January 10, 2013

Race Against Time

The Need for Legal and Institutional Reforms Ahead of Zimbabwe’s Elections

Summary
Recommendations
Methodology
The Global Political Agreement
Envisioned Reforms
Progress Made
The Constitution-Making Process
Electoral Reforms
Lack of Legal and Institutional Reforms
Restrictions on Rights to Freedom of Expression, Association, and Assembly
Presidential Powers to Legislate during Elections
No Meaningful Institutional Reforms
SADC Mediation
Acknowledgements