Who we are

Who we are

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MISA Zimbabwe focuses primarily on the need to promote free, independent and diverse pluralistic media, as envisaged in the 1991 Windhoek Declaration on Promoting Free and Independent Press. Free expression and access to information have also become critical components in MISA-Zimbabwe’s work and incorporates awareness raising to the citizenry on their rights to both as guaranteed in Sections 61 & 62 of the country’s Constitution.

Our Vision

A Zimbabwe in which every person enjoys their rights to freedom of expression, access to information and privacy of communication as well as access to all forms of  media that are independent from undue political, economic and commercial interests.

Our Mission

Lobby and advocate for an environment that fosters the enjoyment of freedom of expression, access to information and privacy of communication by every person and an independent, ethical and sustainable diverse media.

 Our Values

The mission and vision of MISA Zimbabwe are based on the following values :

  • Free speech
  • Equality
  • Diversity
  • Participation
  • Accountability
  • Responsibility
  • Balance and Fairness