ATSEC during 2006
Capable Partners Program (CAP)/AED in
partnership with Management System International organised
a MSI certificate program for evaluation from May to July
2006 in three phases for ATSEC members drawn from
Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and India. The program was
held at Hotel Nikko International New Delhi where 24
participants took part in the program.
Dr. Molly Hagebook from MSI, Washington, DC., USA and Dr.
Alexander Borovikh, Centre for NGOs, Russia were the
resource persons for the certificate program.
Nandita Baruah from USAID and Dr. Achal Bhagat from
SARTHAK spoke to the participants on trafficking issues
and mental health intervention for victims / survivors of
During their field trip the participants visited STOP New
Delhi; Prayas, New Delhi; Odanadi, Mysore; Socio-Legal Aid
Research & Training Centre, Calcutta; ATSEC Bihar and
Maiti Nepal in Kathmandu.
ATSEC India National Co-ordinator, Mr. Manabendra Mandal
helped in organising the program in India.
ATSEC National Coordinators meet was held in January
2006 at Kolkata. 20 representatives from State Chapters
participated in it.
32 Participants from ATSEC Nepal, ATSEC Bangladesh,
ATSEC Pakistan and ATSEC India participated in the
Regional Cooperation Meeting held in Kolkata from 7th -
10th March 2006. It was decided that a South Asia Regional
ATSEC will be formed in the next regional meet at
ATSEC State Co-ordinates Meet, New Delhi was held on
21st & 22nd July 06 at the India International Centre.
Apart from agenda wise discussion Dr. P.M.Nair, Program
Coordinator, Anti Human Trafficking, UNODC addressed the
participants. 25 representatives from ATSEC State Chapters
Training on social marketing and livelihood program was
organized by ATSEC India in Dehradun from 29th-31st July
2006. 29 representatives from different ATSEC chapters
participated. Ms. Julie George from Skill Shares
International conducted the workshop.
Exposure visit by ATSEC members was organized where 12
participants visited NGOs working on trafficking issues in
Nepal & Bangladesh. They also visited ATSEC Bangladesh
& Nepal office.
National Dissemination Workshop with State Chapter
leaders regarding use of IDF was conducted in Tirupati on
26th and 27th February 2006. It was participated by 20
20 people participated in a national level TOT on advocacy
and communication skills for the state coordinators to
work with the government, policy makers, law enforcing
agencies which will help them to make linkages and work
for the lobbying, rescue, rehabilitation and repatriation
process at Tirupati on 28th February 2006.
Exploratory zonal meet with state chapters from the
Eastern region was arranged at Betla, Jharkhand on 29th -
30th April 2006 to discuss individual pre-approved IDF and
to increase transparency. Numbers of participants were 9.
With the participants of 10 representatives exploratory
zonal meet with chapters from the north-east to discuss
individual pre-approved IDF and to increase transparency
was organized at Darjeeling on 12th to 14th June 2006.
Southern Zone meet of State Chapters was held on 21st June
2006 to discuss on IDF and to increase transparency of the
At Indore exploratory zonal meet with state chapters from
North and Central region to discuss individual
pre-approved IDF and to increase transparency was carried
out on 16th to 17th August 2006 and 46 participants were
present in the programme.