No discrimination

A city/human settlement free of discrimination based on gender, age, health status, income, nationality, ethnicity, migratory condition, or political, religious or sexual orientation. A city/human settlement that embraces minorities and ethnic, racial, sexual and cultural diversity, which respects, protects, and promotes all non-discriminatory customs, memories, identities, languages, and artistic and cultural expressions of its inhabitants.

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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...

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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 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

(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...

10th World Human Rights Cities Forum – WHRCF

10th World Human Rights Cities Forum – WHRCF

The World Human Rights Cities Forum (WHRCF), marking its 10th anniversary this year, will be held under the theme of “The Future of Human Rights Cities: Local Memories and Global Sharing” from October 7 to 10 at the Kim Daejung Convention Center in Gwangju.   ※...

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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...

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:...

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...

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