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Dec 7 — Dec 8

Securing Land Rights in the Era of Land Grabbing: The Role of a Land Tenure Security Index

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PHRGE Logo Square 2017On December 7 - 8, 2017, the Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy (PHRGE) will host its 12th annual Human Rights Institute at Northeastern University School of Law, co-sponsored by the Global Resilience Institute. The PHRGE Institute convenes scholars, advocates and activists to explore a pressing human rights issue from a human rights perspective. This year’s Institute will focus on land rights and will pay special attention to proposals to develop a Land Tenure Security Index as a tool to help vulnerable rural populations secure their land tenure. PHRGE Visiting Scholar, Alfred Brownell, will host the 2017 institute. Mr. Brownell is a Liberian human rights lawyer who founded Green Advocates, Liberia, and has worked extensively on human rights and environmental law at national, regional and international levels.

Contact Elizabeth Ennen (e.ennen@northeastern.edu) or 617-373-8194 for more information.

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