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ZESN COMMENTS ON THE PASSING OF ELECTORAL AMENDMENT BILL IN SENATE

3 April 2014- Harare -The Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) notes with concernthe hurried deliberations on the Electoral Amendment Bill in Senate and failure to take the Bill through the public hearing process first. This Bill is an important piece of legislation that will inform how future elections will be administered........more

More than 100 members of civic society organisations (CSOs) working around elections, good governance and democracy in Zimbabwe and the region met in Bulawayo from 13 – 14 March to review the harmonized elections held in 2013....more 
ZESN COMMEMORATES THE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY
Harare, 7 March 2014 – The Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) joins the world in commemorating the International Women’s Day which is celebrated on the 8th day of March every year. The international theme for the 2014 International Women’s Day ‘Equality for women is progress for all’....more

Support ZEC to conduct Polling station Based Voter Registration

The Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) calls upon the government to provide resources to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to conduct polling station based voter registration and to come up with a new polling station based voters’ roll.....more

Local government By-election Report 25th of January 2014
The Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) observed the three local government by-elections in Harare, Karoi and Zaka. The By-elections where called in following the death of seating councilors in the following wards Sunningdale ward 12, Karoi Town Council ward 10 and Zaka RDC ward 32...:more
ZESN welcomes the ZHRC Harmonised Election Report
Harare, 4 February 2014- The Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) welcomes the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) report on the July 31 Harmonised Elections in Zimbabwe. ZESN commends the ZHRC for its candid observations of the electoral processes and its broad recommendations for future elections despite their operational deficiencies noted in the report.....:more
Zimbabwe Human Rights Commision Report on the 31 July 2013 Harmonised Elections in Zimbabwe
Following the issuance of the interim report on the 31st July 2013 harmonised elections, the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) now presents its final report. ...:more
25 January Local Government By-election Press Statement
Harare, 26 January 2014 –The Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) observed the three local government by-elections in Harare, Karoi and Zaka. ZESN observers reported a peaceful electoral process in all three wards albeit the heavy police presence that was reported particularly in Sunningdale Ward 12....:more
Mid-morning statement on the local government by-elections
Harare, 25 January 2014 –The Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) is observing the three local government by-elections in Harare, Karoi and Zaka. Observers have reported that voting is taking place in a calm and peaceful environment....:more
 

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