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International Development Committee
Oral evidence concluded
The International Development Committee questioned experts and the responsible Government Minister to examine the ongoing humanitarian crisis in South Sudan, assessing the current political and humanitarian situation on the ground, human rights, and UK involvement in the country. The Committee heard about access to basic services for the people of South Sudan, issues of gender based violence, food insecurity and access to healthcare, and UK humanitarian and political support to the world’s newest nation.
Evidence given by Dame Rosalind Marsden, Associate Fellow, Chatham House, Natalia Chan, Senior Advocacy and Policy Officer, East Africa, Christian Aid, and Dr Edward Thomas, Human rights investigator and researcher; Rory Stewart OBE MP, Minister of State for the Department for International Development and Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (at 10.45am).
International Development Committee hears from experts on situation in South Sudan