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UK's approach to forced displacement in Africa examined

15 January 2019

The International Development Committee takes evidence on Forced displacement in Africa with the Minister of State for International Development. 


Tuesday 15 January 2019, Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House

At 10.00am

Department for International Development

  • Harriett Baldwin MP, Minister of State for Africa at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Minister of State for International Development
  • Chris Kiggell, Policy Manager protracted crises
  • Yves Horent, Senior Humanitarian Adviser in Africa Regional Department

Purpose of the Session

In the final evidence session of the inquiry, the Committee will take evidence from DFID and FCO Minister, Harriet Baldwin, on the UK's approach to forced displacement in Africa. The session will explore what the UK is doing to support the 20 million people who have been forced from their homes across the continent as a result of conflict or disaster. It will look at the potential for reform of the global architecture, including UNHCR, the coherence of cross-government work on migration and safeguarding and protections for women and children on the move.

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