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Monday, 26 January 2015
The Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights is pleased to inform you that a Global Platform on the Right to the City was created during the International Meeting on the Right to the City, which took place from 12th to 14th November 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.The Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights was...
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Wednesday, 21 January 2015
In the background of this policy case, a general feeling of public mistrust towards the government after its failure in dealing with the economic crisis that occurred in Indonesia in 1997 must be acknowledged. In this context, a new approach was developed by public government to rebuild trust in the institution and between different groups by supporting cooperation...
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Monday, 19 January 2015
The publication highlights the need to localize the monitoring of the Agenda and proposes possible SDG indicators In late 2014, UCLG commissioned a working paper on ‘How to Localize the Targets and Indicators of the Post-2015 Agenda’ with the aim of providing the perspective of local and regional governments on the monitoring of the SDGs. The paper reviews potential...
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Wednesday, 07 January 2015
The Marsh Farm Community Empowerment Strategy, which began in the early 1990s, is an ongoing community-based regeneration program based on a ‘capacitation’ approach. Objective: The main objective of the policy is to enable the people living in Marsh Farm to improve themselves and their neighbourhood through the construction of a community of self-help....
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Monday, 05 January 2015
The City of Bogota was chosen during the UCLG World Council meeting in Rabat as the host of the next UCLG World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders in 2016. After, Paris (2004), Jeju (2007) and Mexico (2010), and Rabat (2013), Bogota was chosen to host the forthcoming Congress of UCLG, celebrated once every three years. This selection was made in during the 2013...
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Wednesday, 17 December 2014
VA SYD is a joint public company in the Region of Skåne that provides water, wastewater, and other services for Malmö, Lund, and other small cities. Launched in 1994 and finally structured in 2008, it tells the story of a privatisation threat that never became reality, giving way to a virtuous experience that renovated the old Water Department of Malmö in a creative...
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Monday, 15 December 2014
The Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights is pleased to inform you that an updating process of the Agenda 21 for culture has been in progress since the11th meeting of the UCLG Committee on Culture (Buenos Aires, 29th September – 2nd October 2014). Like the Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights, the...
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Tuesday, 09 December 2014
We are pleased to announce that the Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights of UCLG has released its publication “Social Inclusion and Participatory Democracy. From the conceptual discussion to local action”.The publication follows the graphical line of its previous publications: the Global Charter-Agenda for Human Rights in the City, ...
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Monday, 01 December 2014
During the Executive Bureau and the World Council meetings in Haikou, members of UCLG debated the key issues that will define the international global agenda for local and regional leaders in the coming year. Around 400 representatives of local and regional authorities and their partners from 49 countries came together on this occasion. UCLG Co-Presidents Chen...
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Events

18 March 2015
Bilbao, Spain
24 March 2015
Tunis, Tunisia
24 March 2015
Madrid, Spain

Working documents

Publications

Towards Achieving Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements and Localizing the Post-2015 Agenda
Building Inclusive, Safe and Sustainable Cities
Social Inclusion and Participatory Democracy. From the conceptual discussion to local action
Charter-Agenda
Global Charter-Agenda for Human Rights in the City