Top speakers at London College Panel to discuss Zimbabwe

LONDON – A Zimbabwe panel discussion at the University College of London (UCL) this evening will look at the possibilities of a coalition solution, the issue of African self-determination in Western Democracy and the range of obligations on the international community – from sanctions to intervention.

The panel is put together by the UCL Student Human Rights Programme at 6:30pm at the Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, University College London, Gower Street (Nearest Tube: Euston Square).

The chairperson of the panel is Professor Eileen Denza of UCL who is a former Foreign and Commonwealth Legal Counsellor and Counsel to the House of Lords European Union Committee.

Panellists include Sir Michael Wood, a Barrister and formerly the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Legal Adviser, Dr Farai Madzimbamuto who is a Director of the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum & co-founder of Zimbabwe Doctors for Human Rights.

Also on the panel is Dr Knox Chitiyo the head of the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI), which promotes African voices in the emergent and powerful counter–narrative of conflict resolution initiatives under the auspices of the African Union and its regional bodies, and Jameson Mashakada, the MDC UK vice-chairperson.