SOUTHERN AFRICA HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS SUMMIT BIANNUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY
THRDC is participating in the “Southern Africa Human Rights Defenders SUMMIT Biannual General Assembly held in Lusaka Zambia from today 28th 30th November 2022"
The summit aims at discussing ongoing human rights challenges and the need to strengthen institutions that are meant to defend democracies at both domestic and regional level.
The theme of the summit is ”A Journey to Sustainability: Protecting Civic Space through Strengthening Institutions for and Networks of Environmental and Human Rights Defenders in Southern Africa."
THRD is represented by the National Coordinator Advocate Onesmo Olengurumwa and he will be speaking on ”Building Institutions to Protect Human Rights Defenders and Civic Space"
Civil society is instrumental in the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals seeking to promote peaceful and inclusive societies by, inter alia, developing effective, accountable, and transparent institutions at all levels; ensuring responsive, inclusive, participatory, and representative decision-making; and ensuring public access to information and protecting fundamental freedoms.
Issued by THRDC
Public Relation Officer.