Maina Kiai

Maina Kiai es el Relator Especial de las Naciones Unidas sobre el derecho a la libertad de reunión pacífica y de asociación. Cuenta con más de 20 años de experiencia de trabajo con la sociedad civil y los derechos humanos en Kenia, África y el mundo.

 
 
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From funding projects to funding struggles: Reimagining the role of donors

By: Maina Kiai
Español

While donors partner with civil society to counter shrinking civic space, their rigid funding systems can undermine progress.

It’s time for development banks to start listening

By: Maina Kiai
Español

The aid community often ignores the wishes of the very people it’s supposed to be helping. The world needs a more bottom-up approach to development.

Reclaiming space through UN-supported litigation

By: Maina Kiai
Español

Working together, the UN and civil society are using innovative legal action to protect fundamental human rights and re-open lost civic spaces.

In Kenya, averting a move to strangle civil society with the financial noose

By: Maina Kiai
Français

In October Kenya introduced legislation capping foreign funding to NGOs and requiring that money be channeled through a government body. Though narrowly defeated, ...