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Webinar 1: A Judicial Dialogue between African and Inter-American Regional Courts on the Protection of Civic Space
On Monday, August 10 at 8 am (San José) | 10 am (Washington, DC) | 5pm (Arusha), the Pan African Lawyers Union and Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights will host the first session in a four part series on the protection of civic space through strategic litigation. This webinar engages the African and Inter-American regional human rights courts in direct dialogue. It aims to discuss the importance of collaboration among the regional human rights mechanisms to improve the protection of civic space by sharing important legal, institutional and case law developments, collective strategies to respond to challenges and difficulties, and by identifying opportunities for collaboration and joint action.

Opening remarks:
- Kerry Kennedy, President of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights
- Emeka Obegolu, President of Pan African Lawyers Union

Moderator:
- Evelyn Chijarira, Programme Manager, Pan African Lawyers Union

Panelists:
- Dr. Robert Eno, Registrar of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights
- Dr. Pablo Saavedra Alessandri, Secretary of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
- Hon. Yufnalis Okubo, Registrar of the East African Court of Justice

This session will be available in English, Spanish, and French.

Please submit any questions to bonilla@rfkhumanrights.org.

Aug 10, 2020 05:00 PM in Nairobi

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