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British foreign policy and 'Arab Spring': transition to democracy

30 November 2011

The Committee is holding the second of its evidence sessions in its inquiry into British foreign policy and the ‘Arab Spring’: the transition to democracy.

The first half of the session is expected to take a broad view of recent developments and the prospects for transition to democracy across the Middle East. The second half is likely to look in more detail at how the FCO can support the UK’s business interests in Egypt and Libya.

Tuesday 6 December 2011

Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

Watch Session | Transcript 

Witnesses:

At 10.10 am:

  • Dr Claire Spencer, Head, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House

At approx. 10.50 am:

  • Robin Lamb, Director General of the Libyan British Business Council (LBBC) and Executive Director of the Egyptian British Business Council (EBBC)

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