Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development (ZIMCODD)

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The Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development (ZIMCODD), is a non-profit socio-economic justice coalition established in February 2000 to facilitate citizens’ involvement in making public policy and practice pro-people and sustainable. ZIMCODD views Zimbabwe’s indebtedness, the unfair global trade regime and lack of democratic people-centered economic governance as root causes of the socio-economic crises in Zimbabwe and the world at large. Drawing from community-based livelihood experiences of its membership, ZIMCODD implements programmes targeted at
• Educating the citizen
• Facilitating policy dialogue among stakeholders
• Engaging and acting on socio economic governance at local, regional and global levels
Sustainable socio-economic justice in Zimbabwe through a vibrant people based movement.
To take action in redressing the Debt burden and Social and Economic Injustices through formulation and promotion of alternative policies to the neo-liberal agenda.
• To raise the level of economic literacy among ZIMCODD members to include views and participation of grassroots and marginalized communities;
• To facilitate research, lobbying and advocacy in order to raise the level of economic literacy on issues of debt, trade and sustainable development;
• To formulate credible and sustainable economic and social policy alternatives;
• To develop a national coalition, and facilitate the building of a vibrant movement for social and economic justice.
ZIMCODD is a member of regional and international networks working on Social and Economic Justice. In the SADC region, it is a member of the Southern African People’s Solidarity Network (SAPSN), whose focus is to support the development of alternatives to neoliberal corporate led globalization, with a negative impact on national and regional policies. ZIMCODD hosted this vibrant regional network from 2003-2011 and continues to be a member of the SAPSN coordinating committee and the SAPSN Focal Point for Zimbabwe. Currently it is host to the Zimbabwe Social Forum (ZSF) and through this platform, ZIMCODD aims to develop a vibrant space for reflective thinking, democratic debate , formulation and exchange of alternative ideas to the neoliberal agenda in Zimbabwe and beyond.
Email: zimcodd@zimcodd.co.zw
Tel/Fax: +263-242-776830
Website: www.zimcodd.org

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