This section presents work on urban issues that international actors are doing in Geneva. It aims to showcase that work, forge connections between those actors, and build a community of urban experts in Geneva.

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The Human Rights Council is the principal UN intergovernmental body responsible for the promotion and protection of human rights. As such, it looks upon the role of local governments and its subsidiary mechanisms engage with them.
Institution: Human Rights Council
ICRC on urban issues
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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.
Institution: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
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UN Habitat works for a better quality of life for all in an urbanizing world. Headquartered in Nairobi, UN Habitat has an office in Geneva. It is one of the principal partners of GCH, given its focus on urban actors and matters.
Institution: UN Habitat