Approaching the GLF 2018, Government of Indonesia convenes a high level meeting at the Presidential Palace
Friday, 8th December 2017
More bricks are being paved to complete the journey toward the Global Land Forum 2018. Hosted by the Presidential Staff Office (KSP), relevant ministry institutions were attending a high-level meeting to weave an engagement toward the preparation of the GLF, taking place at the Presidential Palace, Jakarta, Indonesia.
After a year of pushing for rural women’s land rights and influencing the African Union to endorse the Charter on inclusive rights for women, the Kilimanjaro Initiative reconnects as a movement and agrees to have a comprehensive framework for monitoring the implementation of the Kilimanjaro Rural Women’s demands across African countries.
Governments working with private and public stakeholders to improve land governance in Africa
Thursday, 23rd November 2017
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 13 November 2017- Multi-stakeholders platforms (MSP) bringing together civil society organisations (CSOs), private sector, governments, and UN agencies are essential in securing land rights and achieving development in Africa. The collaborative nature of these platforms has great potential for synergising ideas and finding common ground on land issues. MSP appears to be a recommendation of regional, continental and international normative frameworks on land tenure, including the Frameworks and Guidelines on Land Governance in Africa (F&Gs), the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Eleven months ultimatum to resolve the problems of the poor. Ekta Parishad announced Delhi March for land reforms
Sunday, 10th December 2017
“Central government should immediately take concrete steps to resolve the problems of the poor, and to bring land reforms. The Government needs to be ready to face the nationwide mass movement if otherwise. Under the leadership of prominent Gandhian Dr. S.N. Subbarao, mass movement on land reform will be initiated throughout the country on 2nd October 2018.” This announcement was made by Rajgopal P.V, the founder of Ekta Parishad during the National People's Parliament on land reforms at Phoolbagh Maidan, Gwalior.
Líderes y lideresas indígenas de Perú se capacitan en torno a la gobernanza responsable de la tierra
Latin America & the Caribbean
Friday, 20th October 2017
Incluir en las políticas públicas un enfoque de gobernanza de la tierra centrado en las personas resulta necesario para lograr un acceso equitativo a la tierra y una gestión adecuada de los recursos naturales. Las Directrices Voluntarias para la Gobernanza Responsable de la Tierra (DVGT) constituyen un acuerdo histórico de índole internacional que, llevado a la práctica, permite garantizar a las poblaciones rurales pobres y grupos vulnerables, el acceso y el control de los recursos naturales.
Commemorating International Rural Women's Day: The fight for equal land rights
Monday, 16th October 2017
October 15th was the International Day of Rural Women. Established in 2008 by the United Nations General Assembly, the Day recognises the crucial role women and girls play in rural society for sustainable development.