Quality public spaces and services

A city/human settlement with quality public spaces and services that enhance social interactions and political participation, promote sociocultural expressions, embrace diversity, and foster social cohesion; a city/human settlement where public spaces and services contribute to building safer cities (especially for women and girls) and to meeting the needs of its inhabitants (especially those related to livelihoods).

Quality public spaces and services

Campaigns

Cities and Human Settlements with Quality Public Spaces

Cities and Human Settlements with Quality Public Spaces

The Global Platform for the Right to the City (GPR2C) releases the Thematic Paper “Cities and Human Settlements with Quality Public Spaces”, on the occasion of the World Urban Forum 11. This paper explores the complexity of public space across different dimensions:...

The GPR2C at the High-Level Political Forum 2021

The GPR2C at the High-Level Political Forum 2021

The GPR2C will participate in the 2021 High-Level Political Forum on sustainable development (6-15th July) to bring an urgent appeal to the United Nations and all international, regional, national and local institutions and civil society organizations to renew their...

Right to the City: A Roadmap for Climate Justice

Right to the City: A Roadmap for Climate Justice

The Global Platform for the Right to the City (GPR2C) publishes the Thematic Paper: Right to the City: a roadmap for Climate Justice  The relevance of the Right to the City to face Climate Change, Global Warming and Environmental JusticeThis thematic paper is the...

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"...

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Publications

[THEMATIC PAPER] Cities and Human Settlements with Quality Public Spaces

[THEMATIC PAPER] Cities and Human Settlements with Quality Public Spaces

Since 2020, the Global Platform for the Right to the City (GPR2C) has embarked on a collective learning process together with all its members and allies for the elaboration of a series of thematic papers to explore and deepen into the key conceptual and programmatic...

The Right to The City in Asia Region: Stories from the ‘Invisible’

The Right to The City in Asia Region: Stories from the ‘Invisible’

This research raises questions about the right to the city both in terms of definition and practice in the Asian region, drawing on the experiences of four countries: China, South Korea, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Through a fruitful collaborative process, the...

[THEMATIC PAPER] Right to the City: A Roadmap for Climate Justice

[THEMATIC PAPER] Right to the City: A Roadmap for Climate Justice

This paper proves that the Right to the City framework is already providing substantial alternatives to work for Climate Justice, with examples of successful experiences worldwide!   Since 2020, the Global Platform for the Right to the City (GPR2C) has embarked...

Events

GPR2C parallel session at the Innovate 4 Cities Forum

GPR2C parallel session at the Innovate 4 Cities Forum

On October 15th, the Global Platform for the Right to the City (GPR2C) is organizing a parallel session at this Innovate4Cities 2021 Conference, under this year's framework: "Science and Innovation partnerships driving inclusive, resilient, and climate-neutral...

The GPR2C at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2021

The GPR2C at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2021

We will be participating at this year's IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2021 "President's Session" on Climate!! The member of the Global Platform for the Right to the City (GPR2C) Support Team, Nelson Saule Jr., who is also part of our member organization...

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Members

ActionAid Association

ActionAid Association

Description: ActionAid Association is an organisation working for social and ecological justice. ActionAid has been engaged with the most marginalised communities in India since 1972. In 2006, ActionAid Association was registered as an Indian organisation, governed by...

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...

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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