Fulfilled social functions

A city/human settlement fulfilling its social functions, that is, ensuring equitable and affordable access for all to housing, goods, services and urban opportunities, particularly for women, marginalized groups and people with special needs; a city/human settlement that prioritizes the

Fulfilled social functions

Campaigns

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...

News

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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Events

Affordable Housing and Land in Latin America

Affordable Housing and Land in Latin America

This webinar is co-organized by Cities Alliance and the Habitat Unit from TU Berlin. The unfolding COVID-19 pandemic and its geography within city regions have brought attention to the socio-economic cracks of current urbanization patterns. Poor neighborhoods and...

(Webinar) COVID-19 Urban Thinkers Campus: The Shelter Gap

(Webinar) COVID-19 Urban Thinkers Campus: The Shelter Gap

The Urban Thinkers Campus (UTC) model is an initiative of UN-Habitat’s World Urban Campaign, conceived as an open space for critical exchange between all stakeholders and partners with the aim to promote sustainable urbanization. It is also envisaged as a platform to...

(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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Members

TECHO

TECHO

Description: TECHO, a civil society organization present in 19 Latin American countries, working in popular settlements to improve the quality of life of communities in terms of organization, housing, and habitat. Mission: To work with determination in popular...

Fundación Somos Ecuador-FSE

Fundación Somos Ecuador-FSE

          Description: It is a non-governmental organization created in 2009, which implements comprehensive processes focused on promoting sustainable habitat management. Mission: To develop and manage community development or social interest...

Corporación Región para el desarrollo y la democracia

Corporación Región para el desarrollo y la democracia

      Description: Corporation REGION is a Non-Governmental Organization that believes in building a just, democratic, and peaceful society. We work in processes of citizen formation, political incidence, research, and wide production of knowledge. We...

Crítica Urbana

Crítica Urbana

      Description: It is a collective that publishes a bimonthly magazine about urban and territorial issues Mission: Contribute to a rigorous critique of the reality of our cities and territories. In particular with regard to destructive dynamics on...

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