This discussion with environmental lawyer Sreeja Chakraborty, Francesca Cotta of Save Mollem Campaign, with Avertino Miranda, Founder, Goa Green Brigade will cover issues of environmental protection acts, responsibilities of citizens and the possible outcomes for this Mollem issue. Sreeja Chakraborty is an Environmental Lawyer and Co-Founder of Living Environment Advocacy Foundation (LEAF), a dedicated environmental … Continue reading A Discussion on Mollem Issue, 27th July 2020 Monday 7.30 pm
Recently, citizens of Goa came out to assist the Covid relief operations – collaborating with the Government procedures. From the time of essentials distribution till the last Shramik trains, they were relentless in their pursuit of dignity for the workers. In this #mondayfixgoa, with Vijaya Pais, Nupura Hautamaki and Miriam Koshy, in conversation with Alok … Continue reading Goa Covid Relief Ops- An Analysis #mondayfixgoa 7.30 pm, 20th July 2020
“Migrants (and refugees) are not pawns on the chessboard of humanity”, quoth Pope Francis. Yet very often, they are. Globally, migrations fulfil different needs: economic, social, or political, and allow societies to assimiliate and forge heterogenous identities. A plural society needs to be mature, responsible, and should legislate mechanisms to avoid the neglect and demonisation … Continue reading Minorities and Migrations talk | 15th June, 2020
India’s environment during and after Covid – A mirage or hope for future. Covid has caused unprecedented economic and social misery, pushing millions round the world to poverty and starvation, along with anxiety around health and safety. In these difficult and uncertain times, one thing that has found a fresh lease of life is our … Continue reading Post Covid Environment, talk by Vimlendu Jha
He will commemorate Fr. Bismarque on this special day, and share his experiences of the people’s movements of Goa that is standing guard, bearing witness.
Four Seasons Mumbai bought 12.5 lac sq.mt. agricultural land in Tiracol through their arm Leading Hotels in Goa for the purpose of constructing a golf course and 250 cottages. The sale violated the Land Use Act so local resident Francis Rodrigues of Tiracol approached Goa Foundation and filed a PIL which sated that the sale … Continue reading Sordid tales of Tiracol | Presentation | June 4th, 8 pm, 6 Assagao
The Forca Goa Foundation will present their work of empowerment and sustainability through football. Goa has many talented footballers that have done well in national and international stage. The foundation will talk about the local clubs and football stars of Goa, their own campaigns, future plans and ISL.
Sanjeev Sardesai shall try to cover the lesser known aspects of Goa, especially what is in the hinterlands & interspersed with festivals & folk arts of Goa. The period covered is approx 3500 million years ago till present times, in brief. He will include a small part of the “Hippie” years”, though not exhaustive.
This event is a tribute to Bismarque Dias, his spirit, and his unending love for Goa. Dias’ role as a priest took on an entirely new meaning in 2010, when he vehemently opposed the Church’s decision to sell its land in Vanxim Island. He went on to protest several similar projects, which threatened the biodiversity … Continue reading Tribute to The Kindness Manifesto