Enhanced political participation

A city/human settlement with enhanced political participation in the definition, implementation, monitoring, and budgeting of urban policies and spatial planning in order to strengthen the transparency, effectiveness and inclusion of the diversity of inhabitants and their organizations. The Right to the City implies responsibilities on all spheres of government and citizens to exercise, claim, defend and promote equitable governance and the social function of all human settlements within a human rights habitat.

Enhanced political participation

Campaigns

The Right to the City at the High-Level Political Forum

The Right to the City at the High-Level Political Forum

The High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) is the core United Nations platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The theme of this year's edition is "Accelerated action and transformative pathways: realizing the decade of action and...

News

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...

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Publications

Guide to digital advocacy campaigns

Guide to digital advocacy campaigns

This guide is the result of the work developed over two theoretical and practical training workshops on digital advocacy campaigns on issues related (in the broadest sense) to the Global Platform for the Right to the City held in May 2019. The guide aims to help in...

Right to the City in the United Arab Emirates

Right to the City in the United Arab Emirates

This note was crafted by the GPR2C ahead of the 10th edition of the World Urban, which  took place from the 8th to the 13th of February 2020 in Abu Dhabi (UAE), in order to highlight preocupations concerning the lack of of protections for women, children and foreign...

Events

First Virtual World Assembly of Inhabitants

First Virtual World Assembly of Inhabitants

PARTICIPATE IN THE FIRST VIRTUAL WORLD ASSEMBLY OF INHABITANTS IN HISTORY! Organizations and networks of inhabitants from all over the world are calling for the first Virtual World Assembly of Inhabitants in history, a place for the necessary convergence of solidarity...

(Webinar) Saídas urbanas – iniciativas em favelas diante do Covid-19

  Em 2020, o Instituto Pólis retoma o projeto "Escola da Cidadania", uma série de formações e conversas voltadas a temas centrais do Direito à Cidade. Até que o projeto possa ser lançado de forma presencial, ele será desenvolvido por meio de webnários semanais...

Talks for future

In face of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Fridays for Future collective has postponed all mass gatherings around the world, calling for an "online climate strike" every friday while the global containement efforts are still in place. Beyond continuing with the weekly...

Members

TECHO

TECHO

Description: TECHO, a civil society organization present in 19 Latin American countries, working in popular settlements to improve the quality of life of communities in terms of organization, housing, and habitat. Mission: To work with determination in popular...

Fundación Somos Ecuador-FSE

Fundación Somos Ecuador-FSE

          Description: It is a non-governmental organization created in 2009, which implements comprehensive processes focused on promoting sustainable habitat management. Mission: To develop and manage community development or social interest...

Corporación Región para el desarrollo y la democracia

Corporación Región para el desarrollo y la democracia

      Description: Corporation REGION is a Non-Governmental Organization that believes in building a just, democratic, and peaceful society. We work in processes of citizen formation, political incidence, research, and wide production of knowledge. We...

Crítica Urbana

Crítica Urbana

      Description: It is a collective that publishes a bimonthly magazine about urban and territorial issues Mission: Contribute to a rigorous critique of the reality of our cities and territories. In particular with regard to destructive dynamics on...

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