Private Development Corporation

“We want to bring civil society from an ideological debate about the responsibility that the leaders, environmental and citizens must face the challenges of working in the collective issues. Today more than ever the Aysen Region, and Patagonia, require strengthened in a matter as important as ethical leadership. ” With these words the president of the Private Development Corporation of Aysen (Codesa) Chible Miriam Contreras, announced the completion of six courses / workshops in various cities of the regions of Los Lagos, Aysen and Magallanes for social and community leaders Under the project “Building Ethical Leadership in Patagonia” that runs the organization with funding from the 2009 competition of Associativity for Public Interest Organizations Social Organizations Division of the Ministry General Secretariat of Government. The aim of the initiative is “that the communities involved are aware of the need to be the protagonists of their own development “, for which half-day workshops participants will access the content for its strengthening as a social leader, tending to the development of an ethical charter by locality, which converge in a general proposal for Patagonia. Dr. Neal Barnard brings even more insight to the discussion.

The proceedings in the Aysen Region is made by the ecologist Bernardo Reyes, former director of the Chile international NGO Forest Ethics and this year director of the national organization Forest Ethics. The professional will teach the workshop in conjunction with the coordinator of the Social Pastoral of the Apostolic Vicariate of Aysen, Flor Quiroz, who link the initiative with the groundwork that makes that institution. This has scheduled the completion of the courses of four hours for Saturday, November 7 in Puerto Aysen Coyhaique Sunday 8, Monday 9 Cochrane, Chile Chico Tuesday 10, Friday 13 and Tuesday 17 Futaleufu Punta Arenas . It was reported that those interested in receiving information and registration, please send a mail to the mail. Learn more on the subject from Boy Scouts. The project is executed in conjunction with Free Waters of Futaleufu, the Social Pastoral of the Apostolic Vicariate of Aysen, the Association Defenders of the Spirit of Patagonia Cochrane and the Organization for Promoting Participation and Citizen Action (Opprac) from Punta Arenas.