Human Rights

The Right to the City: Strategic approach for the Post-2015 and the Habitat III Global Agendas


By Lorena Zárate, President Habitat International Coalition (HIC), Mexico City


Cities for Human Rights

The city of Gwangju, South Korea, will discuss with the members of de Committee on Social Inclusion how to foster “Cities for the human Rights”

The Committee of Social Inclusion will participate in the WUF

In the framework of the  7th World Urban Forum, which will take place in Medellin (Colombia) from 5 to 11 April 2014, the Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights of UCLG will co-organize the following activities:  

Rosario (Argentina) promotes social inclusion through urban agriculture

The Programa de Agricultura Urbana (PAU) implements the re-use of vacant urban land for agro-ecological farming on the part of marginalized sectors of local society, granting food security and alternative sources of income to the poor, while also providing public services such as the revi

Mandela: UCLG pays homage to the symbolic figure of Human Rights

To mark the occasion of the World Day of Human Rights and in reaction to the disappearance of Nelson Mandela, United Cities and Local Governments pays homage to this visionary who demonstrated extraordinary intuitio

Infographics to better understand local and regional governments’ concerns

As the celebration of the World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders and 4th UCLG Congress approaches and as the majority of local and regional elected representatives worldwide prepare to travel t

The Vauban eco-project in Fribourg, presentation of an exemplary urban project (CISDPH)

The Committee on Social Inclusion, through the Inclusive Cities Observatory has drawn up a case study on urban development policy carried out in the neighborhood of Vauban in Freiburg (G


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