This looks promising, below, starting 09h30; convened by FES colleagues based in Windhoek; Certainly timely as democracy under pressure under disaster measures…
Nanjala Nyabola is a writer and political analyst based in Nairobi, Kenya. Her work focuses on the intersection between technology
and politics in East Africa, as well as East African politics more generally.
Fatou Jange Senghore is a Human Rights expert with more than 20 years’ experience, specialising in the African regional system
of human rights, media regulation and access to information. She started her human rights career in the Gambia with the Institute
for Human Rights and Development in Africa.
Gwen Lister is a journalist and press freedom activist. As the first woman newspaper editor in southern Africa, she founded The
Namibian newspaper in 1985 at the height of colonial rule. The newspaper was constantly targeted by right-wingers because it
exposed apartheid atrocities and supported the struggle for independence.
Toby Mendel is the founder and Executive Director of the Centre for Law and Democracy, a Canadian-based international human
rights NGO that provides legal and capacity-building expertise regarding foundational rights for democracy, including the right to
information, freedom of expression, the right to participate and the rights to assembly and association.
Project Manager Climate and Energy
Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, South Africa Office
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'Access To Information for Participatory Democracy' Friday, 22 May 2020 10h00 – 12h00 (GMT+2)
Meeting ID: 812 4060 8452 Password: 213429