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11/10/2021
The annual meeting point for the human rights cities movement was held from 6 to 10 October 2021. In its 11th edition, the Gwangju Forum focused on addressing the current health…
05/10/2021
The event was held on October 1st, and brought together representatives from national delegations to the Human Rights Council, the OHCHR leadership and local governments. It…
28/09/2021
The next Fundamental Rights Forum will address local human rights innovation and trigger new commitments in Europe The Fundamental Rights Forum will bring together diverse voices…
22/09/2021
A side event held on 7 September during the last UCLG ASPAC Congress brought together mayors and relevant urban stakeholders in the Asia Pacific region to place human rights high…
22/09/2021
The last UCLG Culture Summit held in Izmir from 9 to 11 September 2021 brought together local governments and key partners in the culture sector and human rights practice to…
22/09/2021
Following-up on our successful, joint learning event devoted to local citizenship as an emerging concept in local government agendas on social inclusion and human rights, the UCLG…
21/09/2021
The 11th edition of the World Human Rights Cities Forum (WHRCF) will be held from 6 to 10 october in Gwangju with most sessions open to online participation. The Forum will bring…
16/09/2021
At the Occasion of International Democracy Day UCLG recalls the need for a new generation of participatory local democracy On the occasion of the International Day of Democracy…
11/08/2021
The growing interest that human rights arise among local governments across the world is gaining ground in Latin America. Whether as a tool to advance migrants’ inclusion, a…
22/07/2021
A forthcoming MOOC will bring together the expertise of member-local governments and partners to co-create a full study program on human rights at the local level. The first…
22/07/2021
After several months of work, we have completed the renovation process of the website of the UCLG Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights. Find out…
04/06/2021
In order to celebrate the World Environment Day, we highlight relevant proposals for local governments concerned about the climate emergency and its links with the issues normally…
28/05/2021
On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of UCLG’s adoption of the Charter-Agenda for Human Rights in the City, the Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human…
28/05/2021
This public consultation held last 14 May gathered local and regional government (LRG) representatives and the UCLG Community of Practice on Housing to address emerging challenges…
28/05/2021
The 2021 Annual Meeting gathered the co-presidency, members and active local governments to address emerging priorities and networking proposals in the agenda. Participants…