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15/09/2022
In its resolution 45/7 on “Local Governments and Human Rights”, the Human Rights Council requested the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to prepare a report on the…
22/07/2022
Building universality through local diversity The cities of Barcelona, Grigny, Gwangju, Mexico City, Utrecht and Vienna are launching an international call to invite 100 pioneer…
08/07/2022
From 29 June to 1 July, 2022, UCLG and its Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights (CISDPHR), co-organized the International Meetings on Climate…
27/06/2022
In the occasion of the  UCLG Executive Bureau (13-15 June 2022), the UCLG-CSIPDHR organized a special session on the Global Campaign launched last February by the Co-presidency of…
17/05/2022
The UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing, Mr. Balakrishnan Rajagopal, launched a call for contributions to a Report on the linkages between the right to adequate housing and…
25/03/2022
Last November, UCLG and the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) signed an historical cooperation agreement to strengthen the human right cities…
09/12/2021
On Human Rights Day 2021, our Committee joins its member-local governments and international partners in celebrating human rights. We highlight with particular emphasis their key…
25/11/2021
The 2021 edition of the UCLG World Council held in Barcelona from 15 to 18 November saw the official presentation of a letter of agreement between UCLG and the Office of the UN…
25/11/2021
The “Femmes du Monde” Seminar (Women of the World) held in Seine Saint Denis from 22 to 29 November saw the launch of the “Caring territories for women victims of  violence”…
24/11/2021
The International Observatory on Violence against Women and Girls gathers local government efforts to address VAWG in urban territories worldwide. This is an initiative promoted…
28/10/2021
New horizons for the social agenda of UCLG were discussed last 25 October at the occasion of a new edition of the UCLG Policy Council on the Right to the City. Key members of the…
22/10/2021
This key event in the European human rights agenda took place from 11 to 12 October in Vienna and online. It gathered a large audience of local, national and international…
11/10/2021
The annual meeting point for the human rights cities movement was held from 6 to 10 October 2021. In its 11th edition, the Gwangju Forum focused on addressing the current health…
05/10/2021
The event was held on October 1st, and brought together representatives from national delegations to the Human Rights Council, the OHCHR leadership and local governments. It…
28/09/2021
The next Fundamental Rights Forum will address local human rights innovation and trigger new commitments in Europe The Fundamental Rights Forum will bring together diverse voices…