You are here

N.21 - April – May 2014

Subscribe to our newsletter

Committee news

Friday, 09 May 2014
We are pleased to send you the program of the 1st 2014 Biannual Meeting of the UCLG Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights.  The meeting will be held in Gwangju (South Korea) on 17th May from 9 am to 12h00 am in the framework of the 4th World Human Rights Cities Forum. This event has been co-organized by the Committee and it will take...
+
Tuesday, 06 May 2014
On the 5th of May 2004, leaders and representatives of cities and regions from across the world came together in Paris to create a united world organization of local authorities. The result of the unification of IULA, UTO and Metropolis, this gave local and regional authorities from all corners of the globe a shared voice for the first time. UCLG was born and its...
+
Friday, 02 May 2014
Surabaya Green and Clean Initiative is a community-based waste management program implemented by the local government of the City of Surabaya. When in 2001 the Keputih Disposal Area, the only one to serve a city of about 3 millions inhabitants was closed, serious environmental problems emerged throughout the city. Therefore, since 2004 with the support of local NGO’s...
+
Friday, 02 May 2014
The XIV Conference of the International Observatory of Participatory Democracy, will take place in June 3rd, 4th and 5th, 2014, at the city of Canoas, Brazil, organized by Canoas City Hall, Brazil, in the quality of President of the International Observatory of Participatory Democracy – IOPD for the 2013/2014 period, in partnership with Barcelona City Hall, Catalonia...
+
Thursday, 17 April 2014
The “Sufficiency Economy Philosophy” (SEP) is a development approach based on Buddhism creating sustainable development through the integration of the physical, social and spiritual dimension. It is based on three principles: 1. moderation is needed for sufficient protection from internal and external shocks through planning and implementation; 2. reasonableness is...
+
Friday, 11 April 2014
Only one week after its release, the joint Declaration regarding the World Urban Forum in Medellin (WUF – 5 to 11 April, 2014), elaborated by the Committee on Social Inclusion, the Habitat International Coalition, the Forum of Peripheral Local Authorities (FALP) and Mercociudades, has already received the support of four Brazilian organizations: Brazilian...
+
Friday, 04 April 2014
* The Committe on Social Inclusion, Habitat International Coalition (HIC), FALP and Mercociudades launch a joint declaration about the 7th World Urban Forum expressing their critics and suggestions towards the approach proposed by UN-HABITAT. * Development does not mean equity and social and spatial justice * It is urgent to apply a human rights approach to urban...
+

Events

15 May 2014
Gwangju, South Korea
18 June 2014
Liverpool, United Kingdom
12 November 2014
Sao Paulo, Brazil
13 November 2014
Barcelona, Spain
24 November 2014
Haikou, China.

Publications

For a World of Inclusive Cities
For a World of Inclusive Cities
Global Taskforce for Post-2015 and Habitat III
International Award - Mexico City - Culture 21
International Award - Mexico City - Culture 21
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