Themes Archives: Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Zimbabwe going forward: SAPES-NED Conference, May 2014

SAPES Trust and the U.S National Endowment for Democracy (NED) held an international conference in Zimbabwe from 5 to 6 May 2014. The International conference was aimed to build on two previous conferences in July 2012 “Re-thinking Zimbabwe” and July 2013 “Beyond Elections in Zimbabwe”, hosted by NED in Washington DC. Sapes Trust led a […]

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Masvingo police arrest residents over poor service delivery

According to Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights, police in Masvingo on Tuesday 15 April 15, 2014 arrested two residents for allegedly staging a demonstration to protest against poor service delivery. Police arrested Tamutswa Chikonyora and Prosper Tiringindi at Masvingo Civic Centre, which houses the offices of the Masvingo City Council (MCC) and detained them at […]

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CSOs’ Mid-Term Report of the Universal Periodic Review Process

Attached is the Zimbabwe Civil Society Organisations’ Mid-Term Report of the Universal Periodic Review Process was compiled by Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights, Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum with the National Association on Non-Governmental Organisations assisting in convening at least 51 organisations who participated in the process of drafting the report. The mid term stakeholders […]

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Portugal re-ignites debate on Zimbabwe ahead of the Africa-EU Summit

The Forum recently had an extensive interview with the Portuguese’s leading Daily ‘Publico’ on the sidelines of the Portuguese civil Society preparatory Conference to articulate the Portuguese position ahead of the Africa-EU Summit. The interview with the Publico (in Portuguese) focused on the developments in Zimbabwe since the elections and their implications on democratic development […]

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Portugal Conference ahead of the Africa-EU 2014 Summit

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum will be participating in the Portugal civil society conference, which follows up of the Africa Europe Joint Strategy Civil Society Forum Summit in Brussels in November 2013. The conference comes ahead of the Africa-EU Heads of State Summit on 1-2 April in Belgium, and at a time when there […]

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