This final webinar of the Land Dialogues 2022 series, will take place after the UN Climate Change Conference COP 27 (6 – 18 November, Sharm El-Sheik). With a historic 1.7 billion dollar pledge having been made at last year’s COP26 by the Forest Tenure Funders Group to advance Indigenous Peoples’ and Local Communities’ tenure rights and their forest guardianship, it is important that we discuss challenges and opportunities in the context of these important advancements. The “Post COP27: Reflecting on Donor Promises to Forest Guardians” webinar will serve as a platform to reflect on progress made, what is falling short and if the 1.7 billion dollar pledge made during COP26 was reflected during COP27.
The Land Portal organizes dynamic and well-prepared discussions that have a lasting impact, getting to the bottom of the issues at hand. This approach contributes to building communities of practice, ensuring a diversity of stakeholder engagement and providing lasting results through professional recordings that may be consulted for years to come. We look forward to having you participate in our upcoming webinars.
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The webinar will share the latest results from the Open Up Guide implementation pilot in Senegal and the SOLI research in Namibia. We will ask and answer pressing questions concerning the interest in and maturity of open data in the two countries and specifically in the land sector.
In September 2022, Sierra Leone enacted unprecedented laws related to land, climate, and sustainable development. This new law transforms communities’ ability to protect their land rights and pursue sustainable development. This webinar will discuss the processes, the experiences, the challenges, and the context of this new law, highlighting the new responsibilities in Sierra Leone.
On the occasion of the new publication of The State of Open Data, Land Portal and Data 4 Development are co-hosting a panel discussion to discuss the key issues and challenges that have emerged since the 2019 publication.
Recent global events have had dyre impacts on the world's remaining forests, particularly in tropical regions.
This third Whose Land? webinar showcased gender transformative approaches on women’s land rights. Gender transformative approaches are defined by women acting as agents of change, transforming structural barriers and redefining gender norms. These approaches facilitate the participation of women in land governance decision-making processes, but require closing the land data gender gap.
Since 2019, the Land Portal has been using data stories as a way to demonstrate how combining data with engaging, memorable and persuasive narratives that can empower communities to tell their stories to the world.
This webinar discussed the implications of technologies for land rights, including the potential benefits and drawbacks. The webinar considered whether technology and data sharing a viable and practical Indigenous communities to defend their land rights.
Evidence shows that very little land data is open to the public. This second Whose Land? webinar focused on the opportunities and constraints of civil society organizations (CSOs) and local communities in advocating for more open land data and in harnessing its power for improved land governance.
May 19th 2022 at 9:00AM-10:30AM EST (15:00 PM– 16:30 PM CEST)