General Assembly of the Ethiopian Democratic Action League

June 16th, 2001

July 1-2, 2000, Washington DC
University of the District of Columbia

C O N F E R E N C E P R O G R A M

Saturday, July 1, 2000

08:00 AM – Breakfast
09:00 AM – Opening speech by the Chief Spokesperson of EDAL, Dr Gashu Habte
09:15 AM – Executive Committee report by the Secretary, Elias Kifle
09:30 AM – Q&A to the Executive Committee and discussion on EDAL’s objectives, strategies and activities
12:00 Noon – Lunch
01:30 PM – Presentation by Ato Abate Kassa
02:30 PM – Presentation by Ato Deneke Hailemariam
03:30 PM – Break
04:30 PM – Discussions on the presentations by Ato Abate and Ato Deneke
04:00 PM – Discussion on the TPLF/EPLF peace agreement
06:00 PM – Conference adjourns

Chairpersons
Morning program: Dr Gashu Habte
Afternoon program: Ato Fikreyesus Seyoum

Sunday, July 2, 2000

08:00 AM – Breakfast
09:00 AM – Presentation by Cdr Assefa Sefu
10:00 PM – Discussion on the presentation by Cdr Assefa Seifu
11:00 AM – Break
11:15 AM – Review EDAL’s mission, objectives, methods of struggle, plan of action, and organizational structure
(Existing documents will be reviewed and a working paper will be presented.)
12:00 NOON – Lunch
01:00 PM – Adopt agreement on EDAL’s mission, objectives, methods of struggle, plan of action, and organizational structure
02:00 PM – Discussion on the TPLF/EPLF peace agreement
03:00 PM – Issue a statement on the TPLF/EPLF peace agreement
03:30 PM – Closing remarks by Dr Gashu Habte and members
03:30 PM – Conference ends

Chairpersons
Morning program: Dr Mankelklot Haileselassie
Afternoon program: Dr Imru Assefa