On 18 April 2024, the Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria hosted the pre-election assessment delegation from the Electoral Commission Forum of SADC countries (ECF-SADC) to discuss issues related to electoral preparedness in anticipation of South Africa’s forthcoming National and Provincial Elections scheduled for 29 May 2024.

The ECF-SADC delegation was led by Mrs Mwangala Zaloumis, the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission of Zambia. The briefing by the Centre for Human Rights centred on various aspects of the electoral environment including litigation matters, the state of the information landscape, political violence, and the inclusive participation of special focus groups such as women, persons with disabilities, rural communities and the youth.

For more information, please contact:

Hlengiwe Dube
Expression, Information and Digital Rights Unit

Tel: +27 (0) 12 420 4199
Fax: +27 (0) 86 580 5743

Mr Ompha Tshamano
Project Assistant:
Expression, Information and Digital Rights Unit

Tel: +27 (0) 12 420 3810
Fax: +27 (0) 86 580 5743


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