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Uneven Ground: Land Inequality at the Heart of Unequal Societies

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ILC invites you to a virtual event on the
Research Findings from the Land Inequality Initiative

Simultaneous translation available in English, French and Spanish

WHAT: A virtual launch event to kick-off Land Inequality Week and the release of the Land Inequality Initiative’s new research report, Uneven Ground: Land Inequality at the Heart of Unequal Societies. Global inequality experts, government representatives, indigenous peoples and activists will come together to talk for the first time about new insights coming from the report, proving land inequality is rising and how it is inextricably linked with other inequalities, global crises and trends.

WHEN: 24 November 2020, 16h-17.30h CET

WHO:

Moderator: Lisa Witter, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, Apolitical

Speakers:

Ward Anseeuw, Senior Technical Specialist, ILC/CIRAD

Lucas Chancel, Co-Director, World Inequality Lab

Florence Malorbah Dorley, Executive Director of the Organization for Women Empowerment (OWE)

Joan Carling, co-convenor of the Indigenous Peoples Major Group for SDGs, Philippines

Ana María Mendez, Country Director, Oxfam Guatemala

Leonard Mizzi, Head of Unit/EC-DEVCO C1, EC

Dominik Ziller, Vice-President, International Fund for Agricultural Development

WHERE: Zoom (register here: https://bit.ly/landinequalitylaunch). In addition, the event will be broadcast across Twitter, Facebook Live, and YouTube.

WHY: Land inequality is a bigger problem than we thought, and is on the rise. The need to address it is urgent, and it is in all our interests to do so. This report sheds new light on the scale and speed of growing land inequality. It provides the most comprehensive picture available today, informed by 19 specially-commissioned research papers as well as analysis of existing data and literature. It lays out in detail the causes and consequences of land inequality, analyses potential solutions, and offers a potential pathway to change.

More information:
https://www.landcoalition.org/en/engage/opportunities-and-events/land-inequality-week/

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