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

Decalogue for Participatory Slum Upgrading programs in pandemic times

Decalogue for Participatory Slum Upgrading programs in pandemic times

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

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...

Right to the City News-September 2020

Right to the City News-September 2020

We have just released the September issue of our quarterly newsletter. There you can find a summary of the most important activities and campaigns we have carried out over the last three months, as well as upcoming events and other information of interest. At this...

GPR2C Members and allies initiatives for Urban October 2020

GPR2C Members and allies initiatives for Urban October 2020

As in each year, GPR2C members and partners are carrying out a myriad of initiatives (statements, campaigns, events, documents, etc) during the month of October.  Discover them here below :  During the month  Campaign Urbamonde and CoHabitat Network partners Campaign...

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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

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...

Online course “Decoding the Right to the City”

Online course “Decoding the Right to the City”

In November, the Global Platform for the Right to the City will hold the online course " Decoding the Right to the City " with the objective of discussing the main international references on the subject. The different theoretical trends and lines of approach on the...

Virtual World Assembly of Inhabitants (2nd part)

Virtual World Assembly of Inhabitants (2nd part)

  Call for the Virtual World Assembly of Inhabitants (2nd part) Monday 31/08/2020 (13:30-16:30 GMT - click for your local time) Organizations and networks of inhabitants from all over the world are calling for the 2nd part of the Virtual World Assembly of...

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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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