NATIONAL TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE WORKING GROUP ZIMBABWE EXECUTIVE BRIEFING January - March 2019 ISSUES INSIDE Increased involvement of the security services in civilian affairs Implementation of the Recommendations of the Montlanthe Commission Establishment of the Independent Complaints Mechanism ABOUT THIS BRIEFING This briefing seeks to draw the Executive’s attention to the important developments in our country as they relate to transitional justice, healing and reconciliation. The NTJWG is a network of 100 stakeholder organisations, survivor groups and individuals concerned with the national peace and reconciliation process in Zimbabwe. The NTJWG has collated feedback from stakeholders and incorporated it into this report. Furthermore, NTJWG has scanned the media and environmental taking note of the comments and intervention by the Government of Zimbabwe relevant to all national peace and reconciliation processes. Observance of the Mandate of the NPRC The Lifespan of the NPRC Funding for the NPRC Adoption of the African Union and National Transitional Justice Policy In this brief, the NTJWG raises issues of concern to Zimbabwe’s transitional justice journey. NTJWG believes this brief will inform the NPRC’s implementation of their five year s t r a t e g y, i n i m p r o v i n g t h e N P R C ’ s programming and delivering on its mandate. 1 EXECUTIVE BRIEFING: JANUARY - MARCH 2019

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