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

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

International Live Zero Eviction

International Live Zero Eviction

On September 4, institutions and social movements held an international online event against evictions and removals. The event was broadcast live through Zoom, with Balakrishnan Rajagopal, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing, and social movement...

GPR2C Members and allies initiatives for Urban October 2020

GPR2C Members and allies initiatives for Urban October 2020

As in each year, GPR2C members and partners are carrying out a myriad of initiatives (statements, campaigns, events, documents, etc) during the month of October.  Discover them here below :  During the month  Campaign Urbamonde and CoHabitat Network partners Campaign...

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Events

Webinars: GPR2C Thematic Papers

For the remainder of 2020, the Global Platform for the Right to the City (GPR2C) is embarked on the preparation of three thematic documents to deepen the key conceptual and programmatic contents related to the right to the city. These documents are intended to...

Conversation with United Nations Special Rapporteurs

Along with Habitat International Coalition, the GPR2C is co-organizing a conversation with United Nations Special Rapporteurs (SRs) focused on how to improve synergies between their work and that of civil society and grassroots organizations. A series of SRs will be...

Online course “Decoding the Right to the City”

Online course “Decoding the Right to the City”

In November, the Global Platform for the Right to the City will hold the online course " Decoding the Right to the City " with the objective of discussing the main international references on the subject. The different theoretical trends and lines of approach on the...

Zero Eviction : In Defense of the Urban and Rural Life

Zero Eviction : In Defense of the Urban and Rural Life

Global launch of the Zero Eviction Campaign The Pólis Institute, Global Platform for the Right to the City and DHESCA Brazil Platform will hold an international online event in favor of the suspension of evictions during the health crisis caused by the Covid-19...

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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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