Coastal Action Network, in coordination with Pondy Citizens’ Action Network, invite you to a “Consultation on the Government Policies on Ports and Harbours and its Impacts on Coastal Ecology, Livelihood Resources and Fishing Communities” at PMSSS Meeting Hall, No.81, Laporte Street, between Gandhi and Bharati Street, Pondicherry on 4th May 2009 (Monday) at 9.30 a.m.
Important themes to be discussed in this Consultation are:
• State Policies on Ports and Harbours.
• The impacts of the existing Ports and Harbours on the Coastal Ecology, Livelihood Resources and Fishing Communities.
• A presentation of the documentation on the Vizhupuram coast due to the construction of the Pondicherry Port.
• Consolidating the demands and recommendations.
• Evolving action plan.
Important leaders from the fishing communities from Pondicherry and Karaikal, Environmental Activists, members of Coastal Action Network, Citizens’ Action Network, representatives of Panchayat Government and elected body and scientists are expected to participate in this Consultation.
We request you to participate and contribute your valuable ideas. Confirmation of your participation either through phone or in writing is requested.
Looking forward to your participation.
Coastal Action Network (CAN):
Convenor, 11/1A, Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsar Street (Backside of Nadar Street), Velippalayam, Nagapattinam – 611 001. Ph: 04365 – 248674, Tele Fax: 04365 248907, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-convenor, No. 10, Thomas Nagar, Little Mount, Saidapet, Chennai – 600 015. Ph : 044–223 53 503, Fax : 044–223 55 905, E-mail – email@example.com