Time: February 5, 2010 from 10am to 12pm
Location: Africare. Africare is located near Shaw-Howard University Station on Metro Green Line.
Street: Africare, 440 R Street, N.W.
City/Town: Washington DC 20001.
Event Type: forum
Organized By: Council for Zimbabwe
Latest Activity: Jan 29, 2010
The Council for Zimbabwe cordially invites you to “Education and the future of Zimbabwe: A presentation and discussion with Senator David Coltart, Minister of Education, Sport, Arts and Culture in Zimbabwe.” Senator Coltart will share his assessment of the crisis of schools and education in Zimbabwe, present his country’s priorities for recovery and outline options for international support.
Please join us for this unique opportunity to meet Senator Coltart, learn more about Zimbabwe and meet with old and new friends who have an interest in Zimbabwe’s future. We hope to see you there!
David Coltart, MDC Senator, has been a human rights lawyer in Zimbabwe since 1983. He was first elected to represent the Bulawayo South House of Assembly constituency in June 2000, and was reelected in March 2005. In March 2008 he was elected as a Senator to represent Khumalo. A leader in the opposition party Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), Senator Coltart was sworn in as Minister of Education, Sport, Arts and Culture in February 2009, under the Global Political Agreement, which made Robert Mugabe (ZANU-PF) President and Morgan Tsvangirai (MDC) Prime Minister.
The Council for Zimbabwe, an international civil society organization, serves the humanitarian and development needs of Zimbabwe by leveraging the expertise and resources of the Zimbabwean Diaspora, other global citizens, and institutions for the health, education and economic well being of all Zimbabweans. The Council is a non-political organization. For more information about our efforts, visit: www.zimcouncil.org