CONSTITUTION WATCH 2011
[3rd December 2011]
Final Preparations for Drafting
[30th November 2011]
Constitution Drafting to Start Soon
The constitution-making process is nearing the point at which the three principal drafters will start their task of drafting the new constitution. The process has taken so long that we are sending out a synopsis of the various stages that have already been completed together with the original timeframe laid down in the GPA.
[16th September 2011]
Constitution-making process moves slowly towards drafting stage
[30th June 2011]
COPAC Thematic Committees Still Stalled
The work of the thematic committees stopped prematurely on the 9th June. At that point the committees had completed:
[14th May 2011]
Thematic Committee Members
This is the list of members of the seventeen thematic committees as released by COPAC on 13th May. Chairpersons and deputy chairpersons have been replaced by three team leaders, one from each party. “TL” = Team Leader, “Hon” = Member of House of Assembly, “Hon Sen” = Senator, “Rap” = Rapporteur.
[13th May 2011]
Thematic Committee Stage
CONSTITUTION WATCH 1/2011
[13th March 2011]
Constitution-Making Process Update
Select Committee Co-Chair’s Three-Week Incarceration Delays Process
CONTENT SERIES 6/2010
[19th November 2010]
Separation of Powers Part II
Separation of Powers in Current and Various Draft Constitutions
CONTENT SERIES 5/2010
[18th November 2010]
Separation of Powers Part I
The Doctrine of Separation of Powers – its Values and Limitations
CONTENT SERIES 4/2010
[8th November 2010]
The Constitution and the Rule of Law
What is the “Rule of Law?”
CONSTITUTION WATCH 23/2010
[6th November 2010]
The Law Society Model Constitution
On the 29th October the Law Society of Zimbabwe unveiled a model constitution for Zimbabwe. The Society’s reason for producing the draft was to guide the debate that is currently being conducted by COPAC and to provide a further model on which COPAC can base its own draft.
[26th October 2010]
Harare Outreach Meetings: Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st October
CONSTITUTION WATCH 22/2010
[25th October 2010]
Remaining Harare Outreach Meetings Scheduled for Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st October
CONSTITUTION WATCH 21/2010
[21st September 2010]
COPAC Outreach Meetings: Statistics as at 12th September
The table below gives details of meetings from the beginning of the outreach on 23rd June up to 12th September. Attendance figures are the official ones from the COPAC Secretariat.
Completed meetings: Meetings in Mashonaland East have been completed.
CONSTITUTION WATCH 20/2010
[17th September 2010]
Outreach Meetings: Harare, Chitungwiza & Ruwa:
Saturday 18th, Sunday 19th and Monday 20th September
CONSTITUTION WATCH 19/2010
[15th September 2010]
Outreach Meetings: Bulawayo:
Saturday 18th September to Monday 20th September
This is the Schedule released by COPAC for the Outreach Meetings for Bulawayo. Starting times have not yet been confirmed, but meetings will probably run from 9 am to 4 pm.
Provincial Contact Person for Bulawayo:- D. Mpofu [0734 044064]
CONTENT SERIES 3/2010
[21st August 2010]
Devolution Part II
CONTENT SERIES 2/2010
[19th August 2010]
Devolution Part I
CONSTITUTION WATCH 18/2010
[12th August 2010]
Itinerary for Outreach Meetings: Mashonaland East Province:
Saturday 14th to Saturday 21st August
Meetings are scheduled for Murehwa and Mutoko districts. There will be further meetings in both districts in the week commencing Monday 23rd August.
Provincial Contact Person for Mashonaland East is C. Ndarukwa, 0916 353567.
CONSTITUTION WATCH 17/2010
[6th August 2010]
Itinerary for Outreach Meetings: Mashonaland West Province:
Wednesday 11th August to Sunday 15th August
Meetings are scheduled for the Hurungwe district only. Veritas will circulate itineraries for other provinces as soon as they become available from COPAC.
Provincial Contact Person for Mashonaland West is C. Shumba [0912 964 204].