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.

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Right to the City Initiatives Facing COVID-19

Right to the City Initiatives Facing COVID-19

The pandemic finds us at a time of crisis of the neoliberal system and climate emergency, further aggravating the health, social and economic situation worldwide. All over the world, civil society and local governments are demonstrating leadership in the response of the crises, developing both emergency responses to the most urgent needs and initiatives that move towards the needed structural transformation. Strengthening horizontal and democratic collaboration between actors and institutions (government, communities, civil society) and at different scales (neighbourhood, city, national, international) must be at the core of the response to these global challenges.

The First Virtual World Assembly of Inhabitants

The First Virtual World Assembly of Inhabitants

Originally published in : https://www.habitants.org/ 122 women and 155 men from 48 countries registered to participate in the first Virtual World Assembly of Inhabitants in history on 31/07/2020, almost 4 hours of focused and passionate speeches, solidarity expressed...

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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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...

World Social Forum on Transformative Economies (II)

World Social Forum on Transformative Economies (II)

Originally published in: https://transformadora.org/ The World Social Forum on Transformative Economies will celebrate its second online edition from 23 to 25 October, under the theme “We Accept the challenge: Transformative Economies versus COVID-19”, during the...

(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...

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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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