2 May 2022

The US Government is interested in hearing from civil society on S4D topics and has released a tentative schedule for consultations, as below- beginning on May 5th. USG colleagues indicated that there may be another round of consultations later in the year and is particularly interested in understanding how the S4D can further the issues below; how civil society and government can work together around these issues; and recommendations for the S4D planning team. The consultations will be virtual, with an agenda and call in information being shared with invitees the week before the call.

 

Consultation Topics Tentative Meeting Date Meeting Time
Civic Space 5/5/2022 9:00am EST
Rule of Law 5/10/2022 9:00am EST
Government Transparency/Public Procurement 5/12/2022 9:00am EST
Technology for Democracy (including Tech Misuse) 5/17/2022 9:00am EST
Election Integrity 5/19/2022 9:00am EST
Media Freedom 5/24/2022 9:00am EST
Climate/Environment 5/26/2022 9:00am EST
Racial Justice 6/2/2022 9:00am EST
Combating Bribery 6/7/2022 9:00am EST
Youth & Child Rights 6/9/2022 9:00am EST
LGBTQI+ Issues 6/14/2022 9:00am EST
Disability Issues 6/16/2022 9:00am EST
Gender 6/21/2022 9:00am EST
Financial Transparency 6/23/2022 9:00am EST
Labor Rights/Forced Labor 6/28/2022 9:00am EST