An orientation programme for four partner organisations in Strengthening Citizen Engagement in Anti-Corruption Efforts (STREAC) project was organised by lead partner Development Communication Society (SODEC) on Tuesday in Kathmandu. Altogether 19 people from partner organisations that also include ODC and NCCR attended the programme.
Participants in the programme discussed project activities and responsibilities of each consortium partner. Project Director Dr. Pius Mishra, Project Coordinator Prakash Ghimire, CMF’s Executive Director Bimal Gautam and SODEC’s Financial Consultant Binod Dhungana delivered presentations on different crosscutting issues relating to the project. CMF Chairperson Dhrubahari Adhikary gave his observatory remarks on the programme. Governance Facility (GF) Representatives Jit Gurung and Uttam Upreti also gave short speeches in which they told partner organizations about GF’s expectations in implementing and reporting project activities under guidelines provided by GF.
Presenters and participants were engaged in interactive discussions in which participants forwarded their concerns and queries that were explained by the presenters. CMF’s Project Coordinator Sharada Rijal and Communication Officer Bindesh Dahal asked presenters about GESI issues and programme reporting formats. Overall, the programme emphasised on coordination, consideration and collaboration among partners in project activities.