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Job Opportunity: Country Research & Engagement Consultants in LAC, francophone West Africa and the Arab region

29 April 2021

This is a re-post of an earlier annoucement, now focusing on LAC, francophone West Africa and the Arab region. The deadlline for application is 16th May.   The Land Portal Foundation seeks three dynamic and highly motivated regional consultants to conduct research about the land governance context…

Pakistan to set up ‘fast-track’ courts to settle land-grabbing cases of overseas Pakistanis

13 April 2021

Main photo: Zulfi Bukhari, Special Assistant to PM on Overseas Pakistanis, Afzaal Mahmood, Pakistan Ambassador, Ahmed Shaikhani, President, PBC, Shabbir Merchant, Director PBC, Imran Chaudhry and guests at the PBC reception in Dubai on Sunday. Image Credit: Virendra Saklani/Gulf News The special…

Twinning arrangements for exchange of knowledge, experiences and networking in land governance

Call for proposals: Twinning arrangements for exchange of knowledge, experiences and networking in land governance

4 February 2021

The Arab Land Initiative, facilitated by the Global Land Tool Network and UN-Habitat, is launching a call for proposals to solicit the interest from organisations working in the Arab region to the twinning arrangement initiative. The initiative aims at pairing two organisations from countries in…

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Three things women in the Arab region told us about their land rights

23 February 2021

Prindex Researcher Joseph Feyertag sets out some key findings from his latest paper 'How perceived tenure security differs between men and women in the MENA region' It is for good reason that gender is a major theme at this week’s Arab Land Conference. Around just 5% of women own land or property…

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Second Arab Land Conference 2021

Second Arab Land Conference 2021

The Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt was pleased to announce the Second Arab Land Conference, organized under the patronage of the Egyptian Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities. The Conference was organized by the Housing and Building National Research Centre (HBRC)…