__._,_.___----- Original Message -----Sent: Tuesday, March 11, 2008 6:36 AMSubject: CONFERENCE INVITATION.Hello Delegate,
This is a Call for Participation in an INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF NGOs(Non-Governmental Organizations) holding in London, United Kingdom, on 10th April to 20th April 2008,where as many as 200 participants from across the world including Health Practitioners,
Professionals in relevant fields, Lawyers, Psychologists, Women and Youth Development Groups, Government Officials, Donor Agencies and participating NGOs will meet to discuss issues pertaining to the Welfare of NGOs...and also to meet others like yourself; to learn, teach, inspire and being inspired.
This event will be exploring the potential of a practical approach
that will unleash and nurture the human capacity to create,
collaborate and change positively, the world at large.
What are the
objectives of this meeting? The meeting will provide a
medium where participating individuals and NGOs will convene to
address and discuss ways of improving key Humanitarian issues and
topics with much emphasis on Human Rights, Gender Equality, Peace and Security,Social and Economic Development, Youth and Children, Health Education, Ethics and Value and Environmental Protection. Participating NGOs will have direct access to grants by International Donor Agencies.
· Encouraging countries with a longer experience in implementing
The opening Lecture will be held by Dr.(Mrs.) Artemisia Franco who is
the President of the Center for Human Rights Research and Development, Maputo - Mozambique. The program will include:
* Thought-provoking plenary
* In-depth breakout and dinner sessions for
* Capacity and skills-building sessions; and
* Debates to stimulate discussion.
In addition to the main program, the meeting will also host book
launches, artistic and cultural activities, exhibitions, plenty of
space and opportunity for informal networking and alliance building.
All plenary and selected breakout sessions will have interpretation into English,Spanish and French.
Who can participate? What happens if more than 200 participants apply?
Anyone who is a member of an NGO, Professionals in related fields,
Students Unions, Lecturers of Universities and Community based
organizations, the Clergy as well as women and youth development
groups can apply to participate.
If more than 200 people apply (as we anticipate), a global selection
committee will select a representative 200 from among the applicants.
This committee will ensure that the participants at the meeting are
truly international and represent a diverse range of interests,
issues, and regions. The events will take place at Abba Queens Gate Hotel London.
I can't afford the cost - Can you help? Richard Dolls Foundation has
set up an Access Fund to support the travel costs for all qualified
participants. How do I apply, and when is the deadline? All Interested
organizations should send an email to the Local Organizing Committee.
Participants MUST be a group of 1-3 persons to qualify for
Rev.(Dr.) George Solomon
Local Organizing Committee
Richard Dolls Foundation