Organisers: The Tenure Facility, Land Portal Foundation, Ford Foundation and the Thomson Reuters Foundation
When: July 7th 2022 at 9:00AM-10:30AM EST (15:00 PM– 16:30 PM CET)
Language of the event: Simultaneous interpretation in English, Spanish, French and Portuguese.
Where: online – Register Here
As people across the globe turn to information and communication technologies (ICT’s) in their everyday lives, Indigenous Peoples and local communities are also utilizing innovative solutions. Communities are increasingly integrating their traditional knowledge, skills and values with digital and satellite tools that support them in their efforts to secure their ancestral territories and in navigating the challenges presented by climate change;
This webinar will ask important and thought-provoking questions such as where does technology meet land rights? And once it does, what are the potential benefits and drawbacks? While we can all agree that tech can be used for good, what are the outliers and risks? More specifically, is technology and data sharing a viable, practical and sensitive way for Indigenous communities to fight for their land rights?