Title Convergence Session on the Right to the City - Strategies and Perspectives for Global and Regional Action
Axe - Territory
Slogan No right less!
Descrição / Relato
The session aims to gather different actors (grassroots organizations, social movements, NGOs, activists, progressive local governments, academy, etc.) to discuss, in light of the current global political process, how to move forward in a global and regional action to shift the current development paradigm in order to set the Right to the City as the cornerstone of territorial and urban practices, projects and policies. The activity is organized by the Global Platform for the Right to the City, composed by a wide range of civil society and local governments´ networks and organizations in more than 20 countries, such as ActionAid, Brazilian Institute of Urban Law (IBDU), Habitat for Humanity, Habitat International Coalition, Huairou Commission, Intercontinental Network for Social Solidarity Economy (RIPESS), International Alliance of Inhabitants, Shack / Slum Dwellers International, StreetNet, TECHO, Women in Cities International, Women in Informal Employment (WIEGO), United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights and Pólis Institute.
We want to build new perspectives to social change through the promotion, defense and fulfillment of the Right to the City, giving a particular voice to those people and communities affected by exclusion and marginalization. Join us to be part of this global initiative!
Find out more information at our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Right2City/
Date(s) - 16/03/2018
18:00 - 20:00 .