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How to Report  On SDG Land Targets in 2021:  Introductory Session for Civil Society Organizations
28 October 2020

Location

Online
United States
US
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
Global

All the UN member states have committed to achieve the Sustainable Development Targets by 2030. However, there is a clear gap between what is being committed and the delivery of the commitments. For example, in 2020 National Voluntary Reports only seven countries reported on specific land targets. No country reported on the all three key land targets.

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
Landesa - Rural Development Institute
International Land Coalition
How to Report  On SDG Land Targets in 2021:  Introductory Session for Government Partners
26 October 2020

Location

Online
United States
US
Global

All the UN member states have committed to achieve the Sustainable Development Targets by 2030. However, there is a clear gap between what is being committed and the delivery of the commitments. For example, in 2020 National Voluntary Reports only seven countries reported on specific land targets. No country reported on the all three key land targets.

Organizers: 
Land Portal Foundation
International Land Coalition
Landesa - Rural Development Institute
Informal settlements and access to data in the time of COVID: a case for sharing data for decision making
22 October 2020

Location

Online
United States
US
South Africa
Global

 

The spread of COVID-19 in South Africa and other countries in the region has again brought to the fore the fact that very dense, under-serviced, mostly informal, settlements are not healthy places to live. They are also places where the spread of a disease is difficult to prevent or manage. 

Organizers: 
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
Land Portal Foundation

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