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
- Second dialogue between civil society, local governments and UN Special RapporteursPosted in: Fulfilled social functions, Gender equality, Inclusive citizenship, No discrimination, Quality public spaces and services- Collaborating internationally and working locally towards care and systemic transformation Following a first roundtable held on December 2020, the Global Platform for the Right to the City (GPR2C), Habitat International Coalition (HIC) and United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) held a second dialogue on February 3rd with Special Rapporteurs, civil society organizations and local… +
- The GPR2C supports the call for a Binding Treaty on Transnational Corps. and Human Rights- Cities are on the front lines of today’s most urgent challenges, dealing with the climate crisis and rising global inequality. Local governments from across the world are increasingly committed to the advance of #HumanRights and the #RightToTheCity. However, the absence of regulation of key players such as transnational corporations is causing major distortions to human… +
- How to think about Women’s Right to the City?Posted in: Enhanced political participation, Fulfilled social functions, Gender equality, Inclusive citizenship, No discrimination- March 8th is a day to commemorate women's struggles around the world. The resistances that have taken place and those that still need to be sustained. This new 8th of March brings us together again, amplifying voices to which we add and raise the Women's Right to the City. Women as social and political subjects,… +