World Press Freedom Day 2019
Executive Secretary, Constitution and Reform Education Consortium (GRECO)
Regina Opondo is a Justice and Peace Worker with over 12 years of experience in Civil Society. She is currently the Executive Secretary of the Constitution and Reform Education Consortium – CRECO. CRECO is a consortium of 22 diverse civil society organizations (CSOs) working on democracy, governance, legal and human rights issues across Kenya. It was founded in 1998, even though its history dates as far back as 1992 when NGOs involved in human rights, democracy and governance begun to proliferate. CRECO’s membership is united in the vision of a just society is committed to promoting constitutionalism, democratic governance and institutional excellence through coordination and capacity building of CSOs. Regina is also the Chair of the Elections Observation Group (ELOG) in Kenya, a permanent and national forum with the mandate of strengthening democracy in Kenya and the African Region through promoting transparent and accountable electoral processes that include public participation.