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Govt. to attend Auckland Social Dev. Forum

5 December 2001 Media Statement

Government ministers to attend Auckland Social Development Forum

Seven government ministers are attending a Social Development Forum in Waitakere City with 120 community social services organization representatives from across Auckland on Friday, Prime Minister Helen Clark said today.

“The Labour- Alliance Government seeks to work closely with the community sector on a number of fronts. The forum on Friday is an opportunity to continue our dialogue on the best way to work together in partnership.

“The ministers who will attend the Forum with me are:
- Steve Maharey, Minister of Social Services and Employment and Minister Responsible for the Community and Voluntary Sector
- Parekura Horomia, Minister of Maori Affairs
- Laila Harré, Minister of Youth Affairs
- Mark Gosche, Minister of Pacific Island Affairs
- Lianne Dalziel, Minister of Immigration
- Ruth Dyson, Minister for Disability issues.

“Approximately 120 people from community organizations across Auckland have been personally invited to attend the forum. Ministers will participate in workshop sessions on social inclusion and social development; education, employment and community enterprise; immigration, refugee and migrant issues; children and young people; building healthy communities; and community renewal.

“The Auckland Social Development Forum is being hosted by Mayor Bob Harvey and the Waitakere City Council and has been coordinated by the Ministry of Social Development,” Helen Clark said.

ENDS

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