Launch of the Jai Jagat global march

Friday, 27th September 2019

A launch event for the Jai Jagat global march will take place in Rome on Wednesday 2 October 2019 at the Department of Political Science, University of Roma Tre. Address: Via Chiabrera 199 - 3 p.m. Classroom 2B Presentation of the Jai Jagat Global March

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Photo credits to Jayson/ILC

How ILC Africa members work to ensure the safety of land defenders

Monday, 2nd September 2019

Last month, the Global Witness released their 2018 report on land and environment defenders. Sadly, 14 land defenders were killed in Africa in 2018 and several others criminalised for defending their land and our environment.

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Landex In The Caribbean: A Regional Approach

Wednesday, 21st August 2019

A regional LANDex training was held ahead of the 2019 Caribbean Urban Forum, held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, from the 12-14 of June. The event brought together land monitoring and data specialists from the Caribbean countries of Belize, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Grenada and Trinidad and Tobago, and was co-hosted by ILC member CNULM, the Caribbean Network for Urban and Land Management.

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Building Regional Solidarity for People-Centered Land Governance

Monday, 5th August 2019

At the Facilitators’ Meeting in Ahmedabad, India, participants raised the importance of building regional solidarity among ILC Asia platforms in striving for people-centered land governance in the region.

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LANDex: monitoreo de la gobernanza de la tierra. Avances en Colombia y presentación en Perú

Thursday, 11th July 2019

En Colombia, la implementación de LANDex, el nuevo índice global que mide la gobernanza de la tierra, permitió facilitar diálogos sobre temas cruciales como la situación de defensores de derechos a la tierra y los recursos naturales. En un país donde no es fácil acceder a la información sobre la tenencia de la tierra, los resultados de LANDex dan cuenta de datos potenciales para la gestión de políticas públicas y la incidencia en discusiones nacionales sobre el tema de la tierra. Tras la experiencia  piloto en Colombia, la herramienta se presentará en Lima, Perú, el segundo país en la región en donde será implementada.

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LandMark Spotlight

Friday, 28th June 2019

When users first access LandMark, the first online, interactive global platform to consolidate maps and critical data on collectively held lands, they are greeted by a dialog box that reads, “Note that the absence of data does not indicate the absence of indigenous or community land.”

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