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Sunday

  • The Day that Was – Day 1   Wow, what a day! Monday was about so much… incredible conversations, packed meetings, lots of smiles, a few frowns and even maybe a few tears.   The opening was great – we are reminded to think, to question, to know that what happens at...
    Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 09:43
  • What brings a whole bunch of people, from civil society, to join together on a wet Sunday afternoon, for four days in Pietermaritzburg? Intersections 09. Intersect what? So what do I expect on this the Oxfam Australia Learning Event for 2009. I am looking forward to discussions on subjects in the...
    Sunday, October 25, 2009 - 16:15

Monday

  • Denis Hunt of the AIDS Consortium facilited a session on networking: The session was  for shairing best practices and to brainstorm deas for improving networking. The session was also to maximize and strengthen links as civil society for maximum impact as well to sustain the work of civil...
    Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 10:31
  • Community service forums: a voice for the community? This session was chaired by Nkwame Cedile from Khayelitsha in Cape Town. This session was very interactive and he opened the floor to participants to share their experiences around community development forum. We had a fruitful discussion...
    Monday, October 26, 2009 - 17:15
  • An interesting discussion we had around participation as a key ingriedient for good development, was that while we all see the significance of it to ensure sustainability of the intervention, we all find it difficult. It is time and resource intensive and to add to the load, we are often bound by...
    Monday, October 26, 2009 - 16:53

Tuesday

  • I attended a community service forum session at the Intersections Partner Conference on Monday. Nkwame Cedile facilitated the session. The main question was whether the community service forums are truly reflecting and representing what they were initially supposed to be.   Nkwame...
    Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 11:31

Wednesday

  • Rapparteur: Dumisani Malwane Organisation: Maputaland Development and Information Centre (MDIC) First time rapparteuring for a conference of this magnitude whereby one interacts with people from different disciplines, backgrounds, organisations and countries is always scarring, intimidative...
    Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 17:46