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Follow-up and Implementation: Mandates
 

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JUSTICE AND RULE OF LAW: Property Rights
MANDATES

  1. To stimulate the design or strengthening of mechanisms or initiatives for access to credit by, among other measures, the fostering of the property registry and cadastre, in which legal certainty is expressed, among other means, through the verification of the title and the use of it, ensuring that the property rights benefit all people without discrimination. (Plan of Action Mar del Plata, 2005).

  1. Therefore, we commit, where necessary and appropriate, to: strengthen property rights and expand the use of property as collateral, ensuring enforceable, efficient, transparent, comprehensive, and equitable rules governing property contracts; and improve or promote the related measures governing the transfer of property, property registries, the use of property as collateral, and the rights and responsibilities of debtors and creditors (Declaration of Nuevo León, 2004).

  • Initiative 22 Clarify, in accordance with the legal system of each country and as necessary, land tenure and property rights, including with respect to indigenous and other local community areas, and identify additional steps that may be needed to improve sustainable forest management under the various forms of land tenure, taking into account the interest of all stakeholders. (Plan of Action Santa Cruz de la Sierra, 1996).

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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