Shrinking space of civil society
Welcome to Zimbabwe country meeting on Tuesday 9th of April starting at 16.00 (4 pm) in Fingo Amazon meeting room, 6th floor (Elimäenkatu 25-27, 00520 Helsinki)
Mr. Emmanuel Moyo Nkosilathi, a human rights defender, writer and democracy activist from Zimbabwe is on an Artists at Risk (AR) Safe Haven Helsinki Residency for three months. He has been visiting Finnish NGO´s during his visit to get to know the civil society situation in Finland. This event he will talk about “Zimbabwe at the brink-shrinking civic space and humanitarian crisis. A human rights perspective”.
Nkosilathi is also a co-founder and Director of the Zimbabwe Organization for Youth In Politics (Z.O.Y.P) a non-partisan youth organization advocating for youth participation in political processes and citizenship rights. He is the Senior Trainer at the Community Human Rights Defenders Academy a grassroots human rights institution which seeks to develop and empower human rights defenders from remote and grassroots communities with skills to enhance their work in Zimbabwe.
Light refreshments and snacks are available. Discussion will be in English.
Please register by 8th of April: email@example.com