CIVICUS World Assembly & AGNA General Annual Meeting, 20-23 August 2010, Montréal Canada
The AGNA (Affinity Group of National Association) Regional Meeting of Asia was held in Toronto Canada on the 18th and 19th August 2010. The meeting gathered 5 people from China, India, Japan, Nepal and Philippine and Mr. Yoshiharu Shiraishi, research staff of JACO, also attended this meeting. All the delegates introduced the situation of civil society in their countries, ALT(Accountability, Legitimacy, Transparency), and innovative ways of information sharing and promoting participation. The second day of regional meeting, delegates from Asia visited Canada Helps and Imagine Canada.
On 20th, AGNA General Annual Meeting was held in Montréal Canada and had regional group’s meeting in the morning and working group’s meeting in the afternoon.
And also, the 9th World Assembly took place in Montreal, from 20 to 23 August 2010, and will continue to be hosted in Montréal in 2011 and 2012. CIVICUS is hosting the world assemblies in Montréal in partnership with Institut du Nouveau Monde at the Palais de Congrès. The overall theme of the World Assemblies is 'Acting Together for a Just World'. After the opening ceremony on Friday August 20, the assembly began on Saturday August 21 with discussions on the economic justice, on Sunday 22 with discussions on the development effectiveness, and on Monday 23 with discussions on the climate justice.
Conference room “The Palais des congrès de Montréal”