World Press Freedom Day 2019
Media development and public policy worker
Sekoetlane Phamodi is a media development and public policy worker with ten years’ experience working at the intersection of social justice, strategic communications and the law. Both a lawyer and journalist by training, Sekoetlane has led high-impact public policy advocacy initiatives supporting the reform and elaboration of broadcasting and ICT policy in South Africa. His work across the African continent has been specifically to promote the development of effective freedom of information and expression tools, instruments and regulatory frameworks which support participatory democracy and inclusive governance. He currently works as the programmes lead for fesmedia Africa, the Friederich-Ebert-Stiftung’s media project for Africa.