Specific land access and land use principles, in force in particular traditional ethnic groups.
You are cordially invited to the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre's 10th Anniversary Mary Robinson Speaker Series on Business & Human Rights “Turning up the heat: Solutions from indigenous peoples and progressive business to drive the transition to a low-carbon economy"
In 2017, the fifth anniversary of the landmark Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGTs) highlighted successful integration of VGGT principles into national law and decision-making processes across several countries.
Hundreds of millions of people around the world lack recognition of their rights to the land they live and depend on. Without legal recognition or basic documentation, people cannot plan for the future or invest in their land, even if they have lived and worked on it for decades.
Following up the success of the 1st India Land and Development Conference, this second Annual Conference aims to further this Land-platform to connect local and global issues and discourses and focus conversations on how technology, decentralization, innovation and capacity contribute to improve land governance in India. Over three days, this one of its kind national event on land will catalyse connections among stakeholders, discourses and ideas and promote sharing of good practices, experiences, evidences, issues and challenges. With participants converging from different geographies, sectors and land-disciplines, ILDC2018 will provide a fertile ground to stimulate dialogues, partnerships and networks around land and development in India.
MRLG, GIZ and IPSARD are pleased to announce that they will organize the first Mekong Region Land Forum in Hanoi, on 21st to 23rd of June
The indigenous peoples who are largely concentrated (70%) in Asia region of more than 200 million continue to experience social injustice and discrimination. Their identities and collective rights continue to be denied by states particularly their rights to their lands, territories and resources, cultural heritage and self-determined development.
From Rhetoric to Action: Scaling Up Community and Indigenous Peoples’ Land and Resource Rights
Opportunities • Priorities • Action
SEPTEMBER 30 – OCTOBER 1, 2015
Bern Kursaal • Kornhausstrasse 3 • Bern, Switzerland