Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP)
FODEP is a non-governmental organization registered under the Societies’ Act of Zambia, no ORS/102/35/384. FODEP was formed in 1992 as a successor to the Zambia Election Monitoring and Coordinating Committee (ZEMCC) which was an Initiative of various church mother bodies, including the Zambia Episcopal Conference (ZEC), Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ), and the Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia (EFZ) to coordinate and monitor Zambia’s first round of multiparty elections in 1991. Concerned about peace and stability, 15 volunteers representing the three churches mother bodies formed what was known as the Christian Churches’ Monitoring group (CCMG).
FODEP's mission is to monitor elections, mediate social and political conflicts in society, and provide civic education. And information to leaders and citizens concerning both their human rights and responsibilities in Democratic governance.See more