to the City
The Right to the City is the right of all inhabitants, present and future, permanent and temporary, to inhabit, use, occupy, produce, govern and enjoy just, inclusive, safe and sustainable cities, villages and human settlements, defined as commons essential to a full and decent life.
The right to the city in depth
- Urgent appeal: Egyptian Human rights defender Patrick George detained and tortured - This article is an adaptation of Front Line Defenders' urgent appeal, with additional information from Aljazeera and Amnesty International Italy On 7 February 2020, human rights defender Patrick George was detained at Cairo airport and taken into custody by the National Security Agency. He was interrogated for several hours, and reported being subjected to physical… +
- Special Rapporteur’s guidelines for the implementation of the Right to Adequate Housing Posted in: Fulfilled social functions - Source: Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing The Special Rapporteur on adequate housing, Leilani Farha, submits her final report with Guidelines for the Implementation of the Right to Adequate Housing. The document seeks to respond to global housing conditions focusing on the key requirements of effective rights-based responses to emerging challenges. It has been drafted based… +
- New article: “De-Colonising Planning Education?” by Urban Know Posted in: Fulfilled social functions, Inclusive citizenship - Image credits: Aboubacarkhoraa, via Wikicommons Source: Urban KNOW The Knowledge in Action for Urban Equality, a global consortium of researchers and partners across 13 institutions, focusing on nine countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, has just released a new article "De-Colonising Planning Education? Exploring the Geographies of Urban Planning Education Networks". The paper, l by Julia… +