The Manchester Parish Development Committee is the embodiment of civil society at the local level. It is a governance mechanism designed to coordinate the planning, implementation and monitoring of sustainable parish development, in partnership between the Manchester Parish ...
On August 14th 2013 we hosted the first in a series of community forums focused on Parish economic development and sustainable growth. ‘1001 Conversations for Economic Development’ aims to bring together community leaders and involved citizens to create a democratic space for which to share ideas on Parish development. The breakfast meeting was well attended […]
On Saturday May 18th 2013 the Manchester Parish Development Committee hosted an Appreciation Ceremony and Cocktail Party to honour the hard work of MPDC volunteers. Hosted at the residence of Custos Emeritus, Hon. Owen Sinclair, JP, the evening was attended by several notable speakers (see below) including guest speaker Honourable Colin Fagan, M.P., Minister of […]
“The Governance framework: The Pathway to Local Economic Development” On Wednesday, October 2 2013 the Social Development Commission of Manchester, in conjunction with the National Association of Parish Development Committees and the National Integrity Action hosted a ‘Conference of Community Development Committees’ under the theme ‘The Governance Framework: The Pathway to Local Economic Development’. The […]
The Manchester Parish Development Committee is very excited to announce funding approval for a grant provided by the Inter-American Development Bank as part of its 2013 Cultural Development Program. As a partner, the MPDC will receive financial and technical assistance used towards cultural education workshops for the Mile Gully Heritage Loop – part of the MPDC’s […]