Enhanced political participation

A 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.

Enhanced political participation

Campaigns

The GPR2C at the High-Level Political Forum 2021

The GPR2C at the High-Level Political Forum 2021

The GPR2C will participate in the 2021 High-Level Political Forum on sustainable development (6-15th July) to bring an urgent appeal to the United Nations and all international, regional, national and local institutions and civil society organizations to renew their...

Right to the City: A Roadmap for Climate Justice

Right to the City: A Roadmap for Climate Justice

The Global Platform for the Right to the City (GPR2C) publishes the Thematic Paper: Right to the City: a roadmap for Climate Justice  The relevance of the Right to the City to face Climate Change, Global Warming and Environmental JusticeThis thematic paper is the...

8M 2021: The Right to the City is Gender Equality!

8M 2021: The Right to the City is Gender Equality!

Gender Equality is key to the 'Right to the City for all' struggle! The International Women's Day (IWD), on March 8, and this month as a whole mark a key moment in the feminist struggle around the world. Gender equality is one of the eight components of the Right to...

Decalogue for Participatory Slum Upgrading

Decalogue for Participatory Slum Upgrading

The Decalogue arises from the alliance between civil society organizations, social movements, universities, research centers, international and regional organizations and networks that have come together within the framework of the "Synergies for Solidarity"...

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News

Find out more about HIC Co-learning Spaces

Find out more about HIC Co-learning Spaces

HIC Co-learning Spaces - the Habitat International Coalition is an active member of the Global Platform for the Right to the City - are cross-regional, multi-session encounters open to all HIC Members, Friends, and allies to generate and multiply emancipatory learning...

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Publications

The City as a Common Good: A Pillar of the Right to the City

The City as a Common Good: A Pillar of the Right to the City

The notion of the common has gained momentum recently in several different contexts and it has often been used to mean different things and express different aspirations: in fact, the word common has been used interchangeably to refer to common good, common interest,...

The impact of COVID-19 on the Right to the City

The impact of COVID-19 on the Right to the City

Since last year the Global Platform for the Right to the City (GPR2C) has embarked on the preparation of a series of thematic papers to deepen the key conceptual and programmatic contents related to the right to the city. These documents are intended to strengthen the...

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...

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Members

Vizinhos de Arroios

Vizinhos de Arroios

          Description: "Vizinhos de Arroios" is an informal, non-partisan organization of neighbours and residents of the "Arroios" neighbourhood in the city of Lisbon (Portugal) Mission: Promote, Reclaim, Discuss, Debate, Denounce issues of...

Observatório das metrópoles

Observatório das metrópoles

    Description: Observatório das metrópoles is a networked research group, bringing together institutions and researchers from university, governmental and non-governmental fields. The team formed in the Observatory has been working for 20 years, currently...

Global & Local

Global & Local

      Description: We are an Advisory Group working to achieve sustainable + resilient + humane cities Mission: To accompany the cities (their local governments in their different forms) so that they incorporate all the policies, tools and innovations...

Centro de Desarrollo Urbano Sustentable -CEDEUS

Centro de Desarrollo Urbano Sustentable -CEDEUS

        Description: Interdisciplinary research aimed at public policy Mission: To generate interdisciplinary scientific knowledge to increase awareness and strengthen the policy and practice of sustainable urban development in Chile. Outreach:...

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