Assembly of Members 2015

11-17 May, 2015
Dakar, Senegal 

"Land Governance for Inclusive Development, Justice and Sustainability: Time for Action" 

The 2015 ILC Global Land Forum and Assembly of Members took place in Dakar, Senegal, with the help of our host partner and ILC member CICODEV.

Over 700 participants hailing from 80 countries across the globe, took part in a lively debates on issues such as forest dwellers and bringing land rights to the forefront in the host country. 

While opinions may have differed, a common point was widely reiterated and supported- the need to stand together for a common plea, strong commitment to the promotion, protection and monitoring of land and natural resource rights in the post-2015 development agenda.  Participants clearly underlined that land remains a contentious issue in Senegal and in the region at large.

At the end of the , the Dakar Declaration was adopted, helping to ensure that land is governed by and with the people.