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N.18 - September – October 2013

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Monday, 30 September 2013
We are pleased to send you the working documents of the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights of UCLG, which will take place in the framework of the 4th UCLG World Congress in Rabat (Morocco) on October 2nd, from 9:00 am to 10:30 pm, at Hotel Sofitel (Room Débats).     Please, find below the links to the...
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Monday, 30 September 2013
The Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory and Human Rights of UCLG organized this parallel session, which will take place on 3rd October 2013 from 16h to 17:30h at ISESCO (Room A.Saoud), as part of the World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders which will take place in Rabat (Morocco), 1-4 October 2013.  Presentation and moderator: Ms. Maite Fandos, Deputy...
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Monday, 30 September 2013
The Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory and Human Rights of UCLG actively participated in the organization of this thematic round table, which will take place on 3rd October 2013 from 14h to 15:30h at ISESCO (Salle Solidarité) in the framework of UCLG World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders which will take place in Rabat (Morocco), 1-4 October 2013...
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Friday, 27 September 2013
The Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory and Human Rights of UCLG will organise, together with Habitat International Coalition (HIC), a side event on the right to the city on 1st October 2013 from 11:30h to 13:30h at ISESCO (Salle A. Saoud) as part of the World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders which will take place in Rabat (Morocco), 1-4 october 2013...
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Friday, 20 September 2013
Surakarta, also called Solo or Sala, is a city in Central Java Province in Indonesia of more than 500.000 people. The increasing number of street vendors, people struggling to make a daily income in a weakened economy due to Indonesian financial crisis of 1998, brought a large number of complaints to the City Mayor’s desk. These questioned the existence of apparently...
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Wednesday, 18 September 2013
United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) will celebrate, along with the international community, the International day of Democracy taking place just two weeks before the World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders. As representative body of self-governing and democratic local and regional governments, UCLG seeks to increase the role of these institutions situated...
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Friday, 13 September 2013
The Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights of UCLG will organise several activities as part of the World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders which will take place in Rabat (Morocco), 1-4 October 2013. The agenda of the Committee will consist of the following activities: Side Event: “The Right to the City: an international dialogue...
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Friday, 06 September 2013
In Hangzhou, on 14-17 May 2013, UNESCO and the PR of China organised the largest congress ever on culture and sustainable development. The last paragraph of the Final Declaration says: “We recommend… that a specific Goal focused on culture be included as part of the post-2015 UN development agenda, to be based on heritage, diversity, creativity and the transmission...
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Thursday, 29 August 2013
The World Summit is approaching. In around one month the World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) will take place in the Moroccan capital Rabat from 1 to 4 October 2013. Rabat will be the setting for the biggest meeting of local and regional elected representatives the world over, with over 3000 participants from 100...
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Tuesday, 27 August 2013
The Vauban Sustainable Urban District process took place in the German city of Freiburg between 1993 and 2006. It is based on the city government's aim of restoring an old military barracks based on ecological and social cohesion criteria, and creating a participatory process that would generate the NGO Forum Vauban and would have inter- and intra-administrative...
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Wednesday, 21 August 2013
In just over two months, between the 1st and 4th of October, local and regional leaders and elected representatives from all over the globe will gather in Rabat for the World Summit of Local and Regional leaders – the 4th UCLG Congress.   The Summit will be a unique opportunity for the international community to define the international agenda and roadmap for local...
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Tuesday, 06 August 2013
The Havana Urban Agriculture Policy was officially launched in 1998 with the creation of the National Urban Agriculture Group. It has an antecedent in the spontaneous production of food by the population with the onset of the food crisis experienced during the “Special period”after the fall of the socialist countries in the early 1990s. Organization and creation of...
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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
Inclusive Cities Observatory leaflet
Inclusive Cities Observatory leaflet