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Event to Feature Zimbabwean Finance Minister Tendai Biti on Unity Government, Key Challenges


Zimbabwean Finance Minister Tendai Biti will provide an inside look at how the country's new national unity government aims to address the country's significant challenges at an event in Washington on Monday, April 27.

Freedom House and the National Endowment for Democracy invite journalists to cover the forum which will feature two sessions. Biti, a high-ranking leader in Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change, will headline the first session (11 a.m.-12 p.m.) followed by a lunch. The second session (12:30 p.m.-2 p.m.) will feature analysis from four Zimbabwe experts on topics including rural development, labor and civil society.

WHAT:  Windows of Opportunity? The Government of National Unity, Rural Developments, Labor and Civil Society in Zimbabwe

WHO:  Tendai Biti, Zimbabwean Finance Minister
          Tyanai Masiya, Chairman, Centre for Research and Development  
          Ray Choto, Senior Editor, Voice of America Zimbabwe Service
          Marc Bayard, Director, Africa Program Solidarity Center
          Vukasin Petrovic, Senior Program Manager for Africa, Freedom House

WHERE:  National Endowment for Democracy, 1025 F Street, NW, Suite 800

WHEN:  Monday, April 27
           Session One: 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
           Session Two: 12:30-2 p.m.

RSVP:  Email [email protected] by April 23.

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