This article was submitted for the UN Economic Commission for Africa “2017 Conference on Land Policy in Africa” Nov. 14-17 2017, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
For most Burundians, land is both history and livelihood. In a densely populated country where almost nine out of 10 citizens are subsistence farmers, land ownership is a desperate need and a flashpoint for conflict exacerbated by ethnic cleavages and waves of migration and return.
The Groningen Centre for Law and Governance (GCLG) and the University of Cape Town collaborated with the Global Land Tool Network and True Price to convene the fourth annual colloquium on Expropriation Law in Cape Town.
Violent conflicts between nomadic herders from northern Nigeria and sedentary agrarian communities in the central and southern zones have escalated in recent years and are spreading southward, threatening the country’s security and stability.
It is encouraging to see that the United Nations Security Council is beginning to acknowledge the transboundary dimensions of fragility and conflict, as demonstrated by its newly launched Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in the Lake Chad Basin region.
(Paris, Yangon) Myanmar may soon face a land conflict epidemic as a result of the growing influx of investments and the consequent demand for land, unless laws and policies that adequately address land rights issues are urgently adopted and implemented, FIDH warned in a new report published today.
"Myanmar has been engaged in a process of political change since 2011. A central goal of these reforms
has been the attempt to resolve political conflicts between ethnic armed organisations (EAOs) and the
Myanmar Government. Talks began under the ‘civilian
government’ led by Thein Sein and have continued
The purpose of this Act, consisting of 90 sections, divided into two Parts and completed by three Schedules, is: to record in English and te reo Māori the acknowledgements and apology given by the Crown to Ngatikahu ki Whangaroa in the deed of settlement; and to give effect to certain provisions of the deed of settlement that settles the historical claims of Ngatikahu ki Whangaroa.
The purpose of this Act, consisting of 115 sections, divided into three Parts and completed by four Schedules, is: to record the acknowledgements and apology given by the Crown to Ngāti Pūkenga in the deed of settlement; and to give effect to certain provisions of the deed of settlement that settles the historical claims of Ngāti Pūkenga.
The purpose of this Act, consisting of 126 sections, divided into three Parts and completed by four Schedules, is: to record in te reo Māori and English the acknowledgements and apology given by the Crown to Rangitāne o Wairarapa and Rangitāne o Tamaki nui-ā-Rua in the deed of settlement; and to give effect to certain provisions of the deed of settlement that settles the historical claims of Ra
Mientras no se investigue adecuadamente la violencia contra los defensores de los derechos de los indígenas costarricenses y se procese judicialmente a los responsables, habrá más intimidaciones, agresiones y muertes, advierte una experta en derechos humanos.costa ricaLawlorcosta ricaLa
La continua agresión que sufren las personas defensoras del medio ambiente “se debe a una debilidad de los mecanismos de justicia y a una ambigüedad normativa”, advirtió Benjamín Berlanga, titular de la Unidad Coordinadora de Participación Social y Transparencia (Ucpast) de la Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (Semarnat).
Tegucigalpa, .- Los impactos de la pandemia se han extendido más allá de los sistemas sanitarios y las autoridades han cambiado formatos de consulta, relajado medidas de protección y vigilancia y desatendido a las personas más vulnerables, como los pueblos indígenas, comunidades rurales, defensores y defensoras, considera la Asociación Iberoamericana de Defensa Ambiental (AIDA).