available languages: english November 13, 2013

This Briefing Paper contains limited circulation briefs, distributed to key institutions, local officials, and civil society, which are are intended to provide an overview of key issues for local government elections in Pakistan. This overview looks at key gaps in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Local Government Bill 2013, the Punjab Local Government Act of 2013, and the Sindh Local Government Act 2013. Comprehensive assessments of the Acts, based on Pakistan’s international obligations, are forthcoming.

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