KOR
THE 11TH WORLD HUMAN RIGHTS CITIES FORUM
HUMAN RIGHTS IN TIMES OF CHALLENGE:
A NEW SOCIAL CONTRACT
2021.10.07(Thur.)-10.10(Sun.)
GWANGJU, REPUBLIC OF KOREA
  • Countries
    70+
  • Programs
    50+
  • Speakers
    250+
  • Participants
    3,000+
  • Main Theme
    HUMAN RIGHTS
    IN TIMES OF CHALLENGE:
    A NEW SOCIAL CONTRACT
    This year’s forum will contribute to the understanding of the challenges by the COVID-19 crisis and explore the ways for human rights cities to build resilient communities.
  • Handling the Covid Pandemic
    Identifying the key issues such as universal health care, social protection, adequate housing, gender equality, non-discrimination etc.
    Finding Human Rights-based Solution
    Sharing insights and practical experiences at local level and finding solutions for local governments to cope with short- and long-term challenges.
    Promoting Awareness of Human Rights through Training and Education
    Discussing the ways of promoting human rights of local government officials, youth, and citizens through training and education.
    Strengthening Human Rights Movement and Promoting Solidarity
    Exploring the ways to strengthen the international human rights movement and to reinforce the dialogue towards the realization of human rights protection.
PROGRAM
10.06 (WED)
10:00 ~ 16:00
10:00 ~ 16:00
Human Rights Paper Presentation
Human Rights Cities’ Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Localization of Human Rights Based Solutions for the Development of Inclusive Societies.
Raoul Wallenberg Institute, Chonnam National University Education and Research Program for Fostering Cultural Memory Curators, Gwangju International Center
11:30 ~ 13:30
11:30 ~ 13:30
Blended Learning Course on Local Governments and Human Rights(BLC) Exclulsive Event Day 1
Completion of the Blended Learning Course for Local Goverments: Localising Human Rights and SDGs for Inclusive Recovery and Resilience
Raoul Wallenberg Institute, UCLG ASPAC, Gwangju Metropolitan City
13:00 ~ 15:00
13:00 ~ 15:00
Human Rights Cities and Public Diplomacy
The Korean Association for Public Diplomacy
14:00 ~ 15:35
14:00 ~ 15:35
Blended Learning Course on Local Governments and Human Rights (BLC) Day 2
Completion of the Blended Learning Course for Local Goverments: Localising Human Rights and SDGs for Inclusive Recovery and Resilience
Raoul Wallenberg Institute, UCLG ASPAC, Gwangju Metropolitan City
16:00 ~ 17:30
16:00 ~ 17:30
WHRCF Opening Concert: Human for Human
Gwangju International Center
16:00 ~ 18:00
16:00 ~ 18:00
UNESCO City Art-Lab
City Art-Lab: Cities Promoting Human Rights through Art
UNESCO APCAD, Gwangju International Center
16:00 ~ 18:00
16:00 ~ 18:00
Localizing Human Rights with SDGs – Voluntary Local Review (VLR)
Promoting Human Rights with SDGs Locally - Localizing the SDG 16 Plus
Asia Democracy Network, Asia Civil Society Partnership for Sustainable Development, Asia Development Alliance, Civil Society Development Association(ARGO), INFID
19:00 ~ 21:00
19:00 ~ 21:00
Human Rights and Economy
Raoul Wallenberg Institute, UN Human Rights
19:00 ~ 21:00
19:00 ~ 21:00
Global Charter-Agenda for Human Rights in the City
Regional Consultation on the Charter-Agenda for Human Rights in the City: Local Experiences and Perspectives on Human Rights
UCLG-CISDP
19:30 ~ 20:30
19:30 ~ 20:30
UNESCO Afghanistan Special Session
UNESCO ICCAR
21:00 ~ 23:00
21:00 ~ 23:00
UNESCO ICCAR Global Steering Committee Panel
“Solidarity and resilience at the heart of cities’ actions in the context of COVID-19”
UNESCO ICCAR, Gwangju International Center
10.07 (THUR)
13:00 ~ 15:00
13:00 ~ 15:00
UNESCO APCAD Meeting
Sharing of APCAD progress of the year with APCAD members
UNESCO APCAD, Gwangju International Center
13:30 ~ 18:00
13:30 ~ 18:00
Local Governments Ombudsman Workshop
Human Rights Office of Jeollabuk-do Government, Gwangju Metropolitan Office of Education, Gwangju International Center
14:00 ~ 15:30
14:00 ~ 15:30
Youth TALK
Raoul Wallenberg Institute, Gwangju International Center
14:00 ~ 16:00
14:00 ~ 16:00
Local Government Human Rights Commission Workshop
The Role of Local Human Rights Commissions in Strengthening Local Governments Human Rights Education
Gwangju International Center, Jeollabuk-do Provincial Office
14:00 ~ 15:00
14:00 ~ 15:00
Korean Human Rights Cities Council Workshop
Human Rights Cities, Where Are We and How Will We Move Forward?
