You can now watch the joint conversation on the past and future of Housing rights, co-organized between DPU, HIC, IIED and UCLG as part of CitiesAreListening

The right to adequate housing has become prominent in the human rights agenda and increasingly so, in local and regional government’s agendas, as reflected by the Municipalist Declaration of Cities for Adequate Housing and the Cities4

Cities for Adequate Housing : A call for action to ensure the right to housing

Local and regional governments are now demanding coordinated action to tackle speculation and the growing power of global corporations over real estate market and life in the contemporary city.

In Vienna, European cities call on the EU to ensure powers and resources for social housing

European cities call on EU institutions to ensure adequate conditions for local governments to provide social housing

Promoting a new approach to Sustainable Cities and Territories of Africa: UCLG gets ready for the Africities 8 Summit!

The Summit mobilizes communities and local authorities in African countries, financial institutions, civil society groups and development partners both at continental and international level.

The Community of Practice on #CitiesforHousing meets in Madrid to define a joint strategy

The Declaration of Cities for Adequate Housing was presented last July at the United Nations in New York.

Right to Housing and Right to the City: cities from across the world come together to launch a common message

While national government representatives presented their commitments to implement SDG 11 in order to “achieve safe, sustainable and resilient cities” last week, member local governments of UCLG have come together to recall the crucial issue of housing and adopt an approach based on the Right to

Cities for adequate housing

Under the initiative of UCLG’s Co-President and Mayor of Barcelona, Ada Colau, and within the framework of the debates that took place both in the Policy Council on the Right to the City and the Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights, the World Or


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