Vincentian student at the University of the West Indies St. Augustine Campus, Jamal Browne, will participate in this year’s World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty in Washington DC next week
The Conference is scheduled to be convened March 24 – 27 at the bank’s headquarters in Washington DC.
Mr. Browne is scheduled to deliver two presentations at this year’s conference, the first of which would be based on the theme ‘Investigating Variations in Social Tenure Form as a Basis for Hazard Vulnerability Indexing’.
He has also been invited to be one of four international speakers at the conference’s youth strategy session on the theme ‘Positioning Youth in the Post-2015 Land and Development Agenda’.
He is expected to present on the topic ‘Ensuring the Collection of Youth Responsive, Disaggregated Data on Land’.
The conference aims to foster dialogue and the sharing of best practices on the diversity of reforms, approaches and experiences that are being implemented in the land sector around the world.
Browne’s participation in this year’s conference is being made possible through the support of The School of Graduate Studies & Research of the UWI St. Augustine, The International Federation of Surveyors Foundation, and The Aubrey Barker Fund.