From the 6th and the 7th September 2018, we held a conference at Metropole Hotel in Kampala Uganda.

This conference was a follow-up to Supporting Democracy’s multi-country activity on advancing democratic accountability in seven countries of Eastern and Southern Africa. In March 2018, civil society organisations from the seven countries covered by the study gathered in Johannesburg and exchanged comparative lessons on the shrinking space phenomenon and how to respond to it. Representatives of the seven EU Delegations involved explored the commonalities between civil society organisations in these countries and the need for a joint and concerted effort.

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