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Human rights in urban areas.

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Published by Unesco in Paris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil rights -- Congresses.,
  • Cities and towns -- Congresses.,
  • Human rights -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnesco.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC571 .H76955 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination169 p. ;
    Number of Pages169
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3237144M
    ISBN 10923101983X
    LC Control Number83151360

      This report is intended to encourage and support urban decision-makers as it recognizes that action taken in towns and cities is essential for addressing global environmental problems, and with an increasing proportion of the world’s population living in urban areas in low- and middle-income coun.   In this compelling sequel to If Mayors Ruled the World, Barber assesses both broad principles of urban rights and specific strategies of sustainability such as fracking bans, walkable cities, above-ground mining of precious resources, energy and heating drawn from garbage incineration, downtown wind turbines, and skyscrapers built from wood. He.

    Urban Policies and the ‘Right to the City’: Project Approach 18 International and Interregional Initiatives 18 The European Charter for the Safeguarding of Human Rights population live in now argue for the elaborati on of human rights in an urban. State of Becoming a Human Rights City, in GLOBAL URBAN JUSTICE: THE RISE OF HUMAN RIGHTS CITIES (Barbara Oomen et al. eds., ) (listing other human rights cities in the United States, including Boston, Pittsburgh, and Chapel Hill). See NAT'L LEAGUE OF CITIES, CITY RIGHTS IN AN ERA OF PREEMPTION.

    Bought to vivid life by illustrator Michel Streich, this edition of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights marries the forceful words of the Declaration with a series of striking yet simple illustrations, making us see afresh the power, hope and idealism contained in these words. The perfect gift /5(41). Changing perspectives on human rights 2 The Future of Human Rights in an Urban World | Exploring Opportunities, Threats and Challenges The Strategic Studies Project is an initiative of Amnesty International Netherlands.


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