The theme of the event is Affordable housing & sustainable urban development in a world marked by Covid-19 and climate change. The theme corresponds to the theme of the 2021 UNECE Ministerial Meeting on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management “Affordable, adequate, and resilient housing in liveable cities, including cities which face extreme weather conditions”.
Headquartered in Geneva, OHCHR is the leading UN human rights entity. It works for the promotion and protection of all human rights worldwide, including in urban contexts and at local level.
The United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is developing a general comment on land and economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR). The purpose of this general comment (GC) is to clarify the specific obligations of state parties relating to land and the governance of land tenure under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
The Covid crises showed, among other things that the future belongs to the soft mobility. In search of social interaction, celebration of the bike day and re-connecting partners from local and international Geneva around the theme of soft mobility in the City, the Geneva Cities Hub, in different level partnerships: stands, drinks, co-invitation, organizes a cocktail garden party. Come to breath fresh air, see friendly faces and celebrate urban soft mobility with the Geneva Cities Hub & partners.
The ICRC helps people affected by conflict and armed violence and promotes the laws that protect victims of war. It operates worldwide, including in urban areas where the human cost of armed conflict and violence is innumerable.