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January 2004

This document consists of a synthesis of different types of policy instruments that could be used by government officials to introduce more appropriate and flexible tenure systems, uphold the rights of the urban poor, and secure urban land for slum dwellers.

Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2004

The objective of this document is to define UNEP’s role in land use management and soil conservation under its functional approach following Decision 21/1 of the Governing Council. This document is to serve as the framework for UNEP’s activities in the field of land use management and soil conservation, which will be further specified in UNEP’s biennial programmes of work. The development and implementation of a strategic approach is focused on the medium-term.

January 1999

This article combines both land tenure and food security issues within a dynamic framework that recognizes not just the conventional link between access to land and access to food in the short run, but also the recursive link between the access to food and the ability to maintain sufficient resources to meet long-run needs.

Reports & Research
January 1998

This paper attempts to build on a conceptual analysis of both land tenure and food security to set these various linkages that in a dynamic framework that captures both the effects of access to resources on food security and the effects of food security on access to and use of resources.

Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2006


This paper provides a civil society perspective on agrarian reform and rural development and develops the concept of food sovereignty as an overarching framework or paradigm.




 



 

Reports & Research
January 2010


This document presents the contribution of the ILC to the Updating of the High Level Task Force’s (HLTF) Comprehensive Framework for Action (CFA) and is the result of an intensive work of dialogue and knowledge sharing between the ILC Secretariat and the ILC constituency, especially civil society organisations from Africa, Asia and Latin America.


 



 


 


 



Reports & Research

In January 2005, a high-level United Nations (UN) meeting was convened in Mauritius to review the implementation of and refine the 1994 Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States (SIDS). Together with governments, civil society, regional bodies and other international organizations, UNESCO has been urged by the UN General Assembly to take timely actions to ensure effective implementation of the updated Programme of Action.

Legislation & Policies
International Conventions or Treaties

The objective of this Convention is to combat desertification and mitigate the effects of drought in countries experiencing serious drought and/or desertification, particularly in Africa, through effective action at all levels, supported by international cooperation and partnership arrangements, in the framework of an integrated approach which is consistent with Agenda 21, with a view to contributing to the achievement of sustainable development in affected areas.