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Results for Right to Housing

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…
16/11/2021
The fourth edition of the Transformative Cities award is looking forward to receiving a good number of submissions by local governments implementing projects related to social…
28/10/2021
New horizons for the social agenda of UCLG were discussed last 25 October at the occasion of a new edition of the UCLG Policy Council on the Right to the City. Key members of the…
28/05/2021
This public consultation held last 14 May gathered local and regional government (LRG) representatives and the UCLG Community of Practice on Housing to address emerging challenges…
03/12/2020
Valencia has become the latest city to join the “Cities for Adequate Housing” Declaration in 2020, as announced by the city’s Social Services and Housing Councillor Isabel Lozano…
23/11/2020
Exploring rooms for maneuver at local governments’ hands to implement the Cities for Adequate Housing Declaration and supporting young researchers in their academic projects on…
26/08/2020
Building on the outcomes of various events organized these last months as well as the practical experience of members, our Committee sent a formal contribution to the next report…
12/06/2020
The UCLG Community of Practice on Housing meet last May 22 to showcase the latest developments face to COVID-19 by signatory cities of the “Cities for Adequate Housing”…
17/05/2020
Across the world, many local governments have put in place emergency responses to housing-related challenges that have arisen as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. The potential…
08/04/2020
Last 1st April, UCLG and the Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights (CSIPDHR) co-organized alongside UN Habitat and Metropolis a new session of…
10/03/2020
The UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Housing Leilani Farha presented last 5 March her last report to the Human Rights Council, containing a set of guidelines for the…
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…
10/06/2019
From May 31 to June 3, the city of Geneva hosted the annual meeting of the “CoHabitat network”: A civil society initiative gathering community-led housing organizations and allies…
14/04/2019
A representative from the Committee’s participated last March in a workshop held in Medellín on transmedia narratives and story-telling with a focus on slum upgrading. This…