Monthly Archives: Wednesday December 16th, 2015



Habitat International Coalition Declaration on the occasion of the Human Rights Day

Habitat International Coalition Declaration on the occasion of the Human Rights Day At Paris, 67 years ago today, UN Member states affirmed that “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.” That 1st article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) enshrined this fundamental human rights principle with seeming prescience of its contemporary relevance. In light of the various currents and trends today impeding implementation of that principle, as civil actors around the globe, we reaffirm that “ dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world.”


2015 Human Rights Day: call for the inclusion of the Right to the City in Habitat III

By UCLG Thursday, 10 December 2015 In the context of the preparatory process towards Habitat III and inspired by the occasion of Human Rights Day 2015, we, local and regional governments, call for the inclusion of the Right to the City as the cornerstone of the New Urban Agenda and of the responsibility of all […]