LIFELINE for CSOs under attack

Lifeline

LIFELINE for CSOs under attack

03:30 PM 21 september, 2017

With this session we want to give an up-to date picture of the international trend of shrinking civil space and give ideas on how to counter the trend. Activists from different countries will describe how they succesfully worked against closing civil space. We will also inform about how the Lifeline fund can support embattled CSOs.

Speakers:
Anar Mammadli, EMDS, Azerbaijan
Mireille Tushiminina, Centre for Democracy and Human Rights, Cameroon
Ambassador Maria Leissner, former Secretary General of the Community of Democracies

From the Lifeline consortium:
David Moore (ICNL), Sara Brandt (CIVICUS), Åsa Nilsson Söderström (SILC)

Organizers:
SILC, ICNL and CIVICUS (Lifeline consortium)

Key/search words for this session:
Lifeline, support, advocacy, counter strategies