Kazembe Kazembe to Officially Open Sports and Recreation Governance Conference

Newly appointed Minister of Sport, Arts and Recreation, Hon. Kazembe Kazembe will officially open the second edition of Sports and Recreation Governance Conference set for 12 December 2017 in Harare.

The conference which is targeting all the stakeholders in the Sport and Recreation will present an opportunity for the Minister to share his vision for the sector during his seven month tenure.

Speaking to SportBrief, Sport and Recreation Commission Spokesperson Tirivashe Nheweyembwa said the one day symposium aimed at sharpening administration skills among sports personnel should attract all relevant stakeholders.

“It is our expectation that all the National Sport Associations, Colleges and Universities, Sports Clubs, Schools, Uniformed Services, Church based Sport Organizations and other Sport Delivery Agents. Our expectation is that the conference delegates will learn a lot and cascade the knowledge gained to their peers and thus transform the way they will be doing business. Sport is no longer a pass time activity rather it is now a critical driver of the economy in other countries and Zimbabwe cannot afford to lag behind,” said Nheweyembwa.

The Conference will cover the following topics:

1. The state of Corporate Governance in the sports and Recreation sector – Joseph Muchechetere
2. The role of National Sport Associations Executive Committees and Local Authorities in turning around the Sport and Recreation Industry
3. Key Policy pronouncements by the Minister of Sport, Arts and Recreation Hon. Kazembe Kazembe
4. A global perspective on good corporate governance – Tommy Sithole
5. Road map to Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics Zimbabwe’s position – Zimbabwe Olympic Committee CEO Mrs Anna Mguni
6. A model of Good Corporate Governance in line with the Sports and Recreation Commission Act and the Statutory Instrument 342 – Zimbabwe Aquatic Union President Mrs Mary Kloppers
7. Conference Resolutions and next steps

The investment for the conference is $40 per delegate to cover the conference materials, meals and certification.

Tongai Mwenje

Tongai Mwenje is a Senior Editor with Zimbabwe's largest online sports magazine Sportbrief He has been writing professionally since 2012 and currently writes for technology and sport blogs. He has vast experience in digital marketing, sports reporting and analysis. He is also a Sports and Technology columnist with Financial Gazette Online Sports Column and Technology Magazine respectively.

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