EISA’s 20th Anniversary Symposium 2016


Current democratic realities in Africa: Where are we headed beyond the vote?

Johannesburg, South Africa

20 to 21 October 2016


Symposium Report [PDF]
Programme: In English  ·  En Français
Concept Note

Eleventh Annual EISA Symposium 2016


EISA celebrated its 20 year anniversary by reflecting on the continent’s democratic triumphs – those elements pulling states closer to democratic consolidation – while also acknowledging the democratic shortfalls – pushing African States backwards. In reviewing progress and challenges confronting the continent, the symposium provided a platform for democracy-promotion stakeholders to examine current democratic realities in Africa and where the continent is headed on the current wave of democracy.

Competition: Youth Perspectives on the Future of Democracy in Africa

En Français  ·  Em Português
EISA hosted a youth essay competition as part of its 20th anniversary celebration. The winning essay was presented during the Symposium.
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