Dobong-gu Office, Gwangsan-gu Office
17:30 ~ 18:00
17:30 ~ 18:00
Opening Ceremony
Gwangju Metropolitan City, Gwangju International Center (GIC)
18:00 ~ 18:30
18:00 ~ 18:30
Opening Roundtable
20:00 ~ 22:00
20:00 ~ 22:00
Plenary Session 1
'Human Rights Principles to “Build Forward Fairer”: From Local Policies to Collective Actions'
UCLG-CISDP, Gwangju Metropolitan City
22:00 ~ 23:30
22:00 ~ 23:30
Violence against Women
Realizing the Right to the City for All: Local Governments Fighting Violences against Women
UCLG-CISDP, Seine-Saint-Denis Council
10.08 (FRI)
09:00 ~ 16:00
09:00 ~ 16:00
Training for Korean Human Rights Education Teachers
Sharing Human Rights education practices and discussing ways to cooperate
Korean Human Rights Education Teachers Network, Gwangju Metropolitan Office of Education, Gwangju International Center
12:00 ~ 14:00
12:00 ~ 14:00
Indonesian Human Rights Cities Session
HRC in Indonesia: HRC as a Strategy and Practice to Promote Tolerance and Freedom of Religion and Beliefs across Indonesia
INFID, National Commission on Human Rights of Indonesia
12:50 ~ 15:00
12:50 ~ 15:00
Human Rights Activists Workshop
The Role of Human Rights Activists Against Discrimination Existing After the Herd Immunity
Jeju Peace Human Rights Institute ‘WHAT’, Gwangju Ingwonjigi Hwaljjak
13:00 ~ 15:00
13:00 ~ 15:00
Refugees
Ways to Improve Refugee Protection in East Asia after 2021
Advocates for Public Interest Law (APIL)
13:00 ~ 15:00
13:00 ~ 15:00
Social Economy
Roles of Social Economy When a Crisis Becomes the New Normal
Korean Information & Referral Service Center on Aging Gwangju Branch
13:00 ~ 15:00
13:00 ~ 15:00
Act on Human Rights Policy
Discussion on the Enactment of the 'Act on Human Rights Policy'
Ministry of Justice
13:30 ~ 15:00
13:30 ~ 15:00
RWI Handbook on Local Governments and Human Rights Event
People-Centred Solution for an Inclusive City Resilience
Raoul Wallenberg Institute
16:00 ~ 18:30
16:00 ~ 18:30
UN SDGs and Human Rights
'Inclusive Response to Climate Crisis for Sustainable Development'
Gwangju Council for Sustainable Development, Korea Center for Sustainable Development, Local Sustainability Alliance of Korea
16:00 ~ 18:00
16:00 ~ 18:00
Plenary Session 2
Rebuilding Trust: A New Social Contract Based on Human Rights and Equality
Raoul Wallenberg Institute, UN Human Rights, Gwangju Metropolitan City
16:00 ~ 19:00
16:00 ~ 19:00
Children and Youth
Transition of Education in Times of Disaster
Gwangju Metropolitan Office of Education
16:00 ~ 18:00
16:00 ~ 18:00
Peace and Human Rights
Recognition of Victims of State Violence as well as the Significance and Future Direction of Memorial Facilities as a “Platforms for Memory Transmission”
Jeju Free International City Development Center
18:30 ~ 20:30
18:30 ~ 20:30
International Human Rights Policy Session
Human Rights, Corruption and Trust in a New Social Contract
Raoul Wallenberg Institute, Embassy of Sweden in Seoul
21:00 ~ 23:00
21:00 ~ 23:00
Plenary Session 3
The Role of Human Rights Cities in Fighting Racism and Discrimination
UNESCO, Gwangju Metropolitan City
10.09 (SAT)
10:00 ~ 12:00
10:00 ~ 12:00
Right to Food
The Right to Food and Farmers' Rights in an Era of Disasters
KF-UNDROP, Nongbon-Public Interest Litigation for the Peasants, PCAFRP-FORUM on UNDROP, KWPA-Gwangju and Jeonnam, KPA-Gwangju and Jeonnam
13:00 ~ 15:30
13:00 ~ 15:30
Older Persons
Rights of the Elderly in Times of Crisis
Korean Information & Referral Service Center on Aging Gwangju Branch
13:00 ~ 15:50
13:00 ~ 15:50
Disability
The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Gwangju Human Rights Center for People with Disabilities, Gwangju Solidarity Against Disability Discrimination
13:00 ~ 15:00
13:00 ~ 15:00
BLC Projects Presentation Session
Knowledge to Practice: Sharing Session with BLC Participants
Gwangju Metropolitan City, Raoul Wallenberg Institute, UCLG ASPAC, Gwangju International Center
16:00 ~ 17:30
16:00 ~ 17:30
A Dialogue Session on Youth Engagement
Youth as changemakers
UNESCO, Gwangju International Center
16:00 ~ 17:00
16:00 ~ 17:00
BLC Closing Event
Gwangju Metropolitan City, Raoul Wallenberg Institute, UCLG ASPAC, Gwangju International Center
17:00 ~ 18:30
17:00 ~ 18:30
UNESCO Expert Meeting: APCAD Inclusive City Markers
Reviewing the research and options for the development of APCAD Inclusive Cities Marker System
UNESCO APCAD, Gwangju International Center, Chonnam National University Center for Regional Development
18:00 ~ 20:00
18:00 ~ 20:00
Right to the City
Exploring the Right to the City from the Perspectives of the Asia Region How to Face Climate Change and Covid-19
Global Platform Rights to the City (GPR2C), UCLG-CISDP, Kota Kita Foundation, Huairou Commission, Social Equity and Participation Center China
10.10 (SUN)
10:00 ~ 16:00
10:00 ~ 16:00
UNESCO Master Class
Gwangju International Center, UNESCO
16:00 ~ 17:00
16:00 ~ 17:00
Closing Ceremony
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