Guyana National Council on Public Policy

Organization's name: Guyana National Council on Public Policy
Organization's acronym: GNCPP
Headquarters address  
Address: 221 South Street
Lacytown
Georgetown
Guyana
Phone: +592 629 9899 OR +592 227 3489 OR +1 646 256 9986
Fax: +1 801 757 8797
Email: INFO@GNCPP.ORG
Web site: WWW.GNCPP.ORG
Organization type: Non-governmental organization
Languages:
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • French
  • English

Activities

Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Aging
  • Agriculture
  • Biodiversity
  • Business and Industry
  • Children
  • Citizenship and Governance
  • Climate Change
  • Coorporate Accountability
  • Crime Prevention
  • Criminal Justice
  • Culture
  • De-mining
  • Debt Relief
  • Development
  • Disabled Persons
  • Disarmament
  • Drug Control
  • Economics and Finance
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Extreme poverty
  • Family
  • Financing for Development
  • Food
  • Governance
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Habitat
  • Human Rights
  • Humanitarian Affairs
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Industrial Development
  • Information
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • International Security
  • Justice
  • Labour
  • Law of the Sea and Antarctica
  • Least Developed Countries
  • Media
  • Micro-Credit
  • Migration
  • Minority Rights
  • New Global Institutions
  • Outer Space
  • Peace and Security
  • Population
  • Private Sector
  • Refugees
  • Religion
  • Safety
  • Science and Technology
  • Social Development
  • Sports for Peace and Development
  • Statistics
  • Sustainable Development
  • Taxation Policy
  • Technical Cooperation
  • Torture
  • Trade and Development
  • United Nations Funding
  • United Nations Reform
  • Values
  • Violence
  • Volunteerism
  • Water
  • Women
  • Women/gender Equality
  • Youth

Financing for Development:
  • Addressing systemic issues
  • External debt
  • Increasing financial and technical cooperation for development
  • International Cooperation in Tax Matters
  • International Trade as an engine for development
  • Mobilizing domestic financial resources for development
  • Mobilizing international resources for development

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Capacity building
  • Education and training of women
  • Human rights of women
  • Indigenous women
  • Information and communication technologies
  • Institutional mechanisms for the advancement of women
  • Men and boys
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • Policy advice
  • Research
  • Service provision
  • The girl child
  • Trafficking in women and girls
  • Violence against women
  • Women and HIV/AIDS
  • Women and armed conflict
  • Women and health
  • Women and poverty
  • Women and the economy
  • Women and the environment
  • Women and the media
  • Women and the media
  • Women in power and decision-making

Population:
  • International migration
  • Morbidity and mortality
  • Population distribution and internal migration
  • Population growth
  • Population structure
  • Reproduction, family formation and the status of women

Public Administration:
  • Ethics, Transparency and Accountability
  • Governance and Public Administration
  • Knowledge Systems and E-government
  • Public Financial Management
  • Public Service and Management Innovation
  • Socio-Economic Governance and Management

Social Development:
  • Aging
  • Conflict
  • Cooperative
  • Disabled persons
  • Employment
  • Indigenous issues
  • Information and Communications Technologies
  • Poverty
  • Social policy
  • Technical cooperation
  • Youth

Statistics:
  • Civil registration systems
  • Country or region codes
  • Crime and criminal justice statistics
  • Demographic and social surveys
  • Development indicators
  • Disability Statistics
  • Environmental Accounts
  • Geographical names
  • Household Statistics
  • Informal Sector Statistics
  • International Comparison Programme
  • International Economic and Social Classifications
  • International migration
  • Labour and Compensation
  • Methodological publications in statistics
  • National accounting
  • Official statistics, principles and practices
  • Population and housing censuses
  • Poverty statistics
  • Price and Quantity Statistics
  • Services Statistics
  • Social Statistics and Social Monitoring
  • Statistical activities classification
  • Statistics on international trade in services
  • Time-use statistics

