Conference Reminder

 

 

 

REMINDER

 

 

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS AND PROPOSALS FOR OTHER FORMS OF PARTICIPATIONS

 

2017 CONFERENCE ON LAND POLICY IN AFRICA

 

14 – 17 November 2017, ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA

 

 

Theme:

The Africa We Want: Achieving socioeconomic transformation through inclusive and equitable access to land by the youth.”

 

Sub-themes (recast sub-themes in blue): 

  1. Emerging best practices in developing responsive land policies;

  2. Strengthening land governance and administrative institutions both at the local and national levels including the adoption of technology and innovations for securing land rights under different tenure regimes;

  3. Data, Monitoring and Evaluation of land governance

  4. Empowerment of youth through strengthening their land rights

  5. Women’s land access rights and gender equality – addressing persistent bottlenecks

  6. Inclusive, transparent and sustainable land based investments, economic justice and environmental management;

  7. Migration, radicalization and violent extremism – linkages to youth employment, entrepreneurship and access to land for investment;

  8. Rapid urbanization, land use and spatial planning policy and development planning.

 

Authors of selected abstracts will be notified by 26th August 2017.  

Kindly send your abstracts to landconference@un.org or eca-africalandconference@un.org  with a copy to rigava@un.org and kefaled@un.org

Sponsorship is available for authors of qualifying papers.

 

Deadline: 4 August 2017 (Midnight GMT+3)