[8th ILO SSE Academy]: Co-constructing SSE public policies and participatory governance

Category: 
South America
Local Government
SSE Organisation
Class: 
Governance

Presented at: 8th ILO SSE Academy

Organisation: Universidade Estadual Paulista "Júlio de Mesquita Filho (UNESP)

Date: June 29, 2017

Presenter: Mr. Leandro Morais 

Contacts: lpmorais@gmail.com

Summary:

The following presentation highlights the necessity of participation of the local community in governance in order to ensure the community's rights. Through these movements at the community level, collective action and community empowerment are achieved, and communities gain the power to demand their rights. The presentation presents local development cases in Brazil as a co-production of communities and the proviate sector and NGOs play an infleuntial role in pushing these communites to become self-sustainable. The following presentation underscroes the importance of participation, especially in the context of democratic, participatory governance that calls for a collective action of social change. The presentation also highlights some of the challenges associated with creating an ecosystem for SSE in Brazil. 

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