NLQ-3: Civil society perspectives on urban land


Partnership with the Civil Society Organisations (CSO) Working Group on Land Reform (WGLR), with support from the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES).
Tuesday, September 4th, 2018; 9h00-12h30

This third event of ‘The New Land Question’ programme focused on the urban land question from the civil society perspective.

The meeting had inputs from Uhuru Dempers, from CSO-WGLR; John Nakuta, from the University of Namibia (UNAM); Phillip Lühl, from the Department of Architecture and Spatial Planning at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST); and Dr Anna Muller, National Coordinator of the Namibia Housing Action Group (NHAG), which support the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN).

The meeting was attended by housing activists, women rights advocates, students, youth organisations, churches, urban development NGOs, human rights organisations, domestic workers’ unions, HIV/AIDS support organisations, and shack dweller representatives.

The programme of the event can be found here.

You can see the documentation of the session in 18 September 2018 edition of The Namibian newspaper here.

You can see the presentation by John Nakuta here.

You can see the presentation by Phillip Lühl here.

You can see the presentation by Dr Anna Muller on behalf of NHAG and the Namibia Association of Local Authorities' Officials (NALAO) here.

See photos of the event here.


Read more about The New Land Question programme here.