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We are very sorry to report that Nick Volk passed away on 09 August.
Date published: 08-17-2017

Solidarity with Diyarbakır’s arrested co-Mayors and call to respect local democracy in Turkey
Source: UCLG Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights
Next 20 June, the trial against the arrested Co-Mayor of our member city of Diyarbakır, Gültan Kışanak, will take place under a context of state of emergency in Turkey. According to the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe and the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, her detention is contrary to human rights standards set forth in international treaties ratified by Turkey, such as the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms or the European Charter of Local Self-Government. In relation with these organizations, the UCLG Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights gives a follow up of the situation of the Diyarbakır Co-Mayors and other arrested public officials and representatives, inviting local governments and partners to join a common mobilization calling to safeguard local democracy in Turkey.

Date published: 06-15-2017
New Delhi, 9 June 2017 A study released in New Delhi on 9 June 2017, by Housing and Land Rights Network (HLRN), India, brings to light several human rights issues related to India’s much publicized Smart Cities Mission (SCM), which aims to create 100 ‘smart cities’ in the country by the year 2020. As the Mission completes two years this month, HLRN’s report titled ‘India’s Smart Cities Mission: Smart for Whom? Cities for Whom?’ presents a human rights and social...

Date published: 06-13-2017
Bogota. Book Presentation: Hábitat en deuda
Source: The Centro Interdisciplinario de Estudios Sobre el Desarrollo (CIDER) at Los Andes University, and the Observatory on Latin America (OLA)
Veinte años de políticas urbanas en América Latina.

Date published: 06-12-2017
Experiencias y avances en la construcción de nuevas institucionalidades populares.

Date published: 06-06-2017
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