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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,…
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…
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…
10/08/2019
Our Committee has taken an active role in UCLG and global discussions on SDG 16 localization throughout the first half of 2019. Through the participation of its members and its…
04/04/2019
Philippe Rio is the mayor of Grigny: a small town on the outskirts of Paris marked by strong inequalities compared to the richest districts of the French capital. Philippe Rio's…
29/03/2019
Source: UCLG On March, 26 and 27, UCLG co-organized a technical consultation on the establishment of Inclusive Local Institutions, with UNDP, the Tunisian Republic and the Global…
14/11/2018
The city of Madrid welcomed, from 5 to 8 November, a new edition of the “World Forum on Urban Violence and Education for Coexistence and Peace” as well as the 2018 World Council…
15/05/2018
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the “Nakba”, this article recalls the words of the Mayor of the Palestinian city of Bethlehem, Anton Salman, who took part, at the…
15/03/2018
Source photo : Mídia Ninja Marielle Franco, 38, was one of the 32 black women elected councillors in Brazil capital cities. Sociologist, born in the favela of Maré, in Rio de…
15/09/2017
In view of the next phase of the trial against Gültan Kisanak, Mayor of the city of Diyarbakır, next 15 September, the Committee expresses its concern about the situation of local…
30/08/2017
Patrick Braouezec, President of Plaine Commune, and CO-President of UCLG Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights, write an open letter to Ada Colau…
12/06/2017
Next 20 June, the trial against the arrested Co-Mayor of our member city of Diyarbakır, Gültan Kışanak, will take place under a context of state of emergency in Turkey. According…