Welcome to Zimbabwe country meeting on Tuesday 9th of April starting at 16.00 (4 pm) in
Fingo Amazon meeting room, 6th floor (Elimäenkatu 25-27, 00520 Helsinki)
Mr. Emmanuel Moyo Nkosilathi, a human rights defender, writer and democracy activist from
Zimbabwe is in Helsinki on a writers-residency for three months. He has been visiting
Finnish NGO´s during his visit to get to know the civil society situation in Finland. This
event he will talk about “Zimbabwe at the brink-shrinking civic space and humanitarian
crisis. A human rights perspective”.
Nkosilathi is also a co-founder and Director of the Zimbabwe Organization for Youth In
Politics (Z.O.Y.P) a non-partisan youth organization advocating for youth participation
in political processes and citizenship rights. He is the Senior Trainer at the Community
Human Rights Defenders Academy a grassroots human rights institution which seeks to
develop and empower human rights defenders from remote and grassroots communities with
skills to enhance their work in Zimbabwe.
Light refreshments and snacks are available. Discussion will be in English.
Please register by 8th of April: email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
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