SALO Public Dialogue: Local Government Elections

Header Image: “Hope you voted…” by Darryn van der Walt is licensed under CC BY 2.0

The Southern African Liaison Office (SALO), in partnership with the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, held a Dialogue on the upcoming Local Government Elections.

Date: Thursday 28 October 2021 
Time: 18:00 – 20:00 (CAT) 

This dialogue aimed to build consensus on matters impacting the local government level and to facilitate knowledge sharing amongst citizens, activists, and political actors.
The following themes were discussed at the event: 

  1. Youth participation at local government level,
  2. The question of whether documented migrants from the African continent or SADC should be allowed to vote in local government elections,
  3. The role of local government in the protection of vulnerable and marginalised groups, and
  4. Gendered local government budgeting

View the video of the event here: