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

Events

IV Forum: Actions for housing and Human Settlements pos-COVID19

IV Forum: Actions for housing and Human Settlements pos-COVID19

Originally published here What is our FORUM? It is the biannual multi-actor meeting space for Housing and Habitat in Latin America and the Caribbean that brings together government authorities, international organizations, local governments, academics, entrepreneurs,...

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...

Webinars: GPR2C Thematic Papers

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”

Every Thursday between February, 11th 2021, and March, 18th 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...

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...

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...