Sustainable Development:
  • Agriculture
  • Atmosphere
  • Biodiversity
  • Biotechnology
  • Capacity-building
  • Climate change
  • Consumption and production patterns
  • Demographics
  • Desertification and Drought
  • Disaster management and vulnerability
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Gender equality
  • Health
  • Human settlements
  • Indicators
  • Industrial development
  • Information for decision-making and participation
  • Institutional arrangements
  • Integrated decision-making
  • International cooperation for an enabling environment
  • International law
  • Land management
  • Major Groups
  • Marine Resources
  • Means of Implementation (Trade, Finance, Technology, Tranfer, etc.)
  • Mining
  • Mountains
  • Oceans and seas
  • Partnerships
  • Poverty
  • Protecting and managing the natural resources
  • Rural Development
  • Sanitation
  • Science
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Sustainable development for Africa
  • Sustainable development in a globalizing world
  • Sustainable development of SIDS
  • Technology
  • Toxic chemicals
  • Trade and environment
  • Transport
  • Waste (hazardous)
  • Waste (radioactive)
  • Waste (solid)
  • Waste Management

Conflict Resolution in Africa:
  • Conflicts Resolution

NEPAD:
  • Agriculture and Food Security
  • Climate Change and Natural Resource Management
  • Crosscutting issues (Gender and Capacity Development)
  • Economic and Corporate Governance
  • Human Development
  • Regional Integration and Infrastructure
Geographic scope: National
Country of activity:
  • Guyana
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Achieve universal primary education
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Improve maternal health
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop global partnership for development
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 2009
Year of registration (YYYY): 2010
Organizational structure: MANAGED BOARD WITH RESPONSIBLE TO A GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Number and type of members: GNCPP SERVES AS THE ARCH AND TOURCH BEARER IN THEIR REPRESENTATION OF ALL CIVIL SOCIETY STANDING, ON THE DEMAND SIDE OF THE SOUVERIGN STATE IN THE COOPERATIVE REPUBLIC OF GUYANA IN THE INSTITUTION OF OVERSIGHT OF THE POLITICAL AND JUDICAL SYSTEMS, STANDING ON THE SUPPLY SIDE. THEIR IMMEDIATE AND FOREMOST PRIMARY MISSION IS TO DELIVER A NEW MANDATE TO THE POLITICAL AND JUDICIAL SUSTEMS FOR THE GOVERNANCE OF THE COUNTRY AND MANAGEMENT OF THE COUNTRY RESOURCES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ECONOMIC LIBERATION AND SOCIAL JUSTICE ON AN EQUAL BASIS BENEFITING ALL GUYANESE BY TAKING THE SOCIETY THROUGH A PARTICIPATORY AND INCLUSIVE DEMOCRACY CONSTITUTION AND ELECTION REFORM PROCESS.
Affiliation with NGO networks: YES
Funding structure:
  • Other sources
  • Fundraising campaigns
  • Fees for education and training services
  • Funds from other Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Fees for providing consulting or research services
  • Product sales and business services
  • Funds from Religious Institutions
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Grants from Governments
  • Foreign and international grants

