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

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Right to the City Agenda for the French local elections

Right to the City Agenda for the French local elections

The local level is increasingly asserting itself as a key space for political participation and the collective construction of democratic life. This approach is based on the idea that proximity facilitates concrete action on local issues. The local level lends itself...

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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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(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...

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DPU

DPU

      Description: The Development Planning Unit (DPU) is an academic department of University College London which conducts research, postgraduate teaching and training and advisory services that helps to build the capacity of national governments,...

RNC

RNC

Description: Our Cities Network (RNC) is a collaborative network of exchange of information on news and on quality of life in Latin American Cities with a broad interdisciplinary and regional focus. Mission: To provide a service to the Latin American community,...

UrbaMonde

UrbaMonde

      Description: UrbaMonde is an NGO based in Switzerland and France promoting the social production of habitat locally and internationally. Mission: Promote and expand the social production of habitat (community-led housing).  Outreach: International...

Planact

Planact

Description: Planact is a non-governmental development organisation, whose aim is to bring about local development for the vulnerable within an integrated framework. Originally formed as a voluntary association of professionals in 1985, Planact has evolved into a...

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