14 Zambian CSOs and the Law Association of Zambia today presented papers to the Minister of Justice reviewing each of the Government of Zambia’s three 2021 Summit for Democracy Commitments. The same group also presented the Minister of Justice with their joint priority recommendations for the commitments the Government of Zambia should make at the 2023 Summit for Democracy (or shortly thereafter).
Attached are 3 CSO review papers, one each on Zambia’s three 2021 Summit for Democracy Commitments and the paper on the CSO’s priority recommendations for Zambia at the 2023 Summit for Democracy.
The 15 groups that have signed off on these are (in alpha order): Alliance for Community Action, Bloggers of Zambia, Center for Young Leaders in Africa, Chapter One Foundation, Christian Churches Monitoring Group, Center for Trade Policy and Development, Free Press Initiative, GEARS Initiative, Law Association of Zambia, MISA-Zambia, Panos Institute Southern Africa, Transparency International Zambia, Zambia Federation of Disability Organisations, and Zambia National Women’s Lobby.
Find the papers below:
- 2023 CSO Priority Recommendations with Logos
- 2021 Freedom of Assembly and Association Commitment CSO Review Paper with Logos_Fina
- 2021 Media Freedom Commitment CSO Review Paper with Logos_Final
- 2021 ECZ Independence and Transparency Commitment CSO Review Paper with Logos_Fina.