Promoting Best State Practice During Pandemics: 17th & 18th May 2022
The timings for both days are:
12pm – 3pm BST / 7am – 10am EDT / 2pm – 5pm EEST (Jordan) / 6am – 9am CDT (Mexico) / 2pm – 5pm EAT (Nairobi) / 6pm – 9pm ICT (Cambodia/Indonesia/Thailand)
The workshop will consist of four sessions:
• Session 1: Update and contextualize AFSC's 10 best practices for governments before, during and after pandemics and reflect on state practice during COVID-19
• Session 2: Learn and discuss how to raise public awareness about the shrinkage of civic space during COVID-19, and discuss how we can reclaim this space in a post-pandemic arena
• Session 3: Learn and discuss how we can engage with governments and other relevant bodies on best practice of states and the demands of civil society
• Session 4: Reflect on how COVID-19 is one of many crises that are co-opted by states, and how this impacts civic space
We will have French, Spanish, Arabic, Bahasa Indonesia and Burmese / Français, Español, العربية, မြန်မာ, Bahasa Indonesia interpretation available; please make sure to select your preference below.
Each session will be participatory and led by a specialist facilitator. Following the event we will release a strategic document of the learning to present to high level international bodies, organizations and governments with a role in this process; and learnings disseminated in an accessible format to inform and support civil society organizations, translated into AFSC priority languages.
Registration closes on Wednesday 11th May 2022 so make sure to secure your space!
Please share across your networks. We look forward to welcoming you.
Questions or queries? Email us at UndertheMask@afsc.org