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ZELA using the law to protect and conserve the environment

CASE BRIEF Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association vs City of Harare 2779/2020 Zimbabwe Environmental law Association filed a court application against City of Harare for a structural interdict. This case was filed pursuant to the discharge of raw (untreated effluent) by City of Harare into the water bodies thereby causing water …

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April 2020 As the country is adopting a cocktail of economic measures to contain the impacts of the Coronavirus, it is important for civil society organisations (CSOs) and citizens to understand why transparency and accountability in the Extractive Sector can be a game changer in Zimbabwe’s fight against its current …

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ZELA welcomes the renewed effort by US Security Exchange Commission (SEC) to enact mandatory disclosure rules for companies in the extractive sector

Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association 26B Seke Rd, Harare, Zimbabwe March 6, 2020 Vanessa A. Countryman, Secretary Securities and Exchange Commission 100 F Street NE Washington, DC 20549-1090  CC: Mr. William Hinman, Director, Division of Corporate Finance Mr. Barry Summer, Associate Director, Division of Corporation Finance Ms. Elizabeth Murphy, Associate Director, …

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KP CSC Opening Statement at the Mano River Union Regional Meeting Freetown, Sierra Leone (Family Kingdom Hotel)

25 February 2020 Minister of Mines and Mineral Resources, Hon Foday Rado Yokie EU Ambassador to SL, Mr Tom Vens MRU Deputy Secretary General, Dr Abubakarr Tarawalie GIZ Project Coordinator Mr Patric Makua WDC Executive Director, Elodie Daguzan Chair of WGAAP, Mr Maurice Miema Ladies and gentlemen good morning. Introduction …

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ZELA Press Release-Stop the Machete!

MULTISTAKEHOLDER CONVENING ON VIOLENCE IN THE ARTISANAL & SMALL-SCALE GOLD MINING SECTOR (17/01/2020) Stop the Machete! For immediate release Harare, 16/01/2020- The Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) with support from the European Partnership for Responsible Minerals (EPRM) will tomorrow host a one-day multi-stakeholder conference to discuss the attention-grabbing spate of …

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ZELA initiates litigation case against ZIMGOLD

The Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA), a public interest environmental law organisation which seeks to promote environmental justice, sustainable and equitable use of natural resources, democracy and good governance in the natural resources and environment sector has initiated a litigation case against ZimGOLD. On the 5th of October 2019, a nine-year-old …

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