Civil society and local governments organizations are launching a campaign to call for the realization of the Right to the City, through the implementation of commoning.
As highlighted during World Habitat Day, rising inequalities put an evident impediment to the realization of Human Rights and to achieving cities and human settlements that are just, diverse and can be fully enjoyed by all inhabitants. Tackling these inequalities should be at the top priority of all government agendas, addressing how these are expressed under an intersectional and spatial manner.
Any concrete and robust action towards tackling inequalities has to be based on a major revision of the current models that drive economic development, shifting from a logic that is based on maximising profits and commodification of key resources, towards models that drive commoning for the well-fare of the collective.
Public authorities must support and spur Commoning initiatives to advance the Right To The City for all, including:
- Respect and trust
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