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

8M 2021: The Right to the City is Gender Equality!

8M 2021: The Right to the City is Gender Equality!

Gender Equality is key to the 'Right to the City for all' struggle! The International Women's Day (IWD), on March 8, and this month as a whole mark a key moment in the feminist struggle around the world. Gender equality is one of the eight components of the Right to...

Decalogue for Participatory Slum Upgrading

Decalogue for Participatory Slum Upgrading

The Decalogue arises from the alliance between civil society organizations, social movements, universities, research centers, international and regional organizations and networks that have come together within the framework of the "Synergies for Solidarity"...

Cities for Dignity, not for Profit!

Cities for Dignity, not for Profit!

This Urban October the Global Platform for the Right to the City is launching a campaign to pressure authorities to act on long-term structural transformations and commit to protecting the social function of the city. We demand cities understood as commons that...

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

How to think about Women’s Right to the City?

How to think about Women’s Right to the City?

March 8th is a day to commemorate women's struggles around the world. The resistances that have taken place and those that still need to be sustained. This new 8th of March brings us together again, amplifying voices to which we add and raise the Women's Right to the...

The GPR2C opens a news inbox for its member organisations and allies

The GPR2C opens a news inbox for its member organisations and allies

The Global Platform for the Right to the City (GPR2C), among other objectives, aims to be a space for the dissemination of relevant news on the Right to the City. We are here to make it easier for all GPR2C members and allies to publish, in a more agile way, on the...

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Events

UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26)

UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26)

The 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 26) to the UNFCCC was originally scheduled to take place from 9-19 November 2020, in Glasgow, UK. On 28 May 2020, the COP Bureau decided that it would take place from 1-12 November 2021, in Glasgow, UK. The change...

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...

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Members

Vizinhos de Arroios

Vizinhos de Arroios

          Description: "Vizinhos de Arroios" is an informal, non-partisan organization of neighbours and residents of the "Arroios" neighbourhood in the city of Lisbon (Portugal) Mission: Promote, Reclaim, Discuss, Debate, Denounce issues of...

Observatório das metrópoles

Observatório das metrópoles

    Description: Observatório das metrópoles is a networked research group, bringing together institutions and researchers from university, governmental and non-governmental fields. The team formed in the Observatory has been working for 20 years, currently...

Global & Local

Global & Local

      Description: We are an Advisory Group working to achieve sustainable + resilient + humane cities Mission: To accompany the cities (their local governments in their different forms) so that they incorporate all the policies, tools and innovations...

Centro de Desarrollo Urbano Sustentable -CEDEUS

Centro de Desarrollo Urbano Sustentable -CEDEUS

        Description: Interdisciplinary research aimed at public policy Mission: To generate interdisciplinary scientific knowledge to increase awareness and strengthen the policy and practice of sustainable urban development in Chile. Outreach:...

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