Land tenure advances in Madagascar – hope for Africa

The Fondation Chirac is partners with the Supreme Council of Notaries (CSN) on issues of land tenure security. Developing countries often encounter difficulties recognizing the right to own land for the most vulnerable segments of their population. This recognition however is a prerequisite to the economic progress of the societies concerned.

In the News – Tuesday, January 17, 2012

On Tuesday, January 17, 2012, the International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO) Human Rights Watch (HRW) released an alarming report on the forced relocation of thousands of Ethiopians from the Gambella region, to the West of the country.

In the News – Thursday, January 5, 2012

Environmental migrants, also known as “climate refugees” or “environmental refugees", are no longer merely pessimistic predictions; they have become a reality. In the first State of Environmental Migration (SEM) 2010 published in late December, we see that migration due to climate change has surpassed that linked to conflicts.

In the News – Thursday, December 22, 2011

Dr. Rajendra Kumar Pachauri is the Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Director of the Institute of Climate and Energy at Yale, and a member of the Fondation Chirac's Honorary Committee. It was as Director General of TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute) that he spoke recently at a conference press.