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

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...

IV Forum: Actions for housing and Human Settlements pos-COVID19

IV Forum: Actions for housing and Human Settlements pos-COVID19

Originally published here What is our FORUM? It is the biannual multi-actor meeting space for Housing and Habitat in Latin America and the Caribbean that brings together government authorities, international organizations, local governments, academics, entrepreneurs,...

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...

Online course “Decoding the Right to the City”

Online course “Decoding the Right to the City”

Registrations are closed now! Thank you all for your interest!   The Global Platform for the Right to the City (GPR2C) aims to contribute to the emergence of new emancipatory utopias and social pacts for a better future in all human settlements, giving visibility...

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...

First Virtual World Assembly of Inhabitants

First Virtual World Assembly of Inhabitants

PARTICIPATE IN THE FIRST VIRTUAL WORLD ASSEMBLY OF INHABITANTS IN HISTORY! Organizations and networks of inhabitants from all over the world are calling for the first Virtual World Assembly of Inhabitants in history, a place for the necessary convergence of solidarity...