HR&MA dept, YDF organizes first Punjab Inclusive Governance Summit 2024

The Youth Development Foundation (YDF) and Department of Human Rights and Minority Affairs,
Government of Punjab organized 1st Punjab Inclusive Governance Summit 2024 at a private hotel on Tuesday.

According to the details, Ministers HR&MA Ramesh Singh Arora and Khalil Tahir Sandhu attends the conference as guest of honour while Secretary of HR&MA Ali Bhadur Qazi, ex secretary Dr Shoaib Akbar, and representatives of other institutions attended the summit.

Executive Director YDF/ Convener Shahid Rehmat while highlighted the importance of conference  said that YDF, backed by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), is expanding its successful program to strengthen inclusive governance. Our initiative focuses on empowering Minority Civic Agents (MCAs) – including youth, women, and minorities across 16 Union Councils (UCs) in Lahore and Faisalabad. He further briefed that YDF empowered 40 Minority Civic Agents across 51 UCs, equipping them with updated local governance and community assessment skills. MCA engagement increased through tailored workshops for facility staff and establishing 16 UC forums, alongside two District Governance Forums (Lahore & Faisalabad), dedicated to addressing service delivery issues in minority neighborhoods.

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