In the context of the preparatory process towards Habitat III and inspired by the occasion of Human Rights Day 2015, we, local and regional governments, call for the inclusion of the Right to the City as the cornerstone of the New Urban Agenda and of the responsibility of all the actors f
On 5 December, UCLG held two important meetings for local and regional governments in the framework of the COP21 in Paris, “From COP21 to Habitat III”, a seminar on the social dimensions of climate action in Saint- Denis, and the UCLG Executive Bureau at Paris City Hall. Debates at both e
The world is facing a serious humanitarian crisis, caused by the influx of hundreds of thousands of refugees from crisis areas in the Middle East, Africa and Eastern Europe.
(24 June 2015 – Barcelona, Spain) As part of the preparations for the World Humanitarian Summit, nearly 50 representatives of local governments, professional associations, academic and research institutions and humanitarian and development actors gathered recently in Barcelona to develop
The International seminar of local governments for the Right to the City, co-organized by the UCLG Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights and Mexico City, took place from 20 to 22 April 2015.