Press Release: HIGH LEVEL HORN, EAST AND CENTRAL AFRICA REGION ANNUAL CIVIL SOCIETY DIALOGUE SYMPOSIUM

The East African Civil Society Organisations Forum (EACSOF) in joint collaboration with Oxfam has organised Horn, East and Central Africa Region Annual Civil Society (CS) Symposium on the EAC 20 Years Celebration and High Level Dialogue on influencing in difficult context – navigating the Shrinking Civic Space in HECA Region followed by EACSOF Governing Council and Annual General Meeting which will take from 27th to 30th November 2019 at the Corridor Springs Hotel in Arusha, Tanzania.  

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EACSOF Strategic Report

EACSOF in collaboration with the Action Aid Denmark organized a two-daystrategic planning meeting in Nairobi to train and advise the existing CSO platforms on how to improve their ability to strategically bring together stakeholders, so that they can apply the capacity provided to promoting implementation of the AGA and especially the ACDEG. The meeting largely dwelt on issues on issues related to governance and democracy within the EAC; the support needed to the existing platforms; the role of the EAC civil society in influencing their Governments on matters of governance…

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Africa Cannot Afford to Abandon the ICC in this Age of Atrocities

(Adama Dieng, The East African Newspaper) The Rome Statute that establishes the Court is a global achievement, and its practices are evolving. However, the Court must be prepared and willing to listen to the concerns of those it intends to serve. July 2017 marks 15 years since the Rome Statute that established the International Criminal Court came into force. Many years of painstaking and protracted regional and international diplomacy preceded its adoption in order to secure consensus on the importance of creating a permanent court that could try the most…

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