Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

City-to-City Cooperation and the Promise of a Democratic “Right to the City”

This paper draws on the example of partnerships between Brazilian and Mozambican cities to critique attempts to democratise urban governance and development through city-to-city cooperation. As an expression of the … Continue reading

Monday, 17 December 2018 · Leave a comment

Our Digital Rights to the City

‘Our Digital Rights to the City’ is a small collection of articles about digital technology, data and the city. It covers a range of topics relating to the political and … Continue reading

Tuesday, 7 March 2017 · Leave a comment

Will Habitat III defend the human right to the city?

The Right to the City idea challenges us first and foremost as individuals to decide what basic human rights – such as land, housing, water and sanitation – are “non-negotiable” … Continue reading

Friday, 13 May 2016 · Leave a comment

Involuntary Resettlement

Report by the World Bank Inspection Panel. The report, which analyzed 22 years of complaints to the Inspection Panel by communities alleging they were harmed by bank projects, found that more … Continue reading

Friday, 15 April 2016 · Leave a comment

GPR2C comments on Policy Papers Frameworks for Habitat III

The GPR2C (Global Platform for the Right to the City) commented the 10 Policy Papers Frameworks – all of them were released on last 29th February. According to the Habitat … Continue reading

Thursday, 17 March 2016 · Leave a comment