WEBINAR: Equality & Inequalities in Urban Context

The Human Rights Cities Network 

marks the 75th anniversary of the

Universal Declaration of Human Rights


“Equality and inequalities in urban context”

A great opportunity to engage in order to share on human rights practices!

On 7 December 2023, at 15:00


Keynote speaker:

The UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty, Olivier De Schutter,

Poverty & inequalities in urban context, the universality of human rights



  • The role of a mayor in promoting human rights at local level Mr Ricardo Rio, Mayor of the City of Braga/Portugal and President of the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM)
  • LGBTIQ rights in the city of Cologne, Mr Andreas Wolter, Deputy Mayor of the City of Cologne/Germany
  •  How LGBTIQ rights contribute to city to city cooperation, Mr Sebastian Bartsch, Chair of Cologne Human Rights City Initiative/Germany
  • The challenge to put human rights into practice, Mrs Joana Ivarsson Vitório, Strategist Social Sustainability and Human Rights, City Council of Lund/Sweden
  • Monitoring human rights to improve equality in cities, Mrs Margarita Spasova, Acting Director of the Human Rights Cities Network (HRCN)


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