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ፓነል 5. ጥርናፈ፦ ለውጥን ደሞክራስያዊ ስግግርን ንምድራኽ ንቑሕ ጥርናፈ ምህናጽ


ጥርናፈ፦ ለውጥን ደሞክራስያዊ ስግግርን ንምድራኽ ንቑሕ ጥርናፈ ምህናጽ
Building Broad Coalescence to Catalyse Democratic Transition

Moderator: Rigat Imfeld-Hadish

1. Salwa Nour: Coalescence in Political Activism
2. Tighisti Tedla: Coalescence in Media Work


Held on 15-17 April 2022, 'Eritrea Symposium 2022: Need for a Shared Vision for a Stable Transition’ brought together representatives of political and civil society groups, as well as activist individuals from the global Eritrean Diaspora to participate in 5 interrelated thematic panels on: 

1.     Regional Conflict Dynamics and Sustaining Eritrea’s Sovereignty and Territorial Integrity (Link Part 1 - Link Part 2)
   1.1  Navigate the Conflict Dynamics in the HoA
   1.2  Sustain Eritrea’s Sovereignty and Territorial Integrity

2.     Empower the People’s Agency for a Seamless Progression to Democratic Transition (Link)
   2.1  Empower the People’s Agency in Democratic Change and Transition
   2.2  Seamless Progression of Change into Democratic Transition

3.     Overcome Divisions, Polarisation, and Fragmentation in the Diaspora (Link Part 1 - Link Part 2)
   3.1  Identify Underlying Causes
   3.2  Find Practical and Workable Remedies

4.     Build Common Ground Based on a Shared Vision of a Democratic and Just Eritrea (Link)
   4.1  Build Common Ground Based on a Shared Vision of Democratic Governance
   4.2  Fight for Justice as a Basis for Conscious Coalescence among the Eritrean Diaspora

5.     Build Conscious Coalescence to Catalyse Change and Democratic Transition (Link)
   5.1  Coalescence in Political Activism
   5.2  Coalescence in Media Work

Each panel comprises a moderator and two presenters, followed by open discussion.

The Keynote Address (click here) and the Symposium Communiqué (click here) are available in 3 languages: Tigrinya, Arabic, English. Interviews with participants can be viewed here: Interview 1 and Interview 2.