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Location: MC 6-860
Date: Tuesday, 21/Mar/2017
1:30pm - 5:00pmMethodologies for monitoring impact of sustainable land management programs

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MC 6-860 
Date: Friday, 24/Mar/2017
9:00am - 10:30am13-12: MasterClass: High Council of Notaries
Session Chair: Lionel Galliez, International Union of Notaries (UINL), France
MC 6-860 
ID: 1179 / 13-12: 1
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Securing land rights for equity, sustainability and resilience

What Role for Notaries in Strengthening Land Tenure Security

Willy Giacchino

Conseil supérieur du notariat, France

11:00am - 12:30pm14-12: Land Contracts: Tools & Strategies for Greater Transparency

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MC 6-860 
ID: 997 / 14-12: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

Land Contracts: Tools and Strategies for Greater Transparency and More Responsible Investments

Jesse Coleman1, Kaitlin Cordes1, Sam Szoke-Burke1, Carin Smaller2, Mohamed Coulibaly2, Francine Picard2, William Speller2

1Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, United States of America; 2International Institute for Sustainable Development, Canada

Jesse Coleman is a Legal Researcher at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, where she focuses on sustainable investment in land and agriculture, international investment law and policy, and the nexus between human rights and investment. Jesse earned an LL.B. (Law) and B.A in Political Science from Trinity College Dublin, and an LL.M. (International Law) from the University of Cambridge.

Mohamed Coulibaly works for the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) as Law and Agriculture Advisor. His works focus on legal and policy counseling of governments in developing countries who solicit the assistance of IISD on a range of issues relating to investment in Agriculture.
1:30pm - 3:00pm15-11: MasterClass: Follow the Money to Justice

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MC 6-860 
ID: 985 / 15-11: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

Follow the Money to Justice

Natalie Bugalski

Inclusive Development International, United States of America

Dr. Natalie Bugalski is co-founder and Legal Director of Inclusive Development International, a human rights organization working to make the international economic system more justice and inclusive. Natalie is a human rights lawyer with expertise on housing rights, land tenure and resettlement policy. She has served as Legal Officer at the Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions in Asia and worked as an expert consultant for the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, the former U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing and Amnesty International, among other organizations. Natalie holds a Bachelor of Laws with first class honors and a PhD in law, both from Monash University, Australia.