Description: Centro Interdisciplinario de Estudios sobre el Desarrollo-Uruguay (CIEDUR) is a Research Center – Non-Governmental Organization that works on Development in different areas. Among them, we find the Area of Development and Gender and the Area of Development and Environment. In a transversal way we address the issue of housing and habitat, more specifically the right to housing and the city, from a perspective of human rights (DESC). Among other coalitions and platforms, we are founders and members of the Coalition of Organizations for DESC Rights (Uruguay).
We are also members of the National Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (ANONG), the National Care System Network, the Uruguayan Network of Environmental NGOs, the National Follow-up Commission: Women for Democracy, Equity and Citizenship (CNS Mujeres), and the Daphnia Ecofeminist Collective.

Mission: Its objective is to contribute to the construction of alternatives for the sustainable development of the country, promoting research in social sciences, the acquisition of knowledge, the dissemination and education aimed at the popular sectors, and the responsible and equal participation of social subjects, an indispensable basis for the strengthening of democracy.

Outreach: National/ Local

Right to the City Components:

1.Non Discrimination
2. Gender Equality
5.Social Function
7.Diverse and Inclusive Economies
8.Urban-rural linkages

Woking groups:

  • Advocacy
  • Gender
  • Regional



Twitter: @ciedur