International Union of Notaries Conference on Land Tenure
Security in Asia
12-13 December 2014, Ho-Chi-Minh City, Vietnam
The International Union of Notaries (UiNL) is an international
non-governmental organization promoting, coordinating and developing the
role and functions of notaries throughout the world. Established in 1948,
the organization now has member notary associations from 86 countries. UiNL
aim to be a global network with a common ambition to work at the service of
a more just, humane and harmonious society.
|The International Conference on Land Tenure Security in Asia is
the third edition in this series. The first was in Burkina Faso, the
second in Mexico and this two-day conference at the Sofitel Plaza
Hotel in Ho Chih Minh City had as its theme “land tenure security at
the service of sustainable development”.
This conference gathered participants from 24 countries and after
the Opening Session, invited speakers addressed the Conference on a
range of land tenure issues in Asia including land tenure challenges
and opportunities in Asia and the Pacific (GLTN); social issues
(AIPP/ILC), cultural issues (University of Waseda), localized
sustainable development programs (UNDP) and land pricing issues
The thematic sessions of the Conference revolves around land
tenure settings in Asia, land titling and proposed solutions.
President CheeHai Teo represented FIG at this Conference and in his
presentation, said “confronting and addressing land challenges is
very necessary if we are concerned about and want to achieve
sustainable development” and called for innovative and inclusive
solutions recognizing the voluntary guidelines on the responsible
governance of tenure, embracing the continuum of land rights and
fit-for-purpose land administration.
Mr. Daniel-Sédar SENGHOR, President of the International Union of
Dignitaries at the Opening Session (L-R) Prof.
Association Capitant UiNL; Mr. Daniel-Sédar SENGHOR,
President UiNL; Mr. Nguyen Quang THANG, Vice-President,
Notary Association of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Mr. Jean-Paul
DECORPS, Honorary President UiNL and Mr. Ha Hung CUONG,
Ministry of Justice of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Presenters at the Session on Land Tenure Stakes in Asia (L-R) Ms
Jacqueline K. Carino, Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact/International
Land Coalition; President Senghor, UiNL President; Prof. Akio Yamanome, University of Waseda, Japan; Ms
Nguyen Thi Thu
Huyen, UNDP Vietnam; Dr. Lan Huong, FAO Vietnam and Mr.
Danilo Antonio, GLTN-UN-Habitat, Kenya
Ho Chih Minh City
13 December 2014
19 December 2014