SAPST Breaking New Ground in the SADC Region on Social, Economic and Cultural Rights The Board of Trustees of the Southern African Parliamentary Support Trust (SAPST), at its inception in 2007, set its sights on a regional foothold for the organisation to ensure that its successes at home would cascade into the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region.

GOVERNMENT’s attempts to amend the Constitution through Constitutional Amendment (No.1) Bill to enable the President to appoint a new Chief Justice (CJ), is faced with a setback, with residents in most parts of the country, rejecting the move, saying it is too early to tamper with the governance charter adopted in 2013.

The Southern African Parliamentary Support Trust commemorates a milestone achievement in provision of technical and financial support to the Parliaments of Southern Africa in their core functions of executive oversight, law-making and representation.

AS SAPST commemorates a milestone achievement in provision of technical and financial support to the Parliaments of Southern Africa in their core functions of executive oversight, law-making and representation, the NewsDay (ND) caught up with the organisation’s director John Makamure (JM) to shed light on their operations.

Women MP’s: “We now know the issues affecting women at the grassroots and are now bringing all these issues into Parliament.”

Rural Women: “As women in rural areas we now have confidence to dialogue with policy makers on issues affecting us, we realise that we too have the capacity to influence policy in Zimbabwe.

The Southern African Parliamentary Support Trust (SAPST) in partnership with Zimbabwe Institute (ZI) and the Parliament of Zimbabwe facilitated a workshop in Bulawayo on the petition on electoral reforms submitted by the ERC and 14 other civil society organisations in September 2015.

On Friday, February 26, 2016, SAPST hosted the Speaker’s Dialogue Forum where the Speaker of the Parliament of Zimbabwe, Hon. Advocate Jacob Francis Mudenda, met representatives from the media fratenity at Parliament building.

On Friday, October 23, 2015, SAPST hosted the inaugural Speaker’s Dialogue Forum where the Speake of the Parliament of Zimbabwe, Hon. Advocate Jacob Francis Mudenda, met representatives from various Civil Society at Parliament building.

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SOUTHERN AFRICAN PARLIAMENTARY SUPPORT TRUST
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