EISA opened a field office in Zimbabwe and entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) in September 2011 wherein EISA provides technical support to ZEC in a number of areas including introducing a multi-stakeholder approach to the electoral management in order to contribute to inclusive, peaceful, transparent and credible elections. This is aimed at providing stability to the highly competitive and often violent elections over the past decade.
Within the context of ZEC’s five year strategic plan, EISA’s support to the commission included:
In terms of the MOE support be given in the following activities undertaken by ZEC:
See also Chronological overview.
Goodwill message on EISA’s 20th Anniversary
The Director and Staff of EISA Zimbabwe congratulate EISA on its 20th Anniversary – we are proud to be part of EISA’s legacy of promoting sustainable democracy in Africa.
Dr Victor Shale (Country Director) – victor[at]eisa.org.za
Donor support and funding
The programme is funded by the European Union (EU)