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Urgent Burundi humanitarian and political crisis examined

7 July 2016

International Development Committee hears from expert witnesses on the urgent humanitarian and political crisis in Burundi. The Committee will explore the current situation in the country, support for refugees, the potential for a resolution to the crisis and the UK's support to Burundi and the wider region.


Tuesday 12 July 2016, Committee Room 16, Palace of Westminster

At 10.15am

  • Dr Benjamin Chemouni, London School of Economics
  • Richard Moncrieff, Central Africa Project Director, International Crisis Group
  • Carina Tertsakian, Senior Researcher, Africa Division, Human Rights Watch
  • Emma Fanning, Humanitarian Policy Adviser, Oxfam GB

At 11.15am

  • Nick Hurd MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development
  • Jane Rintoul, Director for east and central Africa, Department for International Development
  • Neil Wigan, Africa Director, Foreign and Commonwealth Office

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