Johannesburg, 19 May 2015
On Monday 18 May, Emilia Potenza, the Chairperson of the Iranti Board signed the formal contract in the presence of Roeland van der Geer, the Ambassador of the EU Delegation to South Africa.
Iranti is one of three organisations in South Africa to have been awarded an EU grant under the Rule of Law, Human Rights and Migration portfolio. Prior to the lunch meeting,
Dolar Vasani from Iranti did a short presentation of the ZwaKala project. ZwaKala means to speak out. This 3-year initiative seeks to build the media documentation and reporting capacities of LGBTI community based organisations in three provinces – Gauteng, North West and Limpopo. In addition to receiving media making training, the CBOs will receive institutional support and will have access to internship opportunities in order to strengthen their technical knowledge and advocacy skills whilst advancing the rights of LGBTI persons in South Africa.
Emilia Potenza and Roeland van der Geer signing the agreement between Iranti and the EU.