Peoples SAARC, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 22-23 April 2010
2 April 2010 2:22 am

The Peoples SAARC (South Asian
Association for Regional Cooperation) will be held at the Jawaharlal
Nehru University, New Delhi on 22-23 April 2010, a week before the 16th
SAARC Summit, hosted by the Bhutanese government in Thimpu, from 28-29
April 2010.
The Peoples SAARC (South Asian
Association for Regional Cooperation) will be held at the Jawaharlal
Nehru University, New Delhi on 22-23 April 2010, a week before the 16th
SAARC Summit, hosted by the Bhutanese government in Thimpu, from 28-29
April 2010.

People's SAARC (also known as South Asian People's
Assembly) was last organised in 2007 in Kathmandu and 2008 in Colombo as
a larger mobilisation and convergence of social movements, women and
Dalit movements, trade unions, peasant organisations, indigenous
peoples' organisations and various other socially excluded groups in the
regions.

Major themes of the event this year includes Freedom
of Movement, Right to Resident at Work, Climate and Livelihood,
Nationalism, Federalism and Democracy in South Asia, Fighting
Imperialism for Democracy Development and Exclusion, Trade and Economic
Development, Water Sharing and Scarcity, Politics of Hatred and Agrarian
crisis and Food Security.

For more information about
People's SAARC in New Delhi, kindly contact:

Dr. Sarbaraj Khadka
: sarba@rrn.org.np

Dr. Netra Tmilsena  :  ptimsina@gmail.com
Ms.
Meena Menon  : meena@focusweb.org