The State of Freedoms and Rights in 2023

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STATE OF FREEDOMS AND RIGHTS CONFERENCE 2023

Amnesty International Kenya and the United States International University – Africa are proud to present the most anticipated human rights event of the year: The State of Rights and Freedoms in 2023

📅 Date: September 30th, 2023

⏰ Time: 9:00 AM (GMT+3)

🌟 What to Expect:

 

🔹 Energizing Discussions: Dive into riveting conversations that explore the intersection of freedoms and rights in today’s world.

🔹 Inspirational Stories: Hear firsthand accounts of triumph, resilience, and the power of collective action.

🔹 Interactive Q&A: Pose your questions to luminaries who are shaping the future of human rights.

🔹 Virtual Networking: Connect with like-minded change-makers and expand your global network.

 

The Agenda

The Leadership panels will reflect on the space for freedom of expression, assembly and association, digital rights, as well as the right to dignity.

The Program of the Day

Time
Agenda
09.00
Welcome and messages
09.15
First Rights and Freedoms Leadership Panel
11.00
Second Rights and Freedoms Leadership Panel
12.00
Experiences of organising around Rights
13.00
Write for Rights action session

Meet our Speakers and Panelists

Sacha Deshmukh

Amnesty International UK Chief Executive Director

Yussuf Hassan

MP for Kamukunji, chairperson of the Parliamentary Caucus for Democracy and Human Rights

Dr. Lola Odubekun

Interim Vice Chancellor, USIU-Africa

Eric Theuri

President, Law Society of Kenya

Li Fung

Senior Human Rights Advisor to the UN Resident Coordinator in Kenya

Sheila Masinde

Executive Director of Transparency International Kenya (TI-Kenya)

Rev Edward Buri

Reverend, Human Rights Activist

Mercy Mutemi

Digital Rights Advocate in Kenya

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