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Electoral Process Training for Civil Society in Zimbabwe

ERIS and its local partner the Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) launched their project on Electoral Process Training for Civil Society in Zimbabwe in October 2009. The project seeks the restoration of the ZESN domestic observation and civic education capacity through training 20 Electoral Resource Officers nationwide to provide domestic observer and civic education support at the provincial level.

The roll-out training of 300 short-term observers in anticipation of upcoming electoral processes - notably the current Zimbabwean Constitutional reform process - will be conducted immediately afterwards. The project will then use its Electoral Resource Officers as a conduit for information provision and to bolster ZESN's long-term observer resources throughout the country.

For more information on this project, contact Helen Barnes at Helen@eris.org.uk.