As legislature with the core function of law making, Zanzibar House of Representatives need long term, sustainable assistance and support to become stronger. The House faces development needs and challenges especially in capacities of elected and appointed Members to effectively perform their constitutional responsibilities, supported by necessary service such as research and modern managed Secretariats.
Zanzibar House of Representatives is the one organ implementing the Legislature support Project under the auspices of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP)
- 1. To strengthen and enhance the capacity of Members and thei committees to better exercise their interrelated functions of law making, executive oversight including national budget approval and oversight and representation of citizens.;
- 2. Indeed, the project aims to strengthen the secretariats of Legislature to help them deliver effective service to parliamentarians and help build sustainable, modern internal parliamentary staff management structures and practice
The project is for the period of five (5) years from July 2011 to June 2015