Defining the term and meaning of the Right to the City in the South African context: Background note to the first Dialogue of Urban NGOs


This background note was prepared to inform the discussion in the first dialogue of urban NGOs. It focuses on unpacking the history of the term and its application in international examples, and raises ten guiding questions to inform the discussions during the rest of the dialogue.

For a description of the Right to the City Dialogue Series, a partnership between Isandla Institute, Community Organisation Resource Centre (CORC) and Informal Settlement Network's (ISN), click here.

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