Thursday, September 15, 2011

Celebrating International Democracy Day at Meta House 15 September 2011

Celebrating International Democracy Day at Meta House
15 September 2011 

Forum Syd is a Swedish NGO working with democracy and human rights issues in Cambodia since 1994. Forum Syd celebrates the International Democracy Day to support people’s struggles for democracy in Cambodia and all over the world. We stress the continuing need to promote democratization, development and respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. 

In cooperation with Meta House, Forum Syd presents two movies on democracy highlighting the importance of democracy as well as its challenges.

6 pm   Welcome speech by Åsa Thomasson, Regional Director of Forum Syd

6.15 pm   Speech by Mr. KOUL Panha, Executive Director of Comfrel

6.30 pm  Female Politics (15 min)
Young Cambodian journalist Chum Sophea follows two female commune leaders. Filmmaker Chum Sophea will be present for comments and questions after the film.

7.00 pm  New film, CSO Voices on the draft NGO Law
Newly produced video clips of interviews with Cambodians telling their side of how the draft Law on Associations and NGOs could come to affect them. Present is Mr Borithy Lun, Director of the Cooperation Committee for Cambodia (CCC),  to comment on the video clips, share information and answer questions about the work of CCC in regard to the draft law.

7.40 pm  Food and Drinks
  Mingling at Meta House’s rooftop 

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