Local Inclusive Public Policies
Supportive Municipal Laundry
Quilicura - ChileAging
The public policy of the Supportive Municipal Laundry is a municipal laundry service (washing, drying and ironing) free for senior citizens in situations of social vulnerability, whether they are self-reliant or in a condition where they are not able to do it themselves. For the latter, the service is offered with pickup and home delivery. In force from November 2017, this (nationally unprecedented) initiative aims at improving the Quilicura senior citizens’ quality of life, freeing them from household chores so that they can enjoy their free time. Its implementation is carried out together with the Senior Citizens Communal Union for the beneficiaries identification. This municipal service is part of a broader spectrum of policies under the responsibility of the Senior Citizen Department, such as care-giving services to the sick and senior citizens and their caregivers, which is provided from the Unity of Social Support from the Health Municipal Area, or the different community promotion activities in relation to the population of senior citizens.
São Paulo - BrazilDiversity and sexual Identity
This program is implemented jointly by the municipal secretariats of Human Rights and Citizenship (Sexual Diversity Coordination) and of Economic and Work Development. This is an initiative which promotes and strengthens labor inclusion, social reintegration and valorization of the citizenship for the LGBTI population with violated rights. It has the general purpose of providing a historical reparation to transvestites and transgender persons through psychosocial, legal and pedagogical support to reduce social inequality. In its implementation, it combines inter-sectorial actions with other municipal areas such as education, health and social assistance. It includes strategies such as the transfer of income conditioned by the development of formal and informal educational activities, the support during the transgender process and the heath demands it entails, etc.
Intercultural Training for Teachers and Educational Area Staff
Quilicura - ChileIntercultural education
Awareness of the educational communities is raised in order to conceptualize human mobility as a right, which is reflected in a better reception of migrant children in school communities. Also, training for the Municipal Department of Education staff is provided on the topic of migration and shelter. Actions are taken with universities interested in working on the concept of interculturality in the schools of the district.
Municipal Conferences on Policies for Migrants
San Pablo - BrazilHuman mobility
The Municipality of São Paulo promotes conferences on different problems to foster debate between public sector and civil society representatives with the purpose of formulating a proposal for a specific public policy. In this regard, two conferences were held to record the priorities of the public policy for migrants. These are events of advisory nature; public and thematic; discussion, understanding and plurality spaces which involve government bodies and civil society.
Public Policy of Aging and Old Age for the Elderly in Cali 2017-2027
(Español) Santiago de Cali - ColombiaAging
The Public Policy of Aging and Old Age for the Elderly in Santiago de Cali 2017-2027 is the result of a highly participative process, agreed and coordinated with different institutional and social players which are the reflection of joint interests in the transformation of the quality of life of the elderly. In this sense, this public policy aims at strengthening the coordinated work in governance, in order to have an impact on the protection, promotion and full exercise of the rights of the elderly. It is organized in four basic axes: Participation and Guarantee of Rights, Comprehensive Social Protection, Active Aging, Research and Education.
Ordinance for the Promotion, Protection and Guarantee of the Rights of People Living in a Situation of Human Mobility
Quito - EcuadorHuman mobility
By Ordinance 271/2008, the Municipality declares as public policy the promotion, protection and guarantee of human rights of people and families that live different mobility situations, as migrants, immigrants, displaced due to any kind of violence, people in transit and others that may be acknowledged by the Ecuadorian legislation and the Treaties and Conventions ratified by the Ecuadorian State. In order to accomplish this, the District Plan for Human Mobility is adopted as a planning tool of permanent feedback and it establishes that all policy-making, planning, management, social information and control processes must be consistent with this Plan.
Envión Avellaneda Program
Avellaneda - ArgentinaEducation
The Envión Avellaneda program is a social policy focused on the young population aged between 12 and 21 in a vulnerable situation or who suffer unmet basic needs. Through the inclusion, protection, and prevention in the fields of education, work, health, arts, and sports, together with the Municipal Council for Inclusion Policies and New Projects, the idea is to generate participation spaces for teenagers to be able to access different stages of training which strengthen their attitudes and aptitudes for their performance in school and work life. At the same time, the community, family and affective links are strengthened, which allows the teenagers to develop and grow and to move away from spaces and situations of vulnerability and social exclusion. The program has 10 field offices where 3,200 young people take part and who also receive a cash grant.
Inclusion of People with Disabilities
León - MexicoDisabilities
This Policy implements the development of programs aimed at allow social, work, cultural and health inclusion for people with disabilities. To this end, it aims to: i) create free access spaces in the city; ii) foster the economy of people with disabilities by means of labor and educational integration; iii) prevent and cater for the medical needs of people with disabilities, and iv) open new spaces for social and cultural inclusion. Its strategies of intervention are structured in 4 areas that favor the inclusion of the target population: health, social, work and mobility.
Girardota, Peace and Social Inclusion Laboratory
Girardota - ColombiaEducation in Human Rights
The purpose of this policy is to contribute to the collective construction of the conditions for a long-lasting peace and peaceful coexistence based on a life with dignity and opportunities for all inhabitants of the Municipality, from an approach of full enjoyment of rights. It emerges to mitigate the devastating effects of the armed conflict that left high rates of victim population due to violations of human rights and breaches to Humanitarian International Law, and to restore coexistence. It implements social integration and post-conflict strategies, with collective peace construction actions linked to development, social inclusion and peaceful resolution of conflicts.
Buen Comienzo (Good Start) Program by Medellin City Hall
Medellín - ColombiaFormal education
Buen Comienzo Program provides care in education, health, nutrition, participation, protection and interaction with families to over 70,000 children from pregnancy until the age of 5 through various forms. The children attend a Child Care Center or a nursery school for 5 or 8 hours a day, from Monday to Friday. There, they receive early education, care, love, protection, nutrition, health, child participation and comprehensive protection actions. All this care is offered under the guidance made by the technical direction team of the Program. In order to achieve quality in comprehensive care, the technical direction team of the Program, apart from making the technical guidance, provides assistance, advice and qualification to the teachers who daily interact with the children.
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The Catalogue of Local Inclusive Public Policies (LIPP Catalogue) is a tool from the International Center for the Promotion of Human Rights (CIPDH-UNESCO) which compiles, systematizes and spreads the experiences of local public policies in terms of equality and non discrimination, implemented in cities of Latin America and the Caribbean.
The LIPP Catalogue compiles successful and often novel practices which help comply with the commitments undertaken in the Sustainable Goal Developments (SGD) 2030 Agenda and the Montevideo Consensus on Population and Development, and makes them available to the public with the purpose of spreading, enhancing and promoting the exchange of experiences.Know more
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