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...