December 10 marks the annual International Day of Human Rights. With the worldwide pandemic approaching its 24-month mark, inequalities have risen and societal vulnerabilities have surfaced around the world; as such, this year’s celebration is once again out of the ordinary. Much activity has transferred to the digital sphere, which has accelerated the development of technology and digital tools.
Human rights have re-entered global discourses on policy-making and implementation in the past year. How can societies become more resilient?
It is city and municipal administrations that are the closest to citizens directly and who are well-equipped to render human rights a lived experience in their procedures and interactions with citizens.