Sustainable urban development is necessarily inclusive, offering all city inhabitants equal opportunities in the various spheres of life. The new Toolkit for Urban Inclusion in Arab Cities aims to provide Arab city leaders and local government officials with practical tools and advice to build inclusive and sustainable cities.
The UNESCO webinar series “Regional Expert Consultations against Racism and Discrminations” seeks to deconstruct racism, and to unpack societal challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic related to racism and discriminations. Mayor of Graz, Siegfried Nagl, shared experiences from Europe’s oldest Human Rights City.
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the New Urban Agenda have placed culture at the forefront of current debates on urbanisation.
After a vivid debate, the Austrian National Parliament voted in favour of the agreement between the Republic of Austria and UNESCO to establish the International Centre for the Promotion of Human Rights at the Local and Regional Levels under the auspices of UNESCO.
The Federal Parliament of Austria recently announced that the Agreement with the UNESCO on the establishment of the International Centre for the Promotion of Human Rights at the Local and Regional Levels would be discussed in the meeting of the foreign policy committee on 30 June.