Human Rights

Building cities for citizens: Metropolis analyses how to Live the City

Over 450 mayors and representatives of the world's major cities and metropolitan regions, together with partners, professionals and academics, came together in Buenos Aires between 18 and 21 May 2015, at the invitation of the city’s Government, to attend the annual meeting of

The role of local governments is crucial in human rights enhancement

During the fifth World Human Rights Cities Forum (WHRCF) in Gwangju (the Republic of Korea), over 800 participants took part in discussions on human rights and human rights cities.

Local governments committed to the Right to the City

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.

The city of Mexico hosts International Seminar: Local Governments for the Right to the City

From 20 to 22 April 2015, the International seminar of local governments for the Right to the City will take place in Mexico City, co-organized by the Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights and Mexico City.

UCLG Communiqué

In view of the arrest of the Mayor of Caracas, UCLG calls for the safeguarding of the principles of local democracy, as the bases for a peaceful society.

The Second World Human Rights Forum was held in Marrakesh, Morocco

Many eminent personalities have taken part in this event from different backgrounds: political, scientific, and cultural as well as advocates for Human Rights. In fact, they all gathered in Marrakesh to assess the situation of Human Rights across the world.

The United Nations reflect on the role of local government with regards to human rights

The Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights of UCLG is pleased to inform you that the progress report on “The role of local government in the promotion and protection of human rights” is already available.

UCLG Committee co-organises the International Meeting on the Right to the City

The Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) is pleased to invite you to the International Meeting on the Right to the City, which will take place from 12th to 14th November 2014 in São Paulo, Brazil.

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