Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia (REU)

State Land Management in Transitional Countries: Issues and Ways Forward

International Seminar
20-21 September, Budapest, Hungary

The seminar will focus on the following issues:

  • The challenges faced by transitional countries in the management of state and public sector land
  • How the “Voluntary Guidelines on the Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the context of National Food Security” produced by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations can help a country develop its policies for the management of state land
  • The development of state land policies and their implementation
  • Developing the capacity for efficient state land management
  • The role of land registration and cadastre
  • Privatisation, restitution and land sales
  • The role of public private partnerships
  • Compulsory acquisition powers and how they can be used fairly
  • The role of land banks and funds

 Meeting documents are published on the Official portal of the Hungarian Land Administration.