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LANDac 10-Year Anniversary

LANDac 10-year

Land Governance & Climate Change

Preparing for the near future

23 April 2020
13:00 – 18:00

Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague

Registration now open! For more information, see below.

On 23 April 2020 LANDac will celebrate its 10-year anniversary! During this day, the land governance community will gather for an interactive afternoon on the future of land governance in the context of climate change, with inspirational key notes and a visioning exercise:

In the context of a changing climate, how can we ensure land governance is future-proof, sustainable and inclusive?

Save the date and join us for an inspiring afternoon and to raise the glass for the decade to come!



13:00 – 13:30

13:30 – 13:45

13:45 – 14:45

14:45 – 15:00

15:00 – 16:00

16:00 – 16:45

16:45 – 17:00


Opening by LANDac chairs dr Guus van Westen (Utrecht University) and dr Gemma van der Haar (Wageningen University and Research).

Key notes by prof dr Jun Borras (International Institute of Social Studies) & Malovika Pawar (Indian Administrative Service & Utrecht University)

Reflection by prof dr Annelies Zoomers (LANDac, Utrecht University)

Interactive visioning exercise

Plenary reflections



17:00 – 17:15

17:15 – 18:00

Welcome by LANDac chairs dr Guus van Westen (Utrecht University) and dr Gemma van der Haar (Wageningen University and Research) & Kitty van der Heijden (Director General International Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs)


We are looking forward to welcome you!

Annelies Zoomers (Utrecht University), Barbara Codispoti (Oxfam Novib), Chantal Wieckardt (LANDac), Frits van der Wal (Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and Joanny Bélair (Utrecht University)


Registration for the seminar, incl. key notes and visioning exercise happens through this form. Please register separately for the celebration here. Deadline: 10 April 2020. Please note that there are only limited places available for the seminar, so make sure to register in time. Do not forget to bring a valid ID to enter the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.