34th Plenary Assembly Session of the SADC Parliamentary Forum, Arusha,
Tanzania, 14th-24th October 2013
"BENCHMARKING THE CONDUCT AND ASSESSMENT OF ELECTIONS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA."
1. The 34th Plenary Assembly Session of the SADC Parliamentary Forum (SADC PF) was held in Arusha, Tanzania, from 14th to 24 th October 2013, under the theme "Benchmarking the Conduct and Assessment of Elections in Southern Africa."
2. Member Parliaments of SADC PF, namely, Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe, attended the 34th Plenary Assembly Session. Botswana and Swaziland tendered apologies.
3. Representatives from the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA), the East African Community (EAC), Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and Southern Africa Resources Watch (SARW), were in attendance as invited guests at the 34 th Plenary Assembly Session.