Additional Information

Sustainable Development

Major group affiliation:
  • Indigenous people
  • Workers and trade unions
  • Scientific and technological communities
  • Business and industry
  • Children and youth
  • Local authorities
  • Women
  • Non-governmental organization
  • Farmers
Involvement in UN Partnerships: Yes
If yes, explain in detail: GNCPP SERVES AS THE ARCH AND TOURCH BEARER IN THEIR REPRESENTATION OF ALL CIVIL SOCIETY STANDING, ON THE DEMAND SIDE OF THE SOUVERIGN STATE IN THE COOPERATIVE REPUBLIC OF GUYANA IN THE INSTITUTION OF OVERSIGHT OF THE POLITICAL AND JUDICAL SYSTEMS, STANDING ON THE SUPPLY SIDE. THEIR IMMEDIATE AND FOREMOST PRIMARY MISSION IS TO DELIVER A NEW MANDATE TO THE POLITICAL AND JUDICIAL SUSTEMS FOR THE GOVERNANCE OF THE COUNTRY AND MANAGEMENT OF THE COUNTRY RESOURCES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ECONOMIC LIBERATION AND SOCIAL JUSTICE ON AN EQUAL BASIS BENEFITING ALL GUYANESE BY TAKING THE SOCIETY THROUGH A PARTICIPATORY AND INCLUSIVE DEMOCRACY CONSTITUTION AND ELECTION REFORM PROCESS.
Affiliation with other organizations: GNCPP SERVES AS THE ARCH AND TOURCH BEARER IN THEIR REPRESENTATION OF ALL CIVIL SOCIETY STANDING, ON THE DEMAND SIDE OF THE SOUVERIGN STATE IN THE COOPERATIVE REPUBLIC OF GUYANA IN THE INSTITUTION OF OVERSIGHT OF THE POLITICAL AND JUDICAL SYSTEMS, STANDING ON THE SUPPLY SIDE. THEIR IMMEDIATE AND FOREMOST PRIMARY MISSION IS TO DELIVER A NEW MANDATE TO THE POLITICAL AND JUDICIAL SUSTEMS FOR THE GOVERNANCE OF THE COUNTRY AND MANAGEMENT OF THE COUNTRY RESOURCES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ECONOMIC LIBERATION AND SOCIAL JUSTICE ON AN EQUAL BASIS BENEFITING ALL GUYANESE BY TAKING THE SOCIETY THROUGH A PARTICIPATORY AND INCLUSIVE DEMOCRACY CONSTITUTION AND ELECTION REFORM PROCESS.

