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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Urban youth in the face of climate change

Urban youth in the face of climate change

Young people are clear that it is necessary to fulfill the right to the city and radically change the way we live in our habitat Children's mural in Honduran cooperative Covimarl. Article by Isabel Pascual International Youth Day is in contemporary times a day of...

Elections and Agenda for the Right to the City

Elections and Agenda for the Right to the City

The Agenda for the Right to the City is a repository that included more than 600 ideas,proposals, and actions from social movements and organisations for the 2019 municipal elections in Catalonia and the Spanish State. This initiative has been promoted by Observatori...

Why we talk about Women’s Right to the City

Why we talk about Women’s Right to the City

  Women’s rights to land, housing, the city, and their urban assets, as well as  their empowerment have been the central concern of networks and organizations- in particular of grassroots women’s organizations -which contribute from their daily experiences. It is...

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WorldWIDE Nigeria

WorldWIDE Nigeria

Description: Women in Development and Environment (WorldWIDE Nigeria) is an NGO registered in Nigeria to encourage women and youth to contribute to environmental and development solutions. Mission: To enhance social justice, gender equality, peace building and...

TAAFE

Description: The Taiwan Alliance of Anti-Forced Eviction (TAAFE) is an NGO/Social Movement working on a range of housing rights issues, from the dispossession and eviction of urban redevelopment, to informal settlements, to the homeless people's Right to the City....

MPD

MPD

Description: The Public Ministry of Defense of the City of Buenos Aires (MPD) is an autonomous institution belonging to the Judicial Branch of the City of Buenos Aires whose function is to guarantee the legitimate and inviolable right to defense, as well as to ensure...

SERI

SERI

Description: Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (SERI) is a public interest litigation centre that conducts litigation, research and advocacy on housing, public participation and livelihood strategies Mission: The Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South...

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