The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Working Party on Land Administration (WPLA) seeks to promote and improve land administration and land management in the UNECE region. The Working Party aims at supporting security of tenure, improving and creating more effective land registries and promoting sustainable land use policies.
In particular, the Working Party:
- Identifies methods to strengthen and modernize land administration systems
- Contributes to the formulation, implementation and monitoring of land policy and the promotion of sustainable land management programmes and projects
- Improves the acquisition, registration, storage, maintenance and dissemination of information on real property rights as well as the geometric and physical characteristics of land
- Brings together an effective network of land administration officials
The Working Party on Land Administration operates under the auspices of the UNECE Committee on Housing and Land Management. Its members are the national land administration authorities and related authorities from UNECE member states.