FIG Peer Review Journal


Property, Human Rights and Land Surveyors (7539)

Paul Van Der Molen (Netherlands)
Prof. Paul van der Molen
Emeritus Chair Cadastre and Land Administration
University Twente
Faculty Geoinformation Science and
Earth Observation (ITC)
Hengelos straat 99
7514 AE
Corresponding author Prof. Paul van der Molen (email: p,vandermolen-2[at], tel.: 31534874351)

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Published on the web 2015-03-31
Received 2014-10-20 / Accepted 2015-02-07
This paper is one of selection of papers published for the FIG Working Week 2015 in Sofia, Bulgaria and has undergone the FIG Peer Review Process.

FIG Working Week 2015
ISBN 978-87-92853-35-6 ISSN 2307-4086


Land surveyors in their capacity as land professional pursue their profession within the context of human rights law and are thus challenged to entrench human rights and human right approaches in their daily professional duties. The aim of this paper is to review the issue of property within international and regional human rights law and to deduct interfaces with the land surveyor’s profession.
Keywords: Cadastre; human rights; property; land surveyors