GIM Summit 2016: Social Justice Workshop

During the GIM International Summit, participants approached location and time-related issues to explore the needs and demands, both within the geospatial sector and beyond. Other workshops:

Social Justice: Outcomes

Delivery of social justice requires local actors to be equipped with location information about disputes, justice points and services. A geospatial framework should be offered specifically for land disputes.

Social justice has a spatial component: it should be used to provide access, inform and protect and to make social justice evidence based.

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