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The creation of the GPR2C’s Thematic Papers

The creation of the GPR2C’s Thematic Papers

The Global Platform for the Right to the City (GPR2C) is organizing a process of collective learning on the Right to the City. This process is being carried out through the development of seven thematic papers on the perspective and connection of the Right to the City...

André Béranger’s Last Battle in the Villeneuve

This letter is a homage from the Popular Urbanism Workshop (l’Atelier Popular d’Urbanisme, or APU) to André Béranger, a pioneer of the Arlequin (part of the Villeneuve neighborhood of Grenoble), teacher and activist who stood up for human rights throughout his life,...

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...

Vacancy for GPR2C Communication Assistant

Vacancy for GPR2C Communication Assistant

The Global Platform for the Right to the City (GPR2C) aims to inspire a better future for all human settlements. The GPR2C is an open, flexible, diverse network of civil society and local government organizations committed to political action and social change through...

International Live Zero Eviction

International Live Zero Eviction

On September 4, institutions and social movements held an international online event against evictions and removals. The event was broadcast live through Zoom, with Balakrishnan Rajagopal, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing, and social movement...

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.