Georgetown, Guyana – (September 2, 2015) Participants of the Ministry of Social Cohesion’s roundtable attended a luncheon with President David Granger and First Lady Mrs. Sandra Granger at State House, earlier today.  In the attached photograph, the group poses for a photo opportunity.

The grand roundtable event will open tomorrow with cultural presentations, an address by President David Granger, as well as remarks from Sir Shridath Ramphal, representatives from the Commonwealth, the UNDP and the British High Commission.

More than 50 local organisations, including inter religious bodies, Human Rights organisations, cultural groups, the Private Sector, representatives from all 10 regions, and civil society are expected to take part in the roundtable.

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the British High Commission, Georgetown; have together offered to fully finance the Ministry of Social Cohesion’s National Roundtable event while International Facilitators will guide the crafting of five year strategic plan.

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