Guest Lecturer - Mr. John Samuel

Topic: "Changing Context of Civil Society : Global Dynamics and National issues"
Designation: President of Asian Democracy Network, seoul and National Centre for Advocacy Studies, Pune


  • Dr. John Samuel spoke on the changing nature of civil society activism in India and abroad.

  • He explained a close connect between politics and civil society from the time of Gandhi in India.

  • He provided 4 avenues of fund raising for civil society organizations. Dr. John Samuel said that ideas and conceptualization are more important, which can attract the funding on its own.