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  • Conference on Land Policy in Africa- CLPA-2017

    lpi conference logo eng rev 2017Theme: The Africa We Want: Achieving socioeconomic transformation through inclusive and equitable access to land by the youth

    14 to 17 November  2017~ Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


     

    The second Conference on Land Policy in Africa will be hosted by the Land Policy Initiative (LPI) which is a joint initiative of the African Union Commission, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, and the African Development Bank.   The Conference is a policy and learning event whose goal is to deepen capacity for land policy in Africa through improved access to knowledge and information on land policy development and implementation.  This Conference follows an inaugural Conference held in November 2014 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia that was attended by close to 400 participants.  

    The  Conference of November 2017, dubbed CLPA-2017, will be held under the theme: “The Africa We Want: Achieving socioeconomic transformation through inclusive and equitable access to land by the youth.” This theme supports  the declaration of 2017 by the African Union as the Year of Youth under the theme “Harnessing Africa’s Demographic Dividend through Investment in youth”.  The format of the Conference will include plenary and parallel sessions, side events, exhibitions, and the use of social media to reach a broader audience, including youth. 

    Call for Abstracts Deadline: 14 August, 2017  (Link

    The deadline for conditional acceptance of selected abstracts and invitations for extended submissions is 26 August 2017 and for completed papers is 22 September 2017.Final selections and notification of authors and presenters will be made by the Scientific Committee no later than 12 October 2017. Download this Guidefor more information about abstracts submission. 

    Registration for the conference is now open to participants.

     

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    Website: https://www.uneca.org/clpa2017 

     

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