25/01/2019
The French city of Grenoble will host, from 8 to 16 March 2019, the second edition of Biennale “Cities in Transition”. This event will be a great opportunity to get to know…
18/01/2019
Throughout 2018, the Executive Secretariat of the UCLG Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights has carried out a monitoring process on the…
17/01/2019
On the occasion of the International Conference “Cities for Rights” held in Barcelona on December 10 and 11, our member-local governments of Barcelona, Madrid and Plaine Commune…
16/01/2019
Almost seven years after the creation of its Human Rights Department, Seoul (9.8 million inhabitants) has managed to consolidate a pioneer municipal human rights system. After a…
11/01/2019
The city of Terrassa (Catalonia, Spain) is organizing a Congress on “Intersectionality in local policies: experiences, tools and debates” next February 13. As a leading city in…
19/12/2018
A delegation of ten representatives of the Gwangju Metropolitan Government and the Gwangju International Center visited Barcelona on December 10, 11, 12 and 13, 2018. The purpose…
18/12/2018
Contributing to make the voice of local governments heard in regards to human rights has been a key priority for member-local governments of the UCLG Committee on Social…
12/12/2018
Source : UCLG The Global Compact for safe, orderly and regular Migration was adopted in Marrakech on 10th December. The Global Compact is the first-ever negotiated global…
10/12/2018
Source: UCLG On 4-5 December, the City of Vienna hosted the “Housing for All” Conference, a forum to present a European Action Plan to implement concrete policies for the right to…