AG meets with NPO representatives

From left: Mrs. Vyana Sharma, Senior Legal Counsel, Ministry of the Attorney General & Legal Affairs; Mr. Omar Mohammed, The Cropper Foundation; Mr. Colin Robinson, Coalition Advocating for Inclusion of Sexual Orientation (CAISO); Sarah McIntosh, Veni Apwaan; Ms. Colleen Davis, Veni Apwaan; the Honourable Faris Al-Rawi M.P., Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs; Dr. Jennifer Sancho, United Way Trinidad and Tobago (UWTT); Ms. Nicole Leotaud, Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI)

In recognition of the vital importance of Non-Profit Organizatios in providing a range of charitable services to those in need in our country, discussions were held with representatives of various NPOs and the Honourable Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi on the scope of Non-Profit Organizations Bill, 2019 and proposed amendments currently before the Parliament together with collaboration for future efforts in order to promote transparency in the operations and continued assistance and protection of the NPO regime.

The meeting took place on Wednesday 10 April, 2019 at the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs, AGLA Tower, Government Campus Plaza, corner London and Richmond Streets, Port of Spain.

 

 

 

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