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Ashoka's Changemakers announce semifinalists for its competition “Property Rights: Identity, Dignity & Opportunity for All”

Greetings from Ashoka’s Changemakers!

Land is one of the greatest assets of the world’s poor. Securing rights to this asset provides people with life-altering benefits—economic opportunity, enhanced identity, and personal dignity. Yet more than a billion people around the world live without these rights, unable to prove who they are and what they own.

Sixth MARE People and the Sea conference

We would like to inform you that the sixth MARE People and the Sea conference will take place on July 6-8, 2011 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

The central theme of this biennial conference is

'bridging science and policy for sustainable coasts and seas'.

We do hope to meet you - again? - at what we expect will be a vibrant event, with discussions on a wide range of important social science topics.

The conference themes will be:

  1. Maritime life worlds and culture
  2. Negotiating policies for marine resource use
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