Founded under the name Urbanistes sans Frontières- International (USFI) in May 2005 in Geneva, urbaMonde is a Swiss NGO commited to support cities by and for their inhabitants.
UrbaMonde has the following goals :
- Provide vulnerable populations with participative planification services in order to develop their local projects.
- Provide local authorities with the tools that are necessary for integrating the urban dwellers in a sustainable vision of territory and planning.
- Connect civil society projects in a common network in order to develop an advocacy for a participative approach to urban and regional planning.
To achieve its goals, urbaMonde develops a transversal and interdisciplinary approach. In particular, they support social production of habitat. https://www.urbamonde.org/fr