International Union of Notaries Conference on Land Tenure Security in Asia, 12-13 December 2014, Ho-Chi-Minh City, Vietnam

The International Union of Notaries (UiNL) is an international non-governmental organization promoting, coordinating and developing the role and functions of notaries throughout the world. UiNL aims to be a global network with a common ambition to work at the service of a more just, humane and harmonious society. The conference focised on land tenure security at the service of sustainable development. As his last duty in office, President CheeHai Teo represented FIG at the conference.

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International Union of Notaries Conference on Land Tenure Security in Asia

12-13 December 2014, Ho-Chi-Minh City, Vietnam


The International Union of Notaries (UiNL) is an international non-governmental organization promoting, coordinating and developing the role and functions of notaries throughout the world. Established in 1948, the organization now has member notary associations from 86 countries. UiNL aim to be a global network with a common ambition to work at the service of a more just, humane and harmonious society.

The International Conference on Land Tenure Security in Asia is the third edition in this series. The first was in Burkina Faso, the second in Mexico and this two-day conference at the Sofitel Plaza Hotel in Ho Chih Minh City had as its theme “land tenure security at the service of sustainable development”.

This conference gathered participants from 24 countries and after the Opening Session, invited speakers addressed the Conference on a range of land tenure issues in Asia including land tenure challenges and opportunities in Asia and the Pacific (GLTN); social issues (AIPP/ILC), cultural issues (University of Waseda), localized sustainable development programs (UNDP) and land pricing issues (FAO).

The thematic sessions of the Conference revolves around land tenure settings in Asia, land titling and proposed solutions. President CheeHai Teo represented FIG at this Conference and in his presentation, said “confronting and addressing land challenges is very necessary if we are concerned about and want to achieve sustainable development” and called for innovative and inclusive solutions recognizing the voluntary guidelines on the responsible governance of tenure, embracing the continuum of land rights and fit-for-purpose land administration.


Mr. Daniel-Sédar SENGHOR, President of the International Union of Notaries


Dignitaries at the Opening Session (L-R) Prof. Michel GRIMALDI, Association Capitant UiNL; Mr. Daniel-Sédar SENGHOR, President UiNL; Mr. Nguyen Quang THANG, Vice-President, Notary Association of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Mr. Jean-Paul DECORPS, Honorary President UiNL and Mr. Ha Hung CUONG, Ministry of Justice of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam


Presenters at the Session on Land Tenure Stakes in Asia (L-R) Ms Jacqueline K. Carino, Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact/International Land Coalition; President Senghor, UiNL President; Prof. Akio Yamanome, University of Waseda, Japan; Ms Nguyen Thi Thu Huyen, UNDP Vietnam; Dr. Lan Huong, FAO Vietnam and Mr. Danilo Antonio, GLTN-UN-Habitat, Kenya

TEO CheeHai
Ho Chih Minh City
13 December 2014

19 December 2014


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