Conversation with Democracy Podcast Episode 6: The power of civil society collaboration

Celeste Louw, founder of the Optimystic Bikers against Abuse, speaks of how improved understanding of public participation processes has positively impacted the work of civil society in the Northern Cape. Representing the Northern Cape civil society network she speaks about the biggest lessons from the CSPPL project and how forming coalitions has increased their voice.

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Mira has 15 years of research, advocacy, capacity building, media production, and programme management experience and has worked across Southern Africa, in Northern Ireland, and the United States. Her work is focused on good governance and community-driven accountability and has covered areas such as children’s rights, human rights-based budgeting, and government spending, extractive industries and environmental rights as well as fundraising and grant. Her work has been published in books, peer-reviewed journals, and popular media outlets. LinkTV, MNet, the UK Guardian, the Mail&Guardian, and others have published her media work. She has an LL.B (bachelor of law) and an LL.M - Masters in International Human Rights law. Mira is passionate about social justice, human rights, and sustainable development and continues to explore new and innovative approaches to bring about positive change.

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