Legislation intervenes in the life of all but does not impact everyone in the same way. Women, men, and non-binary people, the young and the old, persons with and without disabilities, people of distinct race and ethnic origin are all affected differently, because of their different needs and situations and because of existing structural inequalities […]
Youth can kick COVID-19 out of East Africa: An online roundtable
How have young people in East Africa been affected by the pandemic?
What can government, development partners and non-state actors do to support a stronger youth bounce back after the pandemic?
Spotlighting evidence from a regional study on disruptions of COVID-19 to youth life and discussion on what government, development partners and non-state actors can do to support a stronger youth bounce back after the pandemic.
Thursday 28 May 2020
11.30am East Africa Time
9.30am British Summer Time
Online Zoom Webinar
- Canary Mugume – Investigative journalist in Uganda
- Joy Biira – Media personality in Uganda
- PLO Lumumba – Kenyan lawyer and inspirational speaker
- Mr Mondo Kyateka – the Commissioner Youth in Uganda
In partnership with:
The COVID-19 pandemic requires governments to respond to the health emergency and address the subsequent economic shock. Mitigating the effects of the pandemic requires financial resources at a time when the economic activities and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) are declining. As governments roll out economic recovery packages and borrow to compensate for the loss of […]
10 September 2020: IALS/WFD Digital Conference: Are emergency measures in response to COVID-19 a threat to democracy? Fact and Fiction
In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, over 100 countries have passed emergency laws or declared states of emergency. The restrictive measures have been accompanied by a worrying narrative about the negative impact of these measures on democratic processes and human rights. The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) and Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) […]