democracy works continues ITI ‘passing on the baton’ dialogue project

The In Transformation Initiative, with facilitators Nomfundo Walaza and Chris Spies, has kindly asked Democracy Works Foundation to continue the ‘Passing on the Baton’ project it launched in April 2016.

The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation and Democracy Works have been implementing partners of this project since its conception.  The dialogue has been made possible with the kind support of the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa.

To read more about the project please click here or read about experiences from participants of the project by clicking here.

Democracy Works is humbled by the trust placed in it by the facilitators and partners the In Transformation Initiative and the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation and will work with the young leader participants to continue the dialogue. #DialogueistheWay

The second leg of the 2016 dialogue is planned for end October 2016.

Olmo is Executive Director and co-Founder of Democracy Works Foundation. He has worked as a political networker, analyst, social entrepreneur, development practitioner and innovative manager on issues of human rights and democratisation in both Africa and Europe. He has spearheaded various leadership, democracy building and conflict resolution initiatives, in addition to managing funds dedicated to strengthening the role of civil society, political society and media through cross-sector approaches to deepening democracy.

His key interests lie in civil society sustainability and funding mechanisms for governance, human rights and democracy work in Africa and the global South, conflict management, institutions, leadership development, technology for development and climate and environmental issues.

Olmo leads the DWF Team on a day-to-day basis. Besides DWF's regional board, Olmo also sits on the DWF Malawi board.

To read publications by Olmo von Meijenfeldt on our website please click here. To view his tags please click here.

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