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GLTN and ILC collaboration


Partnering towards access to land and secure land rights for inclusive development

GLTN and the International Land Commission (ILC) formalised their continuing collaboration on land governance and tenure security issues. The signing of the memorandum of understanding was witnessed at the 7th GLTN Partners Meeting 2018, and made official by ILC’s Global Network Coordinator Annalisa Mauro and GLTN Leader Oumar Sylla.

With a combined membership of more than 270 organisations, both the GLTN and ILC will continue to leverage on each other’s strengths towards furthering their shared vision for transformative land governance and tenure security for all.

It is envisioned that this collaboration will significantly increase impact and sustainable application of appropriate land tools towards implementing transformative land policies and land reform at country, regional and global levels. Both ILC and GLTN are membership-based networks that bring together actors across the land sectors, with analogous theories of change that put the land rights of women, youth and indigenous peoples at the centre. are central to both strategies, and both also increasingly give a focus to youth.

ILC is a global alliance of civil society and intergovernmental organisations working together to put people at the centre of land governance. ILC connects actors in spaces of dialogue, mobilises accessible and usable knowledge, and influences key decision makers to engage with civil society as legitimate interlocutors in achieving land governance for and with people.