RESERVE Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono is today giving the keynote address at this year’s annual conference of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators in Zimbabwe (ICSAZ
The theme of the conference, which is being held in Victoria Falls, is “The chartered secretary – managing chaos”.
Gono is scheduled not only to give the keynote speech today, but also to speak again tomorrow on “Externalisation/internalisation of foreign currency”.
The conference, which is focusing on crisis management, will look at a number of issues related to the environment in which chartered secretaries and administrators work.
These include the changing role of directors, HIV and Aids, value-added tax and the country’s general economic situation.
Speakers include Elisha Mudzi of the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority, Lynd Francis of The Centre, which provides counselling and assistance for people living with HIV or Aids, Marah Hativagone, who is deputy president of the Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce and managing director of Codeco, Peter Robinson of Zim Consult and Nqaba Mkwananzi, a senior manager with accounting firm Ernst & Young.
ICSAZ president Underus Hove, who was elected to head the institute earlier this year, will officially open the conference.
Hove has made known his wish to see the institute taking steps to promote the appreciation of professional and ethical values as a means of countering dishonesty and corruption.