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Global Platform for the Right to the City

The Global Platform for the Right to the City (GPR2C) is an international network of civil society’s organizations. It was created in Sao Paulo in 2014, with the aim to promote the right to the city at local and international levels, and to define a new, more inclusive and democratic paradigm of urban development.

The Platform facilitates dialogue, cooperation and coordination between its members, through political advocacy actions, research and training, and communication and raise-awareness actions, in order claim for the recognition of the right to the city and its implementation. 

Our Committee is a GPR2C founding member. It is especially active in regards to advocacy and communication, promoting the implementation of the right to the city in global and local governments agendas. The Committee also sees the Platform as a strategic partner for strenghtening cooperation between member-local governments and civil society.

“The Right to the City is the right of all inhabitants (present and future; permanent and temporary) to use, occupy, produce, govern and enjoy just, inclusive, safe and sustainable cities, villages and settlements defined as common goods”

Global Platform for the Right to the City (2016)