The rights to freedom of expression, freedom of information and media freedom allow people to actively take part in and contribute to social, cultural and political life in their societies. Without these rights, people will find it difficult to:
For this to happen, state and non-state actors equally need to rely on robust and rights-respecting legal frameworks which conform the international law and standards from Africa and beyond.
We therefore support initiatives which contribute towards creating a strong foundation on which the enjoyment of these rights can rest. We are interested in initiatives which:
The breakfast meetings aim to enable civil society and other actors to articulate, represent and advance their interests and causes to effectively influence policies and policy-making. more