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Results for Agenda 2030

17/05/2022
The UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing, Mr. Balakrishnan Rajagopal, launched a call for contributions to a Report on the linkages between the right to adequate housing and…
25/03/2022
Last November, UCLG and the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) signed an historical cooperation agreement to strengthen the human right cities…
25/11/2021
The 2021 edition of the UCLG World Council held in Barcelona from 15 to 18 November saw the official presentation of a letter of agreement between UCLG and the Office of the UN…
25/11/2021
The “Femmes du Monde” Seminar (Women of the World) held in Seine Saint Denis from 22 to 29 November saw the launch of the “Caring territories for women victims of  violence”…
29/10/2021
A delegation of the UCLG-CSIPDHR attended the 20th edition of the annual conference of the International Observatory on Participatory Democracy Conference, held in Cocody (Ivory…
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…
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…
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…
28/02/2021
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…
08/12/2020
Linda Voortman has been the Alderman (Co-Mayor) of Utrecht responsible for social affairs, diversity and municipal organization since 2018. In this position, she joined the Co-…
20/10/2020
The 10th edition of the World Human Rights Cities Forum (WHRCF) was held from 7 to 10 October in an integrated setting, with sessions taking place both in Gwangju as well as…
25/11/2019
The 2019 edition of the UCLG Congress, held in the South African city of Durban from 11 to 15 November, has provided local governments gathered in the framework of the UCLG…
10/11/2019
From 30 September to 2 October, the City of Gwangju became once more the beating heart of the global human rights cities movement after hosting the 9th edition of the World Human…