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

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"...

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

How to think about Women’s Right to the City?

How to think about Women’s Right to the City?

March 8th is a day to commemorate women's struggles around the world. The resistances that have taken place and those that still need to be sustained. This new 8th of March brings us together again, amplifying voices to which we add and raise the Women's Right to the...

The GPR2C opens a news inbox for its member organisations and allies

The GPR2C opens a news inbox for its member organisations and allies

The Global Platform for the Right to the City (GPR2C), among other objectives, aims to be a space for the dissemination of relevant news on the Right to the City. We are here to make it easier for all GPR2C members and allies to publish, in a more agile way, on the...

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...

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...

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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

ECOSOC Youth Forum 2021

ECOSOC Youth Forum 2021

  The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum will be held on 7 and 8 April 2021. The modalities of participation will depend on the evolving spread of COVID-19 and its impact on travel restrictions as well as considerations on the safety, health and...

The GPR2C at the World Social Forum 2021

The GPR2C at the World Social Forum 2021

The Global Platform for the Right to the City (GPR2C) will participate, from January 23th to January 31st, in the World Social Forum 2021. The 20th-anniversary edition will be virtual due to the pandemic. The event program and the daily self-organized assemblies will...

Webinars: GPR2C Thematic Papers

Webinars: 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...

Conversation with United Nations Special Rapporteurs

Along with Habitat International Coalition, the GPR2C is co-organizing a conversation with United Nations Special Rapporteurs (SRs) focused on how to improve synergies between their work and that of civil society and grassroots organizations. A series of SRs will be...

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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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