‘Representing the People’

Forum for Social Change to examine the roles and challenges of representation in the governance process


The Forum for Societal Change (FSC) will host its second topical discussion on good governance on Friday, June 23, at 6:30 p.m.

The program will be held at the Corina Hotel (Sam’s Barbeque) under the topic ‘Representing the People: The Role of the Legislature, The Role of the Executive Leadership, The Role of the People, The Media & The Challenges Ahead.’

According to a press release, two individuals who have consented to serve as presenters are: Rev. Emmanuel Z. Bowier and Professor Hnady Kolenky, chairperson, Public Administration Department, the University of Liberia.

The release said three personalities, Dr. Albert Coleman, vice president of Academic Affairs, United Methodist University; Prof. Samuel Slewion, former secretary general, Press Union of Liberia and professor at the United Methodist University; and Mr. Mccarthy Weh, director, Legislative Information Service, will serve as panelists.

Thereafter, comments and questions will be entertained from the audience, the release said.

Mr. Charles Allen, a member of the Forum, will also make a special statement to residents of the various electoral districts in preparation for the upcoming legislative elections.

Dinner and drinks will be served and tickets will be sold for US$25 ordinary and US$50 for patrons to support the work of the Forum.

The Forum for Societal Change called on Liberians to come and enjoy an evening of fellowship and enlightening discussions geared toward lifting Liberia to a new level of development at an accelerated pace.


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