Seminars and Conferences
Seminar on ‘Strengthening Participatory Democracy: Role of RTI’

Seminar on ‘Strengthening Participatory Democracy: Role of RTI’

A two-day seminar on Strengthening Participatory Democracy: Role of RTI was inaugurated by Aruna Roy & Nikhil Dey on October 15th 2011. The seminar was organised by The International Centre Goa & MICCI in association with FES-India. Programme | Media Gallery | Photo Gallery | Watch Video

hegde lokpal

Seminar on the Proposed Goa Lokayukta Bill

Justice (Retd.) N. Santosh Hegde, former Justice – Supreme Court; former Lokayukta of Karnataka and Hon. member of Jan Lokpal Bill Drafting Committee addressed the seminar on “Proposed Goa Lokayukta Bill” on September 25th 2011. This is part of the Series of Programmes on Good Governance initiated by The International Centre Goa since April this year. Goa Law Commission’s Report on Lokayukta
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role of youth

Seminar on ‘Role of Youth in Political Decision Making’

Seminar on ‘Role of Youth in Political Decision Making’ was held on September 18th 2011. The seminar was organised by The International Centre Goa in association with FES-India & MICCI.

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Seminar on Empowerment of Differently Abled Persons

Seminar on ‘Empowerment of Differently Abled Persons: Policy Review’

The International Centre Goa (ICG) and Directorate of Social Welfare, Govt. of Goa in association with Disability Rights Association of Goa (DRAG) organised a one-day seminar on “Empowerment of Differently Abled Persons: A Policy Review” on August 18th 2011. Goa State Policy and Plan of Action for Differently Abled Persons | The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2011 | Photo Gallery

seminar on human development

Seminar on ‘Human Development Issues: Goa at the Crossroads?’

Seminar on ‘Human Development Issues: Goa at the Crossroads?’ was held from June 11-12, 2011. The seminar was inaugrated by Mr. Pratapsingh Rane, Hon. Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly & President – The International Centre Goa. The seminar organized by The International Centre Goa in association with Media Information and Communication Centre of India and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung – India.

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Consumer Rights and the Common Man

Seminar on Consumer Rights and the Common Man

Seminar on “Consumer Rights and the Common Man: Redressal of Consumer Grievances by Government Agencies” was organised on 15 March 2011 by The International Centre Goa in association with GOACAN. The seminar discussed the grievance redressal mechanism of various government service providers within the Central public sector and state government so as to ensure wide usage and effective implementation. Programme | Photo Gallery  | Media Coverage - Gomantak 16 March 2011 , Times of India 16 March 2011

"Celebrating Women: Empowering Society"

Seminar on “Celebrating Women: Empowering Society”

One day seminar on “Celebrating Women: Empowering Society” on occasion of the International Women’s Day was held on 8 March 2011. The seminar was orgainised by International Centre Goa in association with the American Centre, Mumbai. Michael Pelletier, counseller, Public Affairs and Public Diplomacy, American Embassy, New Delhi delivered the keynote address. Programme | Media Coverage - Gomantak Times 7 March 2011 , Navhind Times 8 March 2011 , Herald 8 March 2011 , Hindu 8 March 2011 | Photo Gallery

falling sex ratio and girl child

Seminar on ‘Falling Sex Ratio and the Girl Child’

Seminar on ‘Falling Sex Ratio and the Girl Child’ was organised by The International Centre Goa on 2 February 2011. The seminar was inaugurated by Samira Kazi, Chairperson, Goa State Commision for Protection of Child Rights. Programme | Photo Gallery | Media Coverage -Gomantak Times – 1 February 2011 | Herald – 3 February 2011 | Gomantak – 3 February 2011 | Lokmat3 February 2011 -  Part I , Part II

South Asia Media Summit - 2010

Annual South Asia Media Summit – 2010

Annual South Asia Media Summit – “Women in Media in South Asia: Partners in Development” was inaugurated by His Excellency Dr. S S Sidhu, the Governor of Goa. The summit was organised by by The International Centre Goa in association with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) – India, Public Diplomacy Division, Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India in association with Media Information and Communication Centre of India (MICCI) and Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi from 22nd – 25th November 2010. Programme | Photo Gallery | Press Report -  Gomantak Times |Navhind Times | The Hindu | Gomantak

Strengthening Democracy

Seminar on Strengthening Democracy: Role of Judiciary

Former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court and Madras High Court, Justice Ajit Prakash Shah  inaugurated the seminar on ‘Strengthening Democracy: Role of Judiciary’ held on Saturday,13-14 November 2010. Justice Shah delivered the Keynote Address on Accountability v/s Independence of Judiciary. The two-day seminar was organised by The International Centre Goa, Media Information and Communication Centre of India & Friedrich Ebert Foundation – India in association with the Goa High Court Bar Association.
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One-day seminar on Success & Happiness

One-day seminar on “Success & Happiness: by Dr. Hiru Bijlani was held on 20 October 2010. Dr. Hiru Bijlani holds a Doctorate in Business Administration. He has over 30 years Management and    consulting experience in diverse organizations worldwide. He is the author of numerous articles and five books published in English and other international languages.

RTI

Seminar on Right to Information: Strengthening Participatory Democracy

Seminar on ‘Right to Information: Strengthening Participatory Democracy’ was held on 12th & 13th October 2010 at ICG. Magsaysay Awardee Arvind Kejriwal  delivered the keynote address .  The seminar was inaugurated by Shri. Ramakant Khalap, Chairman – Law Commission of Goa and former Law Minister of India was organized by ICG, Media Information and Communication Centre of India and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung – India in association with Goa People’s Forum, People’s Movement for Civic Action, Goa Union of Journalists, ‘Rudreshvar’, Friendship Center, Goa Federation of Women Lawyers, V M Salgaocar College of Law, Dept. of Political Science (Goa University), All India Women’s Conference (Goa), Youth Hostels Association of India, Jaycees of Goa, and Rotary Family of Goa. Programme | Photo Gallery | Press Report - Times of IndiaNavhind Times | Hindu | Gomantak

CRZ

One-day seminar on ‘CRZ – 2010 Draft: Responses & Challenges’

A one-day seminar on ‘CRZ – 2010 Draft: Responses & Challenges’ was organised in association with the National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) and Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) on September 8th 2010.  Programme | Press Report - DigitalGoa  |  Herald | Papers presented by Mr. Matanhy Saldanha and Mr. K_V_Thomas.pdf

media and terorism

International Seminar on ‘Media & Terrorism in South Asia’

An International Seminar on ‘Media and Terrorism in South Asia’ from June 4 – 6, 2010.  Participants of the seminar were senior media persons and experts in the field of terrorism from India and other South Asian countries. This seminar was held in association with Foundation for Media Professionals (FMP) and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES-India). Programme | Photo Gallery| Press Report – Herald Report I , Report II |Navhind Times | Goa Times | Gomantak | Tarun Bharat