MISA Zimbabwe is part of a regional network of 11 chapters in the Southern African Development Community (SADC).
The organisation has national and regional reach through its diverse networks and links. Through its networks, the organisation disseminates its positions on media freedom, freedom of expression and access to information situation in the to to influence regional support and influence in its campaigns, lobby and advocacy work.
As a result, MISA is recognised as a key and credible key player in media development and rights issues at national, regional and international level.
At national level, MISA Zimbabwe is a member of the Media Alliance of Zimbabwe (MAZ), a coalition of media civil society organisations in the country. Other members in the alliance include the Zimbabwe Union of Journalists (ZUJ), Media Monitoring Project Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe National Editors Forum (ZINEF), Gender Connect , Voluntary Media Council of Zimbabwe (VMCZ), Zimbabwe Association of Community Radio Stations (ZACRAS) and the Africa Community Publishing Development Trust (ACPDT).
MISA Zimbabwe is also an institutional member of civil society organisations such as Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CZC), Human Rights NGO-Forum, Zimbabwe Election Support Network and the National Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (NANGO). MISA Zimbabwe’s membership with these organisations has contributed immensely to building consensus in the media policy and law development agenda.
Internationally, MISA Zimbabwe has links with organisations such as the Committee to Protect Journalists, Reporters without Borders, World Association of Newspapers, African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX), International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX), Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and Commonwealth Association of Broadcasters.
The organisation also works closely with the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information.