Kadaster has always contributed substantially to the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM). This cooperation is now further intensified with a virtual secondment.
Part of the universal declaration is the right to property, therefore it also affects our field of land registration. Why is this right so importantant? And how does it affect our land registration profession?
A significant milestone has been achieved for land administration, land administration professionals and the many people experiencing land tenure insecurity. The Framework for Effective Land Administration has been adopted by the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management.
An important agreement will be signed today 28th of April in Colombia: a Memorandum of Understanding between the Colombian rural cadaster (IGAC: Instituto Geográfico Agustín Codazzi), the Dutch embassy in Bogotá and Netherlands’ Kadaster. The signing will contribute to the development of a rapid, transparent and multipurpose cadaster in Colombia.
Kadaster (International) released its newest report on March 30th, a guide titled ‘Fit-For-Purpose Land Administration for All’ written by Dr. Eva-Maria Unger and Dr. Rohan Bennett. This report shows the importance of fostering strategic partnerships amongst all land sector stakeholders - government, private sector, NGOs, and academia - when undertaking FFPLA.
Sunday 8 March is International Women’s Day. Eva-Maria Unger is geodetic engineer and works for Kadaster International on women’s land rights. “I see it as an opportunity and privilege to be a woman’s voice to the land administration domain and hence in the recognition and documentation of land rights for women.”
Since 2017, Kadaster has been supporting its colleagues in the Western Balkan region. The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs approved the proposal to continue with the SPATIAL project in the Balkan region in the coming 3 years.