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UN-Habitat calls for more participation in slum upgrading plans  
Nairobi, Kenya, 29 Aug 13
UN-Habitat has held the first consultative workshop on new opportunities for slum upgrading with better governance through a Participatory and Inclusive Land Readjustment (PILaR) tool.
A new urban training programme in Myanmar  
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. 
Land Actors to Meet to Strengthen Partnerships  
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.
EGM Kicks Off Transparency in Land Administration Training in Asia  
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.
Bridging the urban gender divide  
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.
Independent Review Commends GLTN Achievements  
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.
FIG Congress Launches the Social Tenure Domain Model  
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.
Launch of community-led initiatives for up-scaling land tools  
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.
55,000 to be granted security of tenure in Pernambuco thanks to UN-HABITAT’s Global Land Tool Network  
Nairobi, 9 Apr 10
The Brazilian Government recently announced that it would not evict around 55,000 from their homes in Santo Amaro.
Régistre Foncier Urbain (RFU) workshop in Cotonou  
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.
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