Yangon, 11 Sept 12
The Urban Research and Development Institute (URDI) this week launched its first training on sustainable urban land management as part of new collaboration between the Government and UN-Habitat supported by Norway.
Nairobi, Kenya, 23 Aug 11
Key international and regional actors in the land sector will convene in Nairobi, Kenya from 15 to 16 November 2011 for the 4th regular Partners Meeting of the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN). The meeting will aim to further strengthen partnerships and contribute to pro-poor tool development and implementation in the land sector.
Jogyakarta, Indonesia, 27 Jul 10
In preparation for the upcoming training events on Transparency in Land Administration (TLA) in South and South East Asia, about twenty-five land experts representing the academia, professional groups, members of civil society and government authorities participated in the Expert Group Meeting (EGM) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on 20-21 July 2010.
New York, 2 Jul 10
A Special Ministerial Roundtable Breakfast Meeting on the theme Bridging the urban gender divide: An imperative for achieving the Millennium Development Goals, was held in New York as part of the ongoing high level segment of the Economic and Social Council.
Nairobi, 16 Jun 10
An independent Mid-Term Assessment (MTA) has commended the Global Land Tool Network for its performance and also recommended stronger staffing and funding in view of future challenges.
Sydney, Australia, 27 Apr 10
A pro-poor land rights recording system - the Social Tenure Domain Model (STDM), was launched in a Special Event during the 24th International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) Congress, 11-16 April 2010 in Sydney, Australia.
Nairobi, 27 Apr 10
As part of the Grassroots Mechanism, GLTN is providing support to four grassroots-led projects in India, Peru, Tanzania and the Philippines. The aim of the projects is to enable a process of learning and communication to take place, to help get grassroots solutions to land policy implementation problems and to make the leap from pilots to large scale impact.
Cotonou, Benin, 1 Apr 10
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) and the Government of the Republic of Benin organised a Workshop to review the documentation of the Urban Land Registry or Régistre Foncier Urbain (RFU) in Cotonou, Benin, 25-26 February 2010.
Malaysia, 13 Jan 10
The International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM), in cooperation with the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN), Training and Capacity Building Branch (TCBB) of UN-HABITAT and University of East London (UEL) successfully hosted an international pilot training on land and property rights issues in Islamic Contexts.