Polity’s coverage of CDE’s recent panel discussion In the national interest: Strengthening democracy. The panel, with former Constitutional Court Judge Kate O’Regan, Co-author of the Khayelitsha Report; Adv Vusi Pikoli, Co-author of the Kayelitsha Report and Police Ombudsman for the Western Cape; and Mr Mzwakhe Mdlalose, Deputy President of the Abahlali baseMjondolo Movement, discussed citizen organisation, strengthening democracy and the links needed between citizens, civil society groups and the state.

Advocate Vusi Pikoli speaks to Polity’s Sane Dhlamini about the role citizens play in improving democracy in South Africa. (Camera & Editing: Nicholas Boyd) (10/09/2015)

See Polity’s coverage of the event, including this video, on their website at this link.