Guide to digital advocacy campaigns

During the month of May we held two theoretical and practical training workshops on digital advocacy campaigns on issues related (in the broadest sense) to the Global Platform for the Right to the City. Nota de Sergio Salgado, communication consultant of Pantheon Work We would like to thank all the members for their participation – […]

Elections and Agenda for the Right to the City

The Agenda for the Right to the City is a repository that included more than 600 ideas,proposals, and actions from social movements and organisations for the 2019 municipal elections in Catalonia and the Spanish State. Note by Observatori DESC team This initiative has been promoted by Observatori DESC and the collaboration of several collectives and […]

The GPR2C at the First Session of the UN-Habitat Assembly

  25th– 31stMay 2019 The Global Platform for the Right to the City (GPR2C) participated in the 1st UN-Habitat Assembly to bring the voice of its members expressed in the collective declaration on the UN-Habitat 2020-2025 strategic plan. Note by Frederick Kusambiza, Planact Executive Director The GPR2C was represented by five delegates at the United […]

Call for Proposals: Public Spaces and Right to the City

Do you have an initiative related to public space occupation and right to the city? We want to talk with you! The Pólis Institute, GPR2C member, launches a call for proposals for collectives, organizations and social movements acting on the Metropolitan Region of São Paulo to, in partnership, create activities that dialogue with non traditional […]

Call for signatures! European Citizens’ initiative Housing for All

On June 5, UN Special Rapporteur for Adequate Housing, Leilani Farha, launched the European Citizen’s Initiative, Housing for All. About 82 million people in Europe are overburdened by housing costs. Homelessness is rising, and displacement of all kinds is becoming increasingly common. Housing is a human right and not a commodity. The land and real […]

Questionnaire from the Special Rapporteur on Cultural Rights

Karima Bennoune, the Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights, is seeking contributions to an ongoing study on “Cultural rights and public space”. This report explores  how actors from across the cultural ecosystem access and use public spaces, identify the challenges they face and the strategies they develop to overcome them, and analyse the […]