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).

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Questionnaire from the Special Rapporteur on Cultural Rights

Questionnaire from the Special Rapporteur on Cultural Rights

Karima Bennoune, the Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights, is seeking contributions to an ongoing study on “Cultural rights and public space”. This report explores  how actors from across the cultural ecosystem access and use public spaces, identify the...

The Right to the City, a cornerstone for “leaving no one behind”

The Right to the City, a cornerstone for “leaving no one behind”

The Right to the City is a collective demand and agreement on the need to implement the Global Agendas for Sustainable Development with a human rights approach. "In his book "The Invisible Cities", Italo Calvino asked this question in a work dedicated to urban spaces,...

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GenURB

GenURB

Description: Urbanization, Gender, and the Global South: a Transformative Knowledge Network (GenURB) is a six-year international research project that brings together over 40 feminist scholars, academics, policy makers, and activists to advance our understanding of...

UntagSRI

UntagSRI

Description: Untag Surabaya Resilience Institute (UntagSRI) is an Indonesian research centre for climate change studies, based in the University of 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya. Mission: Networking and empowering both tangible and intangible aspect of resilience for...

MPD

MPD

Description: The Public Ministry of Defense of the City of Buenos Aires (MPD) is an autonomous institution belonging to the Judicial Branch of the City of Buenos Aires whose function is to guarantee the legitimate and inviolable right to defense, as well as to ensure...

SERI

SERI

Description: Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (SERI) is a public interest litigation centre that conducts litigation, research and advocacy on housing, public participation and livelihood strategies Mission: The Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South...

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