April 17, 2023

However, there has also been a groundswell of popular movements calling for greater democracy and accountability. Answering this call to action, the Summit for Democracy in Zambia has presented an extraordinary opportunity for African countries to engage in achieving their full potential by:

Providing a platform for African Civil society actors to connect and jointly reflect on the Summit for Democracy Year of Action, elections in Africa, and civil society and citizens’ input on democracy commitments.
Providing a platform for youth representatives, civil society, international organizations, academic institutions, think tanks, philanthropic organisations, and the private sector to make their voices heard.
Coordinating civil society’s program of action around S4D2 commitments and building sustainable learning coalitions and connections to improve the African continent’s prospects of democratisation.
Using the Summit for Democracy as an opportunity to highlight the challenges around elections around the region.

See the recorded sessions on of the 2023 Summit for Democracy in Zambia, and read the full article here