G.79 - Territory and coexistence

G.79 - Territory and coexistence
Design programmes to promote peaceful coexistence, continuing education, creative leisure pursuits, mental health and citizen security for the population in their territories in order to prevent the current social problems associated with issues such as poverty, social exclusion, the abusive use and trafficking of drugs, and gender-based violence.
Priority measure number


Priority measure 79 addresses several issues associated with peaceful coexistence, education, recreation, health, and security, for the purpose of preventing important social problems in the region, including poverty and social exclusion. These constitute a set of measures and lines of action to be pursued in different spheres. In this case, special attention will be paid to the issues of citizen security, recreation and public spaces. Priority measures 1 and 2 of chapter A address the issue of poverty and exclusion, while priority measures 56, 57 and 58 of chapter E consider the issue of gender violence.

Possible lines of action

1. Formulate, implement and evaluate policies on public safety from a human rights perspective in all territories. 2. Strengthen the role of local governments and local-level public services in recovering public spaces in all territories. 3. Design programmes that offer creative leisure pursuits at the local level to all population groups. 4. Introduce cultural and recreational activities for the entire population at the local level.

Related instruments, forums and mechanisms

Sustainable Development Goals, Goal 1 (“End poverty in all its forms everywhere”) target 1.1 (“By 2030, eradicate extreme poverty for all people everywhere, currently measured as people living on less than $1.25 a day”), target 1.2 (“By 2030, reduce at least by half the proportion of men, women and children of all ages living in poverty in all its dimensions according to national definitions”), Goal 3 (“Ensure healthy diets and promote well-being for all at all ages”), target 3.5 (“Strengthen prevention and treatment of substance abuse, including narcotic drug abuse and harmful use of alcohol”), Goal 4 (“Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all”) and all its targets, and, finally, target 5.2 (“Eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls in public and private spheres, including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation”).

G. Territory and internal migration