Social Development

Affiliation with other organizations: GNCPP SERVES AS THE ARCH AND TOURCH BEARER IN THEIR REPRESENTATION OF ALL CIVIL SOCIETY STANDING, ON THE DEMAND SIDE OF THE SOUVERIGN STATE IN THE COOPERATIVE REPUBLIC OF GUYANA IN THE INSTITUTION OF OVERSIGHT OF THE POLITICAL AND JUDICAL SYSTEMS, STANDING ON THE SUPPLY SIDE. THEIR IMMEDIATE AND FOREMOST PRIMARY MISSION IS TO DELIVER A NEW MANDATE TO THE POLITICAL AND JUDICIAL SUSTEMS FOR THE GOVERNANCE OF THE COUNTRY AND MANAGEMENT OF THE COUNTRY RESOURCES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ECONOMIC LIBERATION AND SOCIAL JUSTICE ON AN EQUAL BASIS BENEFITING ALL GUYANESE BY TAKING THE SOCIETY THROUGH A PARTICIPATORY AND INCLUSIVE DEMOCRACY CONSTITUTION AND ELECTION REFORM PROCESS.
Purpose of the organization: “The mission of the Guyana National Council on Public Policy is to be a revolutionary, thought leading entity that authors, promotes and guides the integration of marco-societal policies across all segments of the national population that are wholly instituted with integrity in a manner that is mutually beneficial to the citizenry at large”… MISSION STATEMENT GNCPP is a platform for its members, who include all of Guyana’s Civil Society, wherever they may be situated, such as educators, students, journalists, businesses, professionals, ordinary citizens, religious organizations and public officials, believing in a democratic, free and peaceful Guyana that does not end at its sovereign borders and in particular: 1. Proclaiming that human rights, social justice, rule of law, pluralistic democracy, accountable government and environmentally sustainable development are common values, to which all Guyanese subscribe; 2. Believing that matters of Guyanese relations, sustainable growth and development should not be left for politicians and diplomats to decide upon - and that the positions of civil society must be better articulated and heard; 3. Reaffirming the key role of civil society and people-to-people cooperation in the peaceful development of Guyana and in the overcoming of dividing lines across Guyana; 4. Declaring the establishment of a GNCPP as a Civil Society Forum and a common platform for cooperation and coordination with the purpose to: a. Develop common positions of civil society groups in the spheres of human rights, social justice, democracy, the rule of law, the environment and other important issues of common interest for the development of our society; b. Increase and facilitate interaction and cooperation between GNCPP members as well as promoting people to people exchanges; c. Provide mutual support, assistance and solidarity among civil society groups; d. Strengthen civil society's influence on the Guyanese relationships, political dialogue and a wider range of intergovernmental interactions; e. Promote consolidation of shared values, create a shared public space and support future establishment of a common political, economic, cultural and social space of a Guyana that will be pivoted on a foundation that provides for a collective National Unity Democratic Governance System; 5. And commit GNCPP to the following activities towards the purpose of achieving these goals: a. Hold general and thematic meetings to discuss issues of common concern, share experiences and best practices; b. Plan joint initiatives and develop common positions and recommendations to be promoted on various levels; c. Establish broadest possible network of civil society groups that subscribe to the goals of GNCPP and are willing to work together towards their achievement; d. Produce publications, adopt statements, reach out to the public, engage in dialogue with governments, implement joint projects and direct exchanges and in other ways; e. Work towards achieving the goals of GNCPP and strive to develop a permanent dialogue platform in order to build a common Guyanese space for civil society within and beyond our sovereign beyond borders; f. Maintain the nature of GNCPP as a bottom-up, non-partisan civic initiative, independent from government and political systems; And ensure a transparent and democratic model of governance with decisions taken collectively by the General Assembly of GNCPP or an In addition this Think Tank will seek to provide the tools and training for new political leaders and it will challenge the present political system within the state; monitor future elections processes and government performance. The Think Tank will act as pressure group to lobby government to effect changes that impact on the lives of individuals despite of their race, religion or creed.
Activities relevant to the conference of States Parties to the convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: “The mission of the Guyana National Council on Public Policy is to be a revolutionary, thought leading entity that authors, promotes and guides the integration of marco-societal policies across all segments of the national population that are wholly instituted with integrity in a manner that is mutually beneficial to the citizenry at large”…
Confirmation of the activities of the organization at the regional, national or international level: “The mission of the Guyana National Council on Public Policy is to be a revolutionary, thought leading entity that authors, promotes and guides the integration of marco-societal policies across all segments of the national population that are wholly instituted with integrity in a manner that is mutually beneficial to the citizenry at large”…

Forests

Major group affiliation: Forest Business and Industry
UNFF newsletter Yes

Public Administration and Development Management

Involvement in Public Administration: “The mission of the Guyana National Council on Public Policy is to be a revolutionary, thought leading entity that authors, promotes and guides the integration of marco-societal policies across all segments of the national population that are wholly instituted with integrity in a manner that is mutually beneficial to the citizenry at large”… GNCPP SERVES AS THE ARCH AND TOURCH BEARER IN THEIR REPRESENTATION OF ALL CIVIL SOCIETY STANDING, ON THE DEMAND SIDE OF THE SOUVERIGN STATE IN THE COOPERATIVE REPUBLIC OF GUYANA IN THE INSTITUTION OF OVERSIGHT OF THE POLITICAL AND JUDICAL SYSTEMS, STANDING ON THE SUPPLY SIDE. THEIR IMMEDIATE AND FOREMOST PRIMARY MISSION IS TO DELIVER A NEW MANDATE TO THE POLITICAL AND JUDICIAL SUSTEMS FOR THE GOVERNANCE OF THE COUNTRY AND MANAGEMENT OF THE COUNTRY RESOURCES, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR ECONOMIC LIBERATION AND SOCIAL JUSTICE ON AN EQUAL BASIS BENEFITING ALL GUYANESE BY TAKING THE SOCIETY THROUGH A PARTICIPATORY AND INCLUSIVE DEMOCRACY CONSTITUTION AND ELECTION REFORM PROCESS.