Global Platform’s Agenda

The Global Platform members contributed, in Porto Alegre (Brazil),  to the UCLG Executive Bureau debate, from 10 to 12 June 2015. In the framework of the meeting of UCLG, the joint session with civil society discussed strategy and content to influence Habitat III. Check the next confirmed activities: Asia-Pacific Habitat III High Level Preparatory meeting […]

Declaration of World Assembly of Inhabitants

We, the participants of the World Assembly of Inhabitants , gathered in Tunis from 24 to 28 March 2015, have met for many activities grouped under seven themes during the World Social Forum to continue the processes of convergence as in many previous gatherings including WAI 2013 (Tunis) and the People’s Alternative Social Urban Social […]

PrepCom 2: Official statements indicate concerns around participation

By Greg Scruggs and Carey L. Biron – Citiscope Developing countries and other stakeholders are expressing concerns on two issues in particular as talks in Nairobi push forward the Habitat III process: broadening participation in that process and figuring out how to finance new, still-to-be-developed strategies around urban development. Some 700 government representatives, multilateral officials and civil society […]

World Social Forum

The World Social Forum is an open meeting place where social movements, networks, NGOs and other civil society organizations opposed to neo-liberalism and a world dominated by capital or by any form of imperialism come together to pursue their thinking, to debate ideas democratically, for formulate proposals, share their experiences freely and network for effective […]