The Rule of Law and free elections in Africa: going beyond the rhetoric

This report relates to a meeting convened by the ICJ in Zimbabwe and attended by delegates from seven African countries.

Attendees came for the Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania and Zimbabwe. They included two cabinets ministers (from Zimbabwe), heads of electoral commissions, academics, members of parliament, political party representatives, judges and practicing attorneys.

The African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance provided the the theoretical and structural framework of the Conference.

Africa-Elections and The Rule of Law-Report-Publications-2012 (full text in pdf)

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