Tamara is the Research and Communications intern in the Governance Center, supporting the Strengthening the Right to Information for People and the Environment (STRIPE), an Access Initiative project. In the third phase of the STRIPE project, Tamara will work on the prospects for an African project in Tunisia and Morocco.
Tamara has previously volunteered for the United Nations Association of South Africa, promoting the norms and ideals of the United Nations in the country and has also experience in advocacy on peace and security issues in the African continent.
Tamara is completing her Masters in Multidisciplinary Human Rights at the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, South Africa.
When two elephants fight, grass gets trampled. No kidding. Though this widely-used African proverb alludes to the extensive damage caused when two great mammals clash, what it’s really communicating is that these great animals need space. However, this proverb is ...