Description: The Institute of Urban Development CENCA (CENCA) was created in 1980 and since that date has been working on issues of regional urban planning, city and housing and knowledge co-producing. It is a member of HIC and IAI.

Mission: CENCA is an organization that works with and for the populations of oppressed sectors through popular pedagogy, the co-production of knowledge, land management, the right to adequate housing and habitat rights, solidarity practices, community communication, environmental justice, and respect for diversity.

Outreach: National

Right to the City Components:

  • 1. Non Discrimination
  • 2. Gender Equality
  • 3. Inclusive Citizenship
  • 4. Enhanced Political Participation
  • 5. Fulfilling its social functions
  • 6. Quality Public Spaces and Services
  • 7. Diverse and Inclusive Economies
  • 8. Sustainable Cities with inclusive rural-urban linkages

Working groups:

  • Advocacy
  • Resarch and Training
  • Regional Groups

Web page:

Facebook: @CencaInstitutoDeDesarolloUrbano