This is another piece of good news for South Africa. For their religious freedom and for the women we will have to watch to see what happens.
Africa: Looking Ahead: Opportunities & Challenges for Women’s Political Participation in 2014
WASHINGTON, December 13, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Remarks
Catherine M. Russell
Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues
National Democratic Institute (NDI) Offices
December 12, 2013
Thank you Ken for opening up NDI to us today, and thank you Lorne for your kind introduction.
I’d like to thank IRI and NDI for the work that you do every day — promoting democracy, supporting democratic institutions and practices, safeguarding elections, and promoting citizen participation. Your work is critical. It also showcases our bipartisan, mutual commitment to democracy, to peaceful democratic transitions and to the engagement of women and men in shaping the futures of their countries.
I’d like to congratulate IRI and NDI for doing this hard and important work every day for 30 years. I know that you each had events earlier this…
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