Protecting Democracy – Reclaiming Civil Society Space in Africa

From the 21st to the 23rd of November 2011 seventy civil society leaders from twenty-five African countries gathered in Johanesburg at a historic continental conference branded “Protecting Democracy – Reclaiming Civil Society Space in Africa”. The mian objective of the conference was to share research findings and experiences regarding civil society space and to collectively generate effective responses to shrinking space for civil society in Africa.

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TrustAfrica, CCP-AU, SAT and OSISA

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