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GPR2C Thematic Papers

GPR2C Thematic Papers

For the remainder of 2020, the Global Platform for the Right to the City (GPR2C) is embarked on the preparation of three thematic documents to deepen the key conceptual and programmatic contents related to the right to the city. These documents are intended to...

Right to the City News-September 2020

Right to the City News-September 2020

We have just released the September issue of our quarterly newsletter. There you can find a summary of the most important activities and campaigns we have carried out over the last three months, as well as upcoming events and other information of interest. At this...

GPR2C Members and allies initiatives for Urban October 2020

GPR2C Members and allies initiatives for Urban October 2020

As in each year, GPR2C members and partners are carrying out a myriad of initiatives (statements, campaigns, events, documents, etc) during the month of October.  Discover them here below :  During the month  Campaign Urbamonde and CoHabitat Network partners Campaign...

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.

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...

Synergies for solidarity

Synergies for solidarity

Global mapping of civil society collaborations and initiatives against COVID-19 in popular neighbourhoods In order to face the emergency and collectively imagine a post-pandemic future, it is necessary to generate and consolidate a global network of solidarity and...