Conference discusses development progress in the Arab region through good land governance and increased land tenure security Read More... Call for Participants: Intensive Training on Monitoring Land Governance and Land Tenure Security in the Arab Region Read More... Expert Group Meeting on land tenure security and socio-economic development especially for women in the Arab region Read More... Learning event: Expert Group Meetings on land, natural resources and climate change in the Arab region Read More... UN-Habitat signs an agreement of cooperation with centre for research and studies CRTEAN Read More... Working glossary of land related terms in English, French and Arabic Working glossary of land related terms in English, French and Arabic Read More... Announcement: Egypt to host the Second Arab Land Conference in February 2021 Read More... Photo: UN-Habitat Sudan Darfur Land Administration Assessment Report Read More... An aerial view of flooding in two towns near Jowhar, Somalia, on November 12. Heavy rains in Somalia, coupled with recent disputes between clans, has resulted in over four thousand IDPs seeking shelter at an AMISOM military base near the town of Jowhar, with more arriving daily. AU UN IST Photo / Tobin Jones Training materials on how to develop an inclusive land policy for the Somali region Read More... Guidance Note of the Secretary General on “The United Nations and Land and Conflict” (English, Arabic and Spanish Versions) Read More...


The Urban Training Institute (UTI)

The Urban Training Institute (UTI) is a quasi-private organisation affiliated to the Housing and Building National Research Centre- (HBRC), an Egyptian national government research institution. UTI seeks to strengthen institutional and human resources capacities that can nurture the improvement of the living and environmental conditions of cities in Egypt and the Middle East. UTI is […]

The Arab Group for the Protection of Nature (APN)

The Arab Group for the Protection of Nature (APN) is an independent non-profit organization that seeks to enhance the Arab region’s sovereignty over food and natural resources, particularly in areas impacted by war, conflict and occupation. APN was established in April 2003 by a group of motivated people who aim to protect the Arab environment alongside […]


ISTIDAMA is an independent policy making Center for Land and Environmental Governance. It delivers specific assignments, according to needs, on topics related to land and environmental governance in Sudan. ISTIDAMA’s vision is to be the pole of knowledge and expertise in the field of land and environmental governance in the region. The Center’s mission is […]

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