Australian (ACFID) Shelter Reference Group’s Annual Shelter Forum 2014

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Land Tenure Insecurity: The Impact on the Global Housing Crisis

The Shelter Forum will discuss the importance of land tenure security in a time of housing crises in the developing world. The forum facilitates sharing lessons and experiences as well as hearing from experts.

Keynote Speaker: The Shelter Forum welcomes Professor Daniel Fitzpatrick from Australian National University as keynote speaker for the day. Professor Fitzpatrick will provide an overview on trends in land insecurity globally with a special focus on the Asia Pacific region.

Professor Fitzpatrick writes on property rights in a development context. In 2007 he won the Hart Article Prize from the UK Socio-Legal Association. He has extensive experience in the public policy of property rights and development. He was the UN’s land rights adviser in post-conflict East Timor (2000) and post-tsunami Aceh (2005-6). He is the primary author of the UN’s Land and Disasters: Guidance for Practitioners (2010). His work with AusAID includes co-authoring the 2008 Making Land Work report for its Pacific Land Program.

Date: Friday 11 April 2014
Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm (8.30 am registration)
Location: Y-Hotel, 5-11 Wentworth Ave, Sydney
Cost: Free

RSVP here by Friday 4 April. If you have already registered, please send this email around to your contacts!

For more information on the forum email the Habitat for Humanity International Programs team or call 1800 88 55 99.