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N. 32. October - December 2016

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Friday, 16 December 2016
On 9-11 November, the Committee took part in the meeting of the UNESCO International Coalition of Cities against Racism (ICCAR) in Nairobi. On this occasion, the CSIPDHR agreed to convene an international meeting against racism and for rights in the city of Birmingham (Alabama, USA). Cities engaged with the fight against discriminations The International Coalition...
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Monday, 12 December 2016
The Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights actively took part at the UCLG World Congress in Bogota (12-15 October) and the UN Conference on Sustainable Urban Development and Housing – Habitat III in Quito (17-20 October). In both events the Committee, represented by many of its member cities and its Secretariat, along with civil...
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Monday, 05 December 2016
UCLG members involved in the Mediterranean City-to-City Migration project (MC2CM) gathered in Madrid to share their challenges, knowledge and solutions regarding labour issues for migrants and refugees at local level. This seconf peer-to-peer meeting of the MC2CM project focused on local governments' role in enhancing migrants' and refugees' opportunities in...
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Monday, 28 November 2016
Next Wednesday, November 30th 2016 the more than 480 member cities of the International Association of Educating Cities (IAEC) will celebrate the first edition of the International Day of the Educating City, in favour of cities educating in an inclusive manner, providing quality education throughout life. Through the International Day of the Educating City, IAEC...
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Wednesday, 23 November 2016
On 22 July, on the occasion of the 6th World Human Rights Cities Forum in Gwangju (South Korea), the UCLG Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights (CSIPDHR) held its annual meeting. It gathered  representatives of local governments from all over the world, as well as from the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and...
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Wednesday, 16 November 2016
Following the 5th UCLG Congress and World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders held in Bogotá, Colombia, on 12‑15 October, we are pleased to enclose the Report on Key Decisionstaken by the Governing Bodies on this occasion. Detailed reports will be presented to the relevant bodies for adoption during their next meetings. We thank all members for their active...
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Members news

Thursday, 03 November 2016
The UCLG Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights calls for supporting the Mayor of Diyarbakir, Gultan Kisanak, the Co-Mayor, Ferat Anli, and the city’s detained public agents, and calls for respecting local democracy in Turkey Gultan Kisanak, the Mayor of Diyarbakir (Turkey), and the Co-Mayor, Firat Anli, were arrested last October...
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Monday, 10 October 2016
Mexico City plays an active role towards the full recognition of Human Rights for all in its territory. For Mexico City’s Council to Prevent and Eliminate Discrimination (COPRED) is very important to keep building a culture of non-discrimination and Equal Treatment. This is why Mexico City declared October as “Equal Treatment Month”, aiming at adding efforts from...
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Publications

For a World of Inclusive Cities
For a World of Inclusive Cities
Charter-Agenda
Global Charter-Agenda for Human Rights in the City
European Charter
European Charter for the Safeguarding of the Human Rights in the City
The rights approach through the "Bogota Humana" Development Plan: towards a new construction of the Public Sphere