GAP Partner Constituent Group – Women

Organization Description

logo-GAP-300x296The General Assembly of Partners (GAP) is an engagement platform that that aims to support stakeholder contributions to the ‘New Urban Agenda,’ the outcome document of the Habitat III Conference to be held in Quito, Ecuador in October, 2016. For more information about the ‘New Urban Agenda’ see the Habitat III website.

GAP consists of 16 Partner Constituent Groups (PCG) with members from the United Nations’ nine major groups, the Habitat Agenda Partners and other relevant stakeholders.  PCGs are involved with the advancement of new ideas and methodologies in the field of sustainable urbanization and human settlement development, including but not limited to, public spaces and streets, urban transport and mobility, climate change and environment, energy, housing and slum upgrading, safety and security in cities.

GAP member organizations are mapped and searchable on this website’s member directory under Type: General Assembly of Partners

 The General Assembly of Partners will meet several times in different regions of the world: October, 2015 (New York), December, 2015 (Paris), March (TBA), 2015, Indonesia (July), 2016 and October (Quito), 2016.

The Women’s PCG serves as a collaborative space for advocacy by bringing together a collective women’s voice, policy recommendations, and the concerns and priorities of women and women’s organizations, along the entire spectrum of diversity and the life cycle, regarding urban policies and urban development.

Membership is open to all stakeholders with an interest in sustainable urbanization (a group or person may join only one PCG). To join a PCG, send an email to the contact listed with copies to and

Women PCG Co-Chair

  1. Magdalena Garcia Hernandez, Bufete de Estudios Interdisciplinarios A.C. (Mexico)
  2. Theresa Boccia, AFEM (Association) Femmes Europe Méridionale (Italy)

2017 Elections

Procedure:The voting will be done by electronic survey to be circulated by the PCG co-chairs.The voting closes  on June 21, 2017 At 12:00 midnight time in central Mexico.
PROCEDIMIENTO DE VOTACIÓN: La votación se hará respondiendo la siguiente breve encuesta. Al momento del cierre de la votación que será el 21 de junio de 2017 a las 12:00 de media noche tiempo del centro de México.



Teresa Boccia, Professor, Urban Planning, Federico II University of Naples, Italy

Candidate Statement
Mensaje de TERESA para la Elección 2017_Espanol
20170619-Message of TERESA for Election 2017



249 Manhattan Avenue
New York
United States of America

Contact Person

Katja Araujo, co-chair

  • Topics

    • UN Habitat III
  • types

    • GAP Members
    • Research Network
  • regions

    • North America
  • scales

    • International
  • focus

    • International