Annual Public Forum 2017

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The Citizens Constitutional Forum (CCF), in conjunction with Fiji Women’s Rights Movement (FWRM) and the University of the South Pacific’s (USP) School of Economics will be organizing the Annual Public Forum (APF) Panel Discussion on Good Governance at the USP Laucala Campus, Suva this Thursday 16 November, 2017.

The APF will congregate panelists who will deliberate on the theme Good Governance in Fiji: What and for Whom? and its relevant discourse. The panelists include the Director of Public Prosecutions Mr. Christopher Pryde, USP academic Dr. Neelesh Gounder, National Council of Women General Secretary Fay Volatabu and the Roko Tui Bau Ratu Timoci Taniela .

Gender equality advocate Ms. Tara Chetty will moderate the session and subsequently the Question and Answer session from the audience.

The primary objective of the Annual Public Forum is to educate and empower people on Good Governance issues in Fiji in order to encourage active citizenry and provide the space for robust discussions on issues of national significance said Mr. Bulutani Mataitawakilai, the Chief Executive Officer of CCF.

Mr. Mataitawakilai highlighted that the Annual Public Forum is a major event of CCF and is a continuation of the APF series from last year. He thanked donors such as the European Union for their vital support in enabling important public forums of this nature to take shape.

The United Nations Resident Coordinator Ms. Osnat Lubrani will deliver the closing remarks.

The APF Panel Discussion will be held from 6-8pm at the Japan ICT Centre this Thursday.


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