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N.19 November 2013 – January 2014

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Wednesday, 22 January 2014
The Lisboa City Council was awarded with the 7th OIDP Distinction for Best Practices in Citizens’ Participation for the experience “BIP/ZIP Programme”. On behalf of the IOPD the Mayor of Cascais, Mr. Carlos Carreiras, and the Commissioner for Citizens' Participation of the Barcelona City Council, Mr. Carles Agustí, presented the prize to Mrs. Helena Roseta -...
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Friday, 17 January 2014
We are pleased to publish the reports of the two debates organized by the UCLG Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Right in the framework of the 2nd World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders – 4th UCLG World Congress, which took place in Rabat (Morocco) last October 2013.  “The right to the city: an international dialogue for Middle East...
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Thursday, 16 January 2014
Mr Sebastião Almeida, Regional Vice-president of the UCLG Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights (mandate 2011-2013) and Mayor of the city of Guarulhos (Brazil), recorded a message addressed all Committee members to apologise for his absence at the 2013 Annual Meeting, which took place last 2 October at the 2nd World Summit of Local...
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Tuesday, 14 January 2014
Free public transport was introduced in the Aubagne and Etoile region on May 15, 2009. This free facility is available to those living and/or working in Aubagne, and to the population which in one way or another travels within the intercommunality, consisting of 12 communes in which 101,000 people live.  The transport network currently consists of bus lines, but in...
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Thursday, 09 January 2014
The Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights wishes you a Happy New Year!
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Thursday, 09 January 2014
During the 11th METROPOLIS World Congress, to take place in Hyderabad from 7 to 10 October 2014, the 5th edition of the Metropolis Award Seeking Better Quality of Life for the World’s Metropolises will be held. Any METROPOLIS member city, up to date with their corresponding annual membership fee, which has implemented a project or experience worthy of global...
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Tuesday, 17 December 2013
We are pleased to publish the minutes of the 2013 Annual Meeting of the UCLG Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights, which took place on October 2nd, 2013, in Rabat (Morocco) in the framework of the 4th UCLG World Congress. Minutes of the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Committee on Social Inclusion We would also like to inform you that...
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Thursday, 12 December 2013
The Programa de Agricultura Urbana (PAU) implements the re-use of vacant urban land for agro-ecological farming on the part of marginalized sectors of local society, granting food security and alternative sources of income to the poor, while also providing public services such as the revitalization of degraded urban plots and the increase of green areas. It began in...
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International Municipal Movement Centenary
Tuesday, 03 December 2013
The timeline exhibition celebrating the centenary of the international municipal movement is now available on-line for consultation and printing. In 1913 in the Dutch town of Ghent, a group of Mayors and city administrators took the groundbreaking decision to continue their collaboration in a more permanent and structured manner and so was born the Union...
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Friday, 29 November 2013
Rabat, 3 October 2013:The third report of the Global Observatory of Local Democracy and Decentralization (GOLD III) was warmly received by participants on the occasion of its launch at the World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders in Rabat. This report details the provision of public local services and is in-line with the UCLG objective to present every three years...
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World Summit Leaders
Thursday, 10 October 2013
The World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders of UCLG culminated today in Rabat with the announcement of the new Presidency of UCLG – the largest organization of Mayors and local and regional governments in the world. Over these three days, over 3,000 participants from 125 countries came together under the theme, “Imagine Society, Build Democracy”. Kadir Topbaş,...
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Events

Publications

For a World of Inclusive Cities
For a World of Inclusive Cities
The World Summit in numbers
The World Summit in numbers
International Award - Mexico City - Culture 21
International Award - Mexico City - Culture 21
GOLD III
GOLD III: Basic Services for all in an Urbanizing World (Executive summary)
100 years: Testimonies
100 years: Testimonies
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