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Special Webinar Series: Right2Know Campaign

The UKZN Centre for Civil Society is inviting you to the Centre for Civil Society - Special Webinar Series on the Right2Know Campaign

Right2Know Campaign since its establishment in 2010 has been at the forefront of reducing state secrecy in the drafting of laws, increasing access to information, and protecting freedom of expression, especially on the internet. R2K work has been significantly involved over the years. In this special webinar series, CCS community scholar Ben Madokwe unpacks the role Right2Know plays in spearheading campaigns on information access and countering repression in South Africa

Webinar:Right2Know movement at the forefront!
Facilitator: Andries Motau & Danford Chibvongodze
Speaker: Ben Madokwe
Date: 26 October 2023
Time: 16:00-17:00

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In this webinar, Ben discussed the important work Right2Know Campaign has undertaken over the years. He will unpack the current focus areas of his involvement at R2K including community workshops on rights to protest, and the role of women in society as leaders in social movements. He also looks at how R2K encourages societies and individuals to participate in municipal processes especially when it comes to the formulation of Integrated Development Plans (IDPs).
Speaker Bio:
Ben Madokwe is an activist and works at Right to Know (R2K). He is also a community scholar based at the Centre for Civil Society, University of KwaZulu-Natal. He is mainly

overseeing one of the important pillars at R2K on a national level and provincial level which covers different programs including Participatory democracy, Countering Patriarchy, Communication rights and Countering repression.

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