Centre for Policy Alternatives on 28 September, 2013

CPA invited to participate in President Obama’s Civil Society Roundtable

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24 September 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Executive Director of the Centre for Policy Alternatives, Dr. Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu, was invited by the White House to participate in a meeting, hosted by President Barack Obama, with heads of state and leaders of civil society, multilateral organizations, and the philanthropic community to discuss growing restrictions being placed on civil society organizations (CSOs) worldwide.

The meeting took place on 23 September in New York, and a description of it can be readhere. An hour long recording of the meeting, including President Obama’s opening remarks, can be viewed here.