Tenure Conference 2017
October is the month where Tenure Conference 2017 will be convened in Indonesia. Hosted by Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK), Indonesian President's Executive Office (KSP), and the Civil Society Organisations, the conference will bring the theme of "Realising People's Rights: Forest and Land Tenure Reform in Indonesia". Discussions at the event will focus on how to secure community rights over land tenure and forest management in Indonesia.
The conference is expected to bring 300-350 participants, not only from Indonesia, but other countries as well. Both public and participants will enrich themself on the journey of land reform and forest management from time to time in Indonesia, through discussions and academic scripts, from 50 resource persons, who will contribute their knowledge through 11 panels and 2 plennary sessions.
The panels will specifically discuss on the followings:
Panel 1: Acceleration of Social Forestry Targets Achievement
Panel 2: Acceleration of Agrarian reform to Overcome Agrarian Structural Inequality and the Economic Gap
Panel 3: Recognition of Indigenous Forests for the protection of Indigenous Peoples
Panel 4: Tenure Rights Recognition in Addressing Climate Change
Panel 5: Rights of the People in Conservation Areas: Recognition and Role of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities
Panel 6: Protection of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in Law Enforcement
Panel 7: Tenure Conflicts and Conflicts Resolution Options
Panel 8: Tenure regimes to Protect, Manage and Restore Peat Lands
Panel 9: Development of Community-Based Economies through a Variety of Forestry Innovations and Investment SMEs
Panel 10: Role of the Private Sector in Respecting Tenure and Human Rights
Panel 11: Variety of Tenure Issues related to Protection Forest and Forest Parks
The participants will include Central and Local Government Officials, CSOs, local community leaders, policy-maker institutions from Asian countries, research institutions, universities, and other institutions from the development sectors. ILC Asia Indonesian members will actively be involved in organizing and delivering both Panels and Plennary sessions.