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bobkee
25-04-2006, 03:56 PM
Not sure if I should post this here (Chang .. it's your call) but I thought this would be important enough to warrant more eyeballs :


GOOD GOVERNANCE IS OUR BUSINESS
BRING BACK LOCAL COUNCIL ELECTIONS

Join us to ensure good governance and residents' participation at local councils so that we can enjoy positive benefits for all; and encourage more people to join the campaign to promote local governance and to have elected local councillors.

Date :
6 May 2006 (Saturday)

Time :
9.30 a.m. - 3.30 p.m.

Venue :
Section 4 Community Hall
Jalan 4/46, 46050 Petaling Jaya
(behind Old Town Wet Market)

Morning Sessions

Local Councils - Past, Present and Future
- Victor Oorjitham, Former Local Councillor
- Honey Tan, lawyer
Sharing of experiences from Residents Associations
- Ipoh City Watch
Kuantan and Citizens' Participation
- SUSDEN
Legal Implications

Chair :
- Edward Lee, Section 5 RA

Afternoon Sessions

Charter on Local Governance for Local Councils : What can we do?
- Suaram
Discussion and Conclusion

Chair :
- Yap Swee Seng, Suaram
- Maria Chin Abdullah, WDC

Organising Committee

Women's Development Collective (WDC), Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram), Residents' Association (RA) Section 5, RA Taman Megah and Mayang Jaya, Malaysia Youth and Students Democratic Movement (DEMA), and Women's Aid Organisation (WAO).

Admission is free. Please register with Women's Development Collective (WDC)
.
Tel : 03-77844977/6979
Fax : 03-77844978
E-mail : wdc(AT)streamyx(dot)com

bobkee
25-04-2006, 05:34 PM
Ok .. I just found a poster for this event at Malaysiakini (http://www.malaysiakini.com/pages/wdc/) :


http://www.malaysiakini.com/pages/wdc/top.gif
http://www.malaysiakini.com/pages/wdc/bottom.gif

Teeque
25-04-2006, 06:24 PM
Bob, I had posted this up a week ago, fyi.

bobkee
25-04-2006, 06:58 PM
Thanks mate. I had a nagging feeling it was already posted before this. The silence is quite unfortunate.