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Results for Participatory Democracy

16/09/2021
At the Occasion of International Democracy Day UCLG recalls the need for a new generation of participatory local democracy On the occasion of the International Day of Democracy…
30/03/2021
Local governments adopt participatory democracy practices to empower civil society, better include marginalized groups and build more accountable and inclusive institutions.…
23/03/2021
An MC2CM Peer Learning event held last March 16-18 by Grenoble addressed the concept of “local inclusive citizenship” in connection to the social inclusion of migrant residents.…
08/03/2020
Following the key messages shared by Mexico City, Montreal and Barcelona in their open letter on the Right to the City for Women (2019, March 8), the CSIPDHR proposed the special…
20/12/2019
The International Observatory on Participatory Democracy held on December 7, 8, 9 and 10 its Annual Conference in Iztapalapa, Mexico City. Hundreds of participants, both from…
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…
05/12/2018
Local democracy has gained weight in the agendas of local government, UCLG and other international organizations throughout 2018. In November, and on the occasion of its…
04/04/2018
The report "Competitive Metropolises and the Prospects for Spatial Justice: the role of metropolitan areas within the global agenda of local and regional governments for the 21st…
03/01/2018
From 16 to 18 November, the City Council of Madrid and MediaLab Prado organized the Conference “Democratic Cities”. It was held in Madrid in partnership with the UCLG Committee on…
27/12/2017
Last 23 to 25 November, Antonio Aniesa, collaborator of Plaine Commune’s President Patrick Braouezec, an urban conurbation at the north of Paris, represented the UCLG Committee on…
23/10/2017
Last 2 and 3 October, the Mayor of Gwangju and co-chair of the UCLG Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights, Dr. Yoon Jang Hyeon, attended a “…
02/08/2017
Last June, Camille Dantec and Thomas Simon, two young graduates in participation and geography from Grenoble, started a six-month journey in the framework of the project “Les…
10/07/2017
From 16 to 19 June, the Office of Public Consultation of Montreal hosted the 17th Conference of the International Observatory of Participatory Democracy (OIDP). Its thematic…
26/06/2017
Last June, Barcelona organized two meetings on direct democracy and the Right to the City. Both conferences gathered elected representatives and technical officers, as well as…
27/03/2017
Last 22 December, 75 Senegalese elected representatives (Mayors and Presidents of Departmental Councils) signed a Charter of Citizen Participation and Right to the City in the…