VIII Meeting of Secretaries of Government and Citizen Participation carried out Mininterior this week in Cartagena de Indias

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Cartagena (Bolívar)
30 May 2018

Peace, territory and participation are the themes of the event that will be fulfilled from this Wednesday, May 30 and until Friday, June 1.

To discuss about what has been done by the Territorial Entities in terms of peace building, territory and participation, the Directorate for Democracy, Citizen Participation and Community Action of the Ministry of the Interior will hold the VIII Meeting of Secretaries of Government and Citizen Participation .

The event will be held in Cartagena de Indias and will include the participation of Minister Guillermo Rivera Flórez and the Governor of Bolívar, Dumek Turbay, who will exchange experiences with the Secretaries of Government of the 32 Departments and their municipalities.

The agenda includes the participation of the Vice Minister for Participation and Equality of Rights, Eduardo Garzón Torres, who will talk about the progress in Electoral Participation in the country, and the Vice Minister of Political Relations, Hector Olimpo Espinosa Oliver, who will present the Security strategy in network.

In turn, representatives of UN Women, the United Nations Development Program (PNUD), the Office of the High Commissioner for Peace (OACP), the National Planning Department (DNP) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) They will address topics focused on strengthening the exercise of government secretaries and participation in their territories.

For the director of Democracy, Citizen Participation and Community Action, José David Riveros Namen, it is important to generate these spaces of dialogue with the territorial governments so that solid communication and work channels are generated between the national government and the territory.

To this it add spaces to talk about Human Rights, oversight, Decree 660 of 2018, which regulates the Comprehensive Security and Protection Program for Communities and Organizations in the Territories; the socialization of the Public Policy of religious Organizations, the Law of Victims and their incidence in territory, which will be in charge of the Ministry of the Interior.

The meeting is scheduled from this Wednesday, May 30, and until Friday, June 1, at the Hotel Caribe facilities.

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