Join our Sessions at the 13th Gwangju World Human Rights Cities Forum!

The 13th Gwangju World Human Rights Cities Forum (WHRCF) kicks off this coming Wednesday 4 October! This Forum is the main meeting point of the global human rights cities movement. It is co-organised by the Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG-CSIPDHR), together with its co-presidency of the Gwangju Metropolitan Government and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute.

Join our sessions on 5 and 6 October!

You can attend our sessions remotely, just register on the Zoom links. All of them will have simultaneous interpretations in English and some will also be available in French and Spanish.


Thursday 5 October

On this day, our Committee is leading the Plenary Session of the Forum: “Human Rights Cities Responding to Poverty and Inequalities.” 
16:00 - 18:30 (GMT+9)
Live Streaming (+ French interpretation) / Concept note


Federico Batista Poitier, Accessibility Policy Officer, UCLG, is moderating the Session: “Reducing Poverty and Inequalities through Inclusive Digitalization and Human Rights-based Procurement.”
13:00 - 15:00 (GMT+9)
Live Streaming  / Concept Note


Friday 6 October

Our Committee is facilitating the “Human Rights in the City: Workshop for the Update of the UCLG Global Charter-Agenda.” This will be the occasion to bring together in person the members of our Committee who are steering the process, already started online, of updating this milestone document for the localisation of human rights. 
16:30 - 19:00 (GMT+9)
Live Streaming (+ French & Spanish interpretation) / Concept Note


In addition, our coordinator, Amanda Fléty Martínez, is a speaker at the “Indonesian Human Rights Cities Session: Enabling Economic and Environmental Justice in Indonesia.”
10:30 - 12:00 (GMT+9)
Live Streaming / Concept Note


Download the full programme of the WHRCF here.


If you have any questions or comments on how to participate in any of the sessions, please contact the CSIPDHR Technical Secretariat: [email protected]