The Right to the City in New York

The Global Platform for the Right to the City (GPR2C) was in New York City, last July, taking advantage of the strong presence of civil society and local governments organizations from all over the world at the occasion of the High-Level Political Forum ( HLPF). The GPR2C, in line with its mission, continued its work […]

Inspiring Practices Show Housing is at the Center of the Global Agendas

The Regional Housing and Habitat Forum that took place this past June in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic was an unusual gathering. It brought together strategic stakeholders related to the urban and housing agenda in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region and introduced them to29 inspiring practices that promote adequate housing and habitat as drivers […]

HLPF Media Gallery

► Interviews:  Joan Carling from Indigenous People Major Group: https://youtu.be/y9OLKQR7YtQ William Cobbet, Cities Alliance: https://youtu.be/72rl-nRRsQw Tania Espinosa, WIEGO: https://youtu.be/SA-qeNeF1Eg Judith Hitchman, Urgenci: https://youtu.be/TboGJXtCkI8 Leilani Farha, UN Special raporteur: https://youtu.be/AgzpV7WAXY0 Pablo Fernández, Mexico Representative: https://youtu.be/EXAeju0P5vE Amanda Flety, UCLG: https://youtu.be/I0oMClgnAHI Eduardo Moreno, UN Habitat: https://youtu.be/XHOasDysHGA Adolfo Salcedo Glückstadt, government of Ecuador https://be/jvpvLMiT9Cky https://youtu.be/ub_aefUPCkA Playlist with all the videos: https://youtu.be/AgzpV7WAXY0 ► Images Album 1:  https://www.flickr.com/photos/158027252@N07/albums/72157698833169714 Album 2: https://www.flickr.com/photos/158027252@N07/albums/72157696568081202 ► Right to […]

Campaign #RighttotheCity during the HLPF 2018

The global campaign for advocating that the Right to the City has to be the cornerstone for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the New Urban Agenda was launched on July 11th 2018 – a strategic moment as it is the same date as the review of global progress toward SDG 11 on sustainable […]

The Right to the City in Atlanta: Renter Power 2018

The summer’s biggest blockbuster was not on the screen, but in the streets of Atlanta. Over 300 tenant organizers, policy makers and their allies converged for the Homes for All #RenterPower2018 Assembly organized by the Right to the City Alliance (USA). This historic gathering (one of the largest of its kind in the United States) […]

The inhabitants in NY, facing the NUA for the Right to the City

The choice of inhabitants at the HLPF in New York: being g-local for the Right to the City facing the New Urban Agenda. New York, July 2018. On the occasion of the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development Goals the IAI, HIC and other international networks and local organizations have participated in meetings […]

New Logo of the Global Platform for the Right to the City

The Global Platform for the Right to the City has a new logo, which shows the three interdependent pillars of the Right to the City: material, political and symbolic dimensions. The idea was to update the logo to add the 3 dimensions of the Right to the City: – spatially just resource distribution (material dimension) […]