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Foto: VICTOR MORIYAMA / ISA
4 June 2020
Latin America and the Caribbean
South America
Brazil
A Terra Yanomami é a maior do Brasil e também a mais vulnerável à Covid-19 na Amazônia. Estima-se que 20 mil garimpeiros estejam infiltrados na região.
 
UN-Habitat policy statement on the prevention of evictions and relocations during the COVID-19 crisis
14 May 2020
Global

Nairobi, 14 May 2020 – As COVID-19 spreads around the world, billions of people have been told to stay at home, practice physical distancing, wash their hands regularly and wear masks. However, these simple preventive public health measures are almost impossible to follow for those who are homeless, or who live in unsafe or overcrowded conditions.


2 June 2020
Authors: 
Mr. Lorenzo Cotula
Niger
Sierra Leone
Colombia
Indonesia
Philippines
Global

Reports suggest the COVID-19 fallout is providing opportunities for elites to seize lands and rewrite regulations. We need effective responses to secure land rights and lay the foundations for a just recovery. 


 


31 May 2020
Latin America and the Caribbean

Tegucigalpa, .- Los impactos de la pandemia se han extendido más allá de los sistemas sanitarios y las autoridades han cambiado formatos de consulta, relajado medidas de protección y vigilancia y desatendido a las personas más vulnerables, como los pueblos indígenas, comunidades rurales, defensores y defensoras, considera la Asociación Iberoamericana de Defensa Ambiental (AIDA).

LAND-at-scale-news.jpg
25 May 2020
Egypt
Burundi
Ethiopia
Mozambique
Rwanda
Somalia
South Sudan
Uganda
Zimbabwe
Chad
Burkina Faso
Ghana
Colombia
Vietnam
Iran
Palestine
Global

The LAND-at-scale programme got a great response to the second call for ideas. The programme received 25 new ideas from 19 different countries. Support continues for enhancing land governance and tenure security. This is evident in the response and effort from embassies, NGOs and knowledge institutes.

Foto: Adam Reeder/flickr
22 May 2020
Authors: 
Luísa Filho
Amanda Martínez
Africa
Angola

Para refletir sobre as diferentes desigualdades nos espaços urbanos, a Land Portal Foundation inicia uma série de entrevistas realizadas com acadêmicos/acadêmicas e defensores/defensoras de direitos humanos e territoriais. As entrevistas oferecem retratos de como esta distribuição desigual impacta as populações mais vulneráveis durante a pandemia do COVID-19. 

Foto: Julia Oliveira - Revelar.si
18 May 2020
Authors: 
Prof. Auta Azevedo
Amanda Martínez
Latin America and the Caribbean
South America
Brazil

Moradias na comunidade do Coque, Recife, Brasil. Foto: Julia Oliveira - Revelar.si, coletivo de fotógrafas do Coque. 

 

Foto: Nuno Ibra Remane/Flickr
13 May 2020
Authors: 
Henrique Norte
Amanda Martínez
Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Mozambique
A falta de acesso à posse de terra urbana é uma das possíveis causas da expansão e formação das chamadas favelas, presentes nas grandes metrópoles do Sul Global. As favelas geralmente estão localizadas em zonas de risco, tais como em morros ou nas beiras de canais que colocam em perigo permanente a saúde pública de quem nelas habita.
Migration, Displacement, and De-urbanization in the Context of COVID-19
28 May 2020

Location

Online
XX
Global

Join us for the Land Rights and COVID-19 webinar and discussion series, which is presented by Land Portal, Landesa, the Global Protection Cluster HLP AOR and GIZ, with organizing support from Environmental Peacebuilding Association, LANDac, New America and the UK's Department for International Development (DFID). 

Organizers: 
New America
Landesa - Rural Development Institute
Land Portal Foundation
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
Environmental Peacebuilding
Global Protection Cluster Housing, Land, and Property Area of Responsibility
LANDac
27 May 2020

Location

Online
XX
Global

Join us for the Land Rights and COVID-19 webinar and discussion series, which is presented by Land Portal, Landesa, the Global Protection Cluster HLP AOR and GIZ, with organizing support from Environmental Peacebuilding Association, LANDac, New America and the UK's Department for International Development (DFID). 

Organizers: 
Global Protection Cluster Housing, Land, and Property Area of Responsibility
Environmental Peacebuilding
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
Landesa - Rural Development Institute
Land Portal Foundation
New America
LANDac

CEG
13 May 2020

Location

Portugal
PT
Europe
Portugal
A série de webinars COVID-19: (Cons)Ciência Geográfica é focada em leituras geográficas sobre a COVID-19 em Portugal e promovida pelo Centro de Estudos Geográficos (IGOT-ULisboa). A 3.ª sessão online, aberta ao público, ocorre dia 13 de maio, às 16h.
 

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