Meeting of the Global Steering Committee of the International Coalition of Inclusive and Sustainable Cities – ICCAR

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Address

Jungang-ro 196beon-gil
World Human Rights Cities Forum Secretariat 1-2F
Dong-gu
Gwangju
61471
South Korea

 

 

Moderator: Ms Sue Vize Regional Adviser for Social and Human Sciences in Asia and the Pacific, UNESCO

 

Topic:

The Meeting will be the opportunity for ICCAR’s regional and national coalitions to:

• present their reviewed Ten-Point Plans of Action and discuss the modalities of their implementation at the global and regional levels;

• exchange with the Forum participants about concrete actions taken by urban actors to reinforce human rights systems within cities, to bolster city-to-city cooperation and to extend partnerships with other stakeholders;

• share insights on the establishment of the Inclusive Cities Incentive Programme which will be pioneered by the City of Gwangju in the Asia-Pacific Coalition, and explore possibilities rolling it out to other regions.

 

Agenda:

19:00 - 19:05: Keynote speech by Gabriela Ramos Assistant Director-General for social and human sciences, UNESCO

 

19:05 - 19:10: Introduction by Ms Anna Maria Majlöf Chief of Section a.i., Inclusion and Rights, Social and Human Sciences Sector, and ICCAR Secretary, UNESCO

 

19:10 - 19:15:  Welcome remarks by Mr Benedetto Zacchiroli President of the ICCAR Global Steering Committee President of the European Coalition of Cities against Racism

 

19:15 - 20:25: Presentations of each Coalition on their review of the Ten-Point Plan of Action

 

  • Mayor Erias Lukwago, Mayor of Kampala City, Uganda (Coalition of African Cities)

 

  • Ms Fatimetou Abdel Malick, President of the Regional Council of Mauritania and Mr Hisham Jabbari, President of the Municipal Council of Essaouira, Morocco, (Coalition of Arab Cities)

 

  • Mr Benedetto Zacchiroli, President of the European Coalition

 

  • Professor Gyonggu Shin, Senior Advisor for Human Rights & International Affairs, Gwangju, Republic of Korea (Asia-Pacific Coalition)

 

  • Mr Nelson Fernandez, Director of International Affairs, City of Montevideo, Uruguay (Latin American and Caribbean Coalition)

 

  • Ms Laura Waxman, US Conference of Mayors (US Coalition)

 

  • Mr Mohammad Mousa, Programme Officer, Canadian Commission for UNESCO (Canadian Coalition)

 

20:25 - 20:40: Exchange with the discussants

 

20:40 to 20:55: Q&A with the public

 

20:55 - 21:00: Closing remarks by Ms Ângela Melo, Director of Policies and Programmes, Social and Human Sciences Sector, UNESCO

 

Participants:

Mayor Erias Lukwago, Mayor of Kampala City, Uganda (Coalition of African Cities),

Ms Fatimetou Abdel Malick, President of the Regional Council of Mauritania and Mr Hisham Jabbari, President of the Municipal Council of Essaouira, Morocco, (Coalition of Arab Cities),

Mr Benedetto Zacchiroli, President of the European Coalition,

Professor Gyonggu Shin, Senior Advisor for Human Rights & International Affairs, Gwangju, Republic of Korea (Asia-Pacific Coalition),

Mr Nelson Fernandez, Director of International Affairs, City of Montevideo, Uruguay (Latin American and Caribbean Coalition),

Ms Laura Waxman, US Conference of Mayors (US Coalition),

Mr Mohammad Mousa, Programme Officer, Canadian Commission for UNESCO (Canadian Coalition)

 

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