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

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"...

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

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...

Connecting across Habitat Rights and the Right to the City

Connecting across Habitat Rights and the Right to the City

Civil society and local governments join forces with UN Special Rapporteurs in a first roundtable to discuss possible paths for joint work     On Friday, December 4th, the Global Platform for the Right to the City (GPR2C), Habitat International Coalition...

The creation of the GPR2C’s Thematic Papers

The creation of the GPR2C’s Thematic Papers

The Global Platform for the Right to the City (GPR2C) is organizing a process of collective learning on the Right to the City. This process is being carried out through the development of seven thematic papers on the perspective and connection of the Right to the City...

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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...

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...

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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...

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...

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