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Right to the City Initiatives Facing COVID-19

Right to the City Initiatives Facing COVID-19

The pandemic finds us at a time of crisis of the neoliberal system and climate emergency, further aggravating the health, social and economic situation worldwide. All over the world, civil society and local governments are demonstrating leadership in the response of the crises, developing both emergency responses to the most urgent needs and initiatives that move towards the needed structural transformation. Strengthening horizontal and democratic collaboration between actors and institutions (government, communities, civil society) and at different scales (neighbourhood, city, national, international) must be at the core of the response to these global challenges.

WE ACCEPT THE CHALLENGE:TRANSFORMING ECONOMIES VERSUS COVID19

WE ACCEPT THE CHALLENGE:TRANSFORMING ECONOMIES VERSUS COVID19

The first part of the World Social Forum on Transformative Economies 2020 took place online during July 2020. The next part will take place in October, coinciding with the FESC, under the theme "We Accept the challenge: Transformative Economies versus COVID-19". The...

The First Virtual World Assembly of Inhabitants

The First Virtual World Assembly of Inhabitants

Originally published in : https://www.habitants.org/ 122 women and 155 men from 48 countries registered to participate in the first Virtual World Assembly of Inhabitants in history on 31/07/2020, almost 4 hours of focused and passionate speeches, solidarity expressed...

The Right to the City to face COVID-19

The Right to the City to face COVID-19

The global crisis generated by COVID-19 shows the urgency of putting life and people before profit.  This short video explains the vision from the GPR2C to build the post-pandemic world, focusing on: Recovering and strengthing community public services  Moving towards...

Right to the City. The construction of a collective utopia

Right to the City. The construction of a collective utopia

Article by HENRIQUE BOTELHO FROTA and LORENA ZÁRATE Originally published in spanish in Crítica Urbana. Revista de Estudios Urbanos y Territoriales Vol.3 núm. 13 Derecho a la ciudad.. A Coruña: Crítica Urbana, July 2020.   "The right to the city has gained...