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3 August 2017
Ghana

The President of Ghana Institutions of Surveyors (GhIS), Mr. Edwin Addo-Tawiah has said, it is time surveyors take strategic decisions for the development of the country, considering the United Nations Development Goal (UNDG) which has been estimated that, 60% of Africans would be living in the urban areas by 2020.

According to him, there is therefore, the need for land professionals to equip themselves in terms of decision making in developmental projects.

Closed
23 January 2017 to 24 February 2017
Facilitators
Raquel Ludermir Bernardino
Maria Luisa Alvarado
Latin America and the Caribbean
Bolivia
Colombia
Ecuador
Paraguay
Peru

In Latin American and the Caribbean region (LAC), millions of families lack access to land for shelter or live in insecure tenure under a constant threat of being evicted from their homes. Land conflicts and forced evictions are increasingly reported and a key issue in the advocacy agenda of civil society and grassroots organizations.

Closed
23 January 2017 to 24 February 2017
Facilitators
Raquel Ludermir Bernardino
Latin America and the Caribbean

Convidamos as organizações, entidades, movimentos, grupos e pessoas com experiência ou interesse no tema para contribuir com a discussão que tem o objetivo de entender melhor / sistematizar os diferentes tipos de conflitos fundiários urbanos, os desafios e oportunidades para superá-los e as boas práticas e ferramentas inovadoras que têm sido utilizadas para ação informada, prevenção e mediação dos conflitos no Brasil e na região América Latina e Caribe.

Closed
23 January 2017 to 24 February 2017
Facilitators
Raquel Ludermir Bernardino
Latin America and the Caribbean

En América Latina y Caribe (ALC), millones de personas no tienen acceso a suelo adecuado para vivienda o viven sin seguridad de tenencia, con el temor constante de desalojos, reubicaciones injustificadas, y expulsiones sistemáticas por presiones del mercado. Los conflictos de suelo son elemento clave de la agenda de incidencia de los defensores del derecho humano a una vivienda adecuada.