Making democracy work in Goa: Promoting partnerships between NGOs and local government
Posting Date: 24 Oct 03
Author(s): Kirsty Pazek
Patricia Pinto is a civic and environmental activist, founding member of the People’s Movement for Civic Action (PMCA) and the Goa Environment Federation. She is an elected councillor (one of seven women and eleven men) on the municipal council of Panjim, in the southwestern state of Goa. Ms. Pinto visited Canada in September – October 2002 under South Asia Partnership Canada’s India Linkage Program. This Program, started in September 2001, promotes greater interaction and cooperation between civil society organizations in Canada and India involved in local governance, human rights and gender equality in order to further dialogue, research, knowledge and coalition building and action towards advocacy and policy change. Download the report to learn more.
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