The Center for Social Development (CSD) will convene a public forum on "Strengthening
Good Governance at Commune/Sangkat Level" to be held at the Russian Cultural
Center on November 27.
Participants will include people from the provinces around Phnom Penh, local authorities,
government officials and NGO representatives.
According to the press release the objectives of the forum are to empower citizens
and encourage them to share their views and needs in a coherent manner through discussion
and exchange of opinions; to provide an opportunity for the people, NGOs and government
to develop a better understanding of the role of Commune/Sangkat Council; to strengthen
good governance of the commune's management; and to work towards productive solutions
for all concerned citizens.