Eva Garcia Chueca
Eva Garcia Chueca Global Cities Programme Scientific Coordinator - Senior Research Fellow CIDOB Barcelona, Spain

Biography

Eva Garcia Chueca is the Scientific Coordinator of the Global Cities Programme at CIDOB - Barcelona Centre for International Affairs. PhD cum laude in Postcolonialisms and Global Citizenship at the Univ. of Coimbra (Portugal). International expert on human rights and the right to the city.

Sessions

Save to calendar 21-11-2019 13:45 21-11-2019 15:45 Europe/Madrid Right to the city: Housing, Gentrification and Urban Justice

Henri Lefevre’s idea, Right to the City, has been interpreted in many ways. Geographer David Harvey defined it as “the right to change ourselves by changing the city”. The concept encompasses affordable housing, inclusivity, re-greening, tactical urbanism and much more. The implementation of the 2030 Agenda underpins its raison d’être. What should cities do to ensure that we have the freedom to remake our cities to create vibrant communities?

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