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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…
28/02/2021
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…
08/12/2020
Linda Voortman has been the Alderman (Co-Mayor) of Utrecht responsible for social affairs, diversity and municipal organization since 2018. In this position, she joined the Co-…
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…
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…
01/07/2019
More than 20 local governments from all over the world took part in the meeting of “Local Governments for Human Rights” organized last 17 June by the Office of the United Nations…
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…
20/03/2019
Local authorities and partner organizations from around the world have responded to the call for contributions launched by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights for…
03/12/2018
A delegation from the Seine-Saint-Denis, Plaine Commune and Saint-Denis (France) visited the city of Granollers (Spain) on 26 and 27 November in order to meet with its Mayor,…
26/11/2018
Last November 22, our Committee and the Global Platform for the Right to the City organized the session “Right to the City and international agendas: African realities and…
19/11/2018
Several member-local government of our Committee were able to meet OHCHR’s Deputy High-Commissioner, Kate Gilmore, on the occasion of October’s Delegation to Gwangju’s World Human…
31/10/2018
From 18 to 21 October, our co-chair city of Gwangju hosted the 8th edition of the World Human Rights Cities Forum: a paramount event for the international human rights cities…
18/10/2018
The network of Mediterranean cities MedCities celebrated its Annual Conference last 4 and 5 October in Barcelona in a meeting gathering 40 local representatives from across the…
08/10/2018
The Human Rights Council has adopted a new resolution on the “Local government and human rights” agenda after its 39th period of sessions (10 – 28 September). The resolution…