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Thursday, 08 October 2015
On the occasion of the Meeting of the Americas on Climate Change, UCLG and the City of Bogota signed an agreement so the Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights of UCLG conduct along with the Department of Social Integration of Bogota the Human Rights Monitoring in this city. This agreement strengthens the commitment of this member...
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Monday, 05 October 2015
The Global Platform for the Right to the City recalls, before the international community, the importance of a joint effort at global and local level to achieve more just, democratic and sustainable cities through the Right to the City.     Today, on the occasion of World Habitat Day, celebrated in New York along with the international community, the Global...
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Thursday, 17 September 2015
    This policy is aims to build a social-ecological system being able to absorb fire events without major losses in structure and functions, through the recovery of the practices once performed by local peasants in the municipality of Matadepera.       - The first objective is to decrease the fuel load in strategic areas through a variety of forestry techniques,...
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Wednesday, 16 September 2015
Patrick Braouezec, Co-President of the Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights will make UCLG’s voice, before the Human Rights Council of the United Nations, on the occasion of the official presentation of the report on the "Role of local governments in promoting and protecting human rights". On September 22, on the occasion of the...
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Monday, 31 August 2015
The advocacy of UCLG and the Global Task Force influences the New Sustainable Development Goals, where the role of local governments to reach transformative urbanization is recognized   On August 3, U. N. Member States reached consensus on the Sustainable Development Goals and finalized the outcome document, “Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for...
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Wednesday, 19 August 2015
    This case of implementing new migrant inclusion policy at the local level in China is contextualized within a typical transient situation during rapid urbanization and city expansion, and a situation in which traditional local public administration is being replaced by governance with citizen participation.           Presentation   The case illustrates ...
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Thursday, 06 August 2015
  The International Centre LSE Cities (at the London School of Economics), in collaboration with UN-Habitat and the Committee on Decentralisation and Local Self-Government of UCLG launched an online Platform on Urban Governance worldwide. The first results are already available!   The Urban Governance Platform was based on the first phase of a survey, which...
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Wednesday, 05 August 2015
The Civic Youth Strategy is a coordinated long-term plan of action providing a framework to support the City’s work with young people (9 to 24 years old) and to engage Vancouver’s diverse youth communities in civic issues. In December 1995, in response to various youth issues in the City and to fulfill requirements of the City’s Children’s Policy adopted in 1992,...
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Monday, 03 August 2015
    On 24 and 25 September 2015, the city of Moron, on the periphery of Buenos Aires (Argentina), hosted the II the Forum of the Peripheral Local Authorities International Assembly   The peripheral cities are protagonists of the urban growth which has been experienced by the world for the last decades. They are intrinsically connected to the new challenges that...
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Working documents

Publications

Global Taskforce for Post-2015 and Habitat III
Charter-Agenda
Global Charter-Agenda for Human Rights in the City