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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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.

[Video] The Right to the City to face COVID-19

[Video] 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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CESAL

CESAL

    Description: We are a Spanish development cooperation NGO, with a long history of work in Peru. We are currently present in several countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Africa, and Europe, seeking to promote the development of peoples and...

Collectif Droit à la Belle Ville- DALBV

Collectif Droit à la Belle Ville- DALBV

        Description: Collectif Droit à la Belle Ville (DALBV) - Collective of resistance and urban popular education for the Right to the City in the Belleville district of Paris and elsewhere in the world, to find alternatives to gentrification,...

Observatorio del Derecho a la Ciudad – ODC

Observatorio del Derecho a la Ciudad – ODC

      Description: Observatorio del Derecho a la Ciudad (ODC) is an independent and interdisciplinary social organization that vocationally participates in public debates and in all dimensions of urban policies with the conviction that cities should be...

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