Schedule

24 January 2014
Pre Summit Events
10am to 4pm Film Festival
11am to 4pm Karnataka consultation
-2pm to 4pm Consultation on Forest Rights

1630 Inaugural
Active citizenship and civil society in a secular democratic republic
Civil society and peoples’ movement leaders
1900 Close

25 January 2014: Finding common cause
Key challenges facing civil society today and our response (Institutional response)

0900 Movie
0930 The rationale and the challenges of inclusion (lessons from previous attempts)
1100 State-wise discussion (Key objectives, membership criteria and fees, organisational structure and sustainability)
1230 Lunch
1330 Thematic keynotes (10 minutes each)
1530 The national body (key objectives, membership criteria and fees, organisational structure and sustainability)
1800 Close

26 January 2014: Celebrating solidarity and engagement
0900 Movie
0930 Engaging with government: SCSP and TSP
1030 Engaging with Industry: CSR and CSOs: Expectations and pitfalls
1230 Lunch
1330 Pledge
1345 The citizen and the state (Films and discussion)
1700 Close

Thematic keynotes
Those working on these themes will detail what they expect from the national platform
Adivasi rights
Bonded labour, modern slavery
Child labour
FRA, PESA and its implementation
Land and forest rights
Public health and sanitation
Rural livelihoods
Sexual minorities
Sex work
Social exclusion
Water

Film Festival: Curated by Amudhan R.P.
10am to 4pm on Friday.
Within the programme on Saturday.
Close of programme (2-5pm) on Sunday.
Filmmakers Sushma Veerappa, Sunandha Bhat, Padmalata Ravi and Amudhan R.P. will take part in the post screening discussions.
amudhan.rp@gmail.com
86952 79353
The full programme can be accessed here