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Global network for the right to habitat and social justice
GPR2C News - September / October 2015
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Source: Global Platform for the Right to the City

The Right to the City: the needed cornerstone for the Habitat III Agenda

Habitat III is a crucial moment to reformulate the life in human settlements. In that context, the Right to the City is a critical tool to ensure that all inhabitants have a place where to live with dignity, in sustainable, democratic and just territories.
Article by: Isabel Pascual

Interview with Ana Falú

Ana Falú is an architect and social activist for human rights and the rights of women. Interview with She is one of the founders of the Women and Habitat Network of Latin America, a Global Platform for the Right to the City's Member.
(Available in Spanish)

GPR2C Statement on Core Messages for Habitat III in the World Habitat Day 2015

We launch a strong call for the inclusion of the Right to the City as the cornerstone of the New Urban Agenda and of the responsibility of all the actors for its implementation.
Statement by: Global Platform for the Right to the City

GPR2C demands youth participation a year before Habitat III's New Urban Agenda

Campaign For the Right to the City "It is not a city if it doesn't include everyone".
(Available in Spanish)
Campaign by: Habitat International Coalition, Hábitat for Humanity, TECHO, CLACSO y Polis

Habitat III ‘policy units’ experts announced

These 200 individuals are now tasked with offering recommendations on the New Urban Agenda. Though the announcement comes after considerable delay, the experts will still have to deliver initial drafts by the end of the year.
News by: Citiscope

What room for the Right to the City in Habitat III?

How will the Right to the City be incorporated into Habitat III? How will Habitat III remain accountable to the commitments of Habitat I and II and build new commitments towards more just and inclusive development?
Article by: Rafaella Lima,Alexandre Apsan Frediani andBarbara Lipietz

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Africa -28 November, parallel to Africities 2015 -29 November- 3 December 3 2015
Asia -20 December, in the framework of The 3rd Urban Social Forum 2015-18-19  December, 2015, Surabaya, Indonesia
Europe: first trimester of 2016 (place and date tbd).
COP21 Paris- 7-8 December 2015
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