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22/10/2021
This key event in the European human rights agenda took place from 11 to 12 October in Vienna and online. It gathered a large audience of local, national and international…
11/10/2021
The annual meeting point for the human rights cities movement was held from 6 to 10 October 2021. In its 11th edition, the Gwangju Forum focused on addressing the current health…
05/10/2021
The event was held on October 1st, and brought together representatives from national delegations to the Human Rights Council, the OHCHR leadership and local governments. It…
28/09/2021
The next Fundamental Rights Forum will address local human rights innovation and trigger new commitments in Europe The Fundamental Rights Forum will bring together diverse voices…
22/09/2021
A side event held on 7 September during the last UCLG ASPAC Congress brought together mayors and relevant urban stakeholders in the Asia Pacific region to place human rights high…
22/09/2021
The last UCLG Culture Summit held in Izmir from 9 to 11 September 2021 brought together local governments and key partners in the culture sector and human rights practice to…
21/09/2021
The 11th edition of the World Human Rights Cities Forum (WHRCF) will be held from 6 to 10 october in Gwangju with most sessions open to online participation. The Forum will bring…
11/08/2021
The growing interest that human rights arise among local governments across the world is gaining ground in Latin America. Whether as a tool to advance migrants’ inclusion, a…
22/07/2021
A forthcoming MOOC will bring together the expertise of member-local governments and partners to co-create a full study program on human rights at the local level. The first…
28/05/2021
On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of UCLG’s adoption of the Charter-Agenda for Human Rights in the City, the Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human…
28/05/2021
The 2021 Annual Meeting gathered the co-presidency, members and active local governments to address emerging priorities and networking proposals in the agenda. Participants…
30/04/2021
The following statement has been produced as a direct follow-up to the consultation on the Myanmar crisis held last April by Gwangju. This event was attended by the OHCHR’s High…
09/04/2021
A consultation on the Myanmar crisis was held last 6th April by the Mayor of Gwangju and co-president of the UCLG-CSIPDHR Lee Yong-sup. The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights,…
23/03/2021
An MC2CM Peer Learning event held last March 16-18 by Grenoble addressed the concept of “local inclusive citizenship” in connection to the social inclusion of migrant residents.…
28/02/2021
The following section offers background information on the process of recognition of local governments’ role in the protection and promotion of human rights by the United Nations…