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22/07/2021
A forthcoming MOOC will bring together the expertise of member-local governments and partners to co-create a full study program on human rights at the local level. The first…
28/05/2021
On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of UCLG’s adoption of the Charter-Agenda for Human Rights in the City, the Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human…
28/05/2021
The 2021 Annual Meeting gathered the co-presidency, members and active local governments to address emerging priorities and networking proposals in the agenda. Participants…
30/04/2021
The following statement has been produced as a direct follow-up to the consultation on the Myanmar crisis held last April by Gwangju. This event was attended by the OHCHR’s High…
09/04/2021
A consultation on the Myanmar crisis was held last 6th April by the Mayor of Gwangju and co-president of the UCLG-CSIPDHR Lee Yong-sup. The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights,…
23/03/2021
The MC2CM Peer Learning event “Local Inclusive Citizenship: Fostering the Right to the City for All” held last 16-18 March in a digital format by the city of Grenoble addressed…
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…
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…
17/11/2020
Various representatives of the UCLG-CSIPDHR co-presidency took part in several statutory events of the UCLG World Council held on 9-13 November in an integrated setting in…
20/10/2020
The 10th edition of the World Human Rights Cities Forum (WHRCF) was held from 7 to 10 October in an integrated setting, with sessions taking place both in Gwangju as well as…
19/08/2020
The meeting “Cities and Territories beyond COVID-19: A human rights-based resurgence” took place from June 14 to 19 with the aim of promoting the human rights city vision among…
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…
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…