UNDP Reports on Land, Environmental Justice & Legal Empowerment

The UN Development Programme has published and supported three studies that elaborate on the linkages between justice, legal empowerment and sustainable development.

Environmental Justice – Comparative Experiences in Legal Empowerment outlines the key challenges and innovations arising around the world as communities pursue an agenda of justice based on the inclusive and sustainable use of natural resources and the environment. Download the complete report here.

Legal Empowerment Strategies at Work: Lessons in Inclusion from Country Experiences examines ten case studies of how development interventions can support access to land rights for marginalized groups, particularly women, and enable poor informal sector workers to better access legal protection and economic empowerment. Download the complete report here.

Engendering Access to Justice –Grassroots Women’s Approaches to Securing Land rights presents grassroots women’s approaches to access justice with focus on land and property rights in Africa. Download the complete report here.


June 23, 2014 | Namati