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GLOBAL CITIES HUB

Connecting local and regional governments to the United Nations and other international organizations
 

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Affordability is a key element of the right to adequate housing. Today, however, more and more people around the world are struggling to pay for housing-related costs or are excluded from housing as it has become too expensive. Guided by the recent report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing on housing affordability (A/78/192), experts will discuss what can be done to make housing affordable, protect tenants from rising rents and housing costs, and to prevent and end homelessness.
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Read our 2023 Annual Report to learn more about how the Global Cities Hub provided an effective platform for collaboration between local and regional governments (LRGs) and international players and strengthened the voice of LRGs within multilateralism.

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Our 2023 Annual report is out!

Read our 2023 Annual Report to learn more about how the Global Cities Hub provided an effective platform for collaboration between local and regional governments (LRGs) and international players and strengthened the voice of LRGs within multilateralism.

GCH contributes to UNEA-6 resolutions and Cities and Regions Summit

UNEA-6 focuses on how multilateralism can help tackle the triple planetary crisis of climate change, nature and biodiversity loss, and pollution and waste. The Assembly is an important opportunity for all levels of governments, including LRGs, and civil society to shape the global environmental policy.