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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The Right to the City to face COVID-19

The Right to the City to face COVID-19

The global crisis generated by COVID-19 shows the urgency of putting life and people before profit.  This short video explains the vision from the GPR2C to build the post-pandemic world, focusing on: Recovering and strengthing community public services  Moving towards...

Right to the City. The construction of a collective utopia

Right to the City. The construction of a collective utopia

Article by HENRIQUE BOTELHO FROTA and LORENA ZÁRATE Originally published in spanish in Crítica Urbana. Revista de Estudios Urbanos y Territoriales Vol.3 núm. 13 Derecho a la ciudad.. A Coruña: Crítica Urbana, July 2020.   "The right to the city has gained...

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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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Atelier Populaire d’Urbanisme-APU

Atelier Populaire d’Urbanisme-APU

      Description: Atelier Populaire d'Urbanisme : mobilising the inhabitants of Villeneuve for the Right to the City Mission: To defend the interests of the inhabitants of Villeneuve de Grenoble in the urban renovation project. Outreach: Local Right to...

Fundación AVINA

Fundación AVINA

    Description: We are a Latin American foundation that promotes sustainability through collaborative processes, generating positive impacts on a large scale. To fulfill our mission, we work for the South (Latin America and Africa), in line with the United...

Arquitectura Sense Fronteres de Catalunya- ASF Catalunya

Arquitectura Sense Fronteres de Catalunya- ASF Catalunya

    Description: In Architecture Without Borders of Catalonia, we promote universal access to decent housing, overcoming poverty, improving access to education and health, gender equity and environmental quality, with projects both locally and...

FMDV-Global Fund for Cities Development

FMDV-Global Fund for Cities Development

        Description: FMDV-Global Fund for Cities Development is a global alliance of cities and regions working on sustainable financing and local economic development engineering in order to support local sustainable development. Mission: "Created...

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