The exogenous law: remarks on the issue of collective ancestral lands in Argentina and Chile

03 Nov 2016

Lazzerini, Ilaria (Ph.D. in Law and Society - "Renato Treves")

International regulations have increasingly assumed jurisdiction in matters that were, until recently, exclusively delegated to State legislators. Land administration is exemplary.

In the light of the inexorable scarcity of natural resources of the territory, the growing phenomenon of land-grabbing, the rediscovery of the importance of the commons and, consequently, their sustainable management, through the analysis of two case studies, Argentina and Chile, I have tried to highlight the key role played by the ILO (International Labour Organization) Convention No. 169 in the redefinition of local